In April 2015, Nepal - and especially the region around the capital city, Kathmandu - was struck by a powerful tremor. An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 destroyed entire villages, traffic routes and cultural monuments, with a death toll of some 9,000.
Magma could rise from the upper mantle into the middle and upper crust beneath the Laacher See Volcano (Rhineland-Palatinate). For the first time, the scientists present evidence of deep and low-frequency earthquakes caused by magma movements under the Laacher See Volcano.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are using computer models to investigate if tiny tremors detected near this site could be connected to the disaster itself.
Irvine, Calif. - Antarctica experienced a sixfold increase in yearly ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017, according to a study published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Netherl...
Tiny moth from Asia spreading fast on Siberian elms in eastern North America
"The Uninhabitable Earth" scenario is "misleading" and "incredibly bleak," according to experts.
Noted physicist Stephen Hawking has said that Earth is on the path to becoming a hothouse planet like Venus.
An enormous iceberg is about to calve from the Larsen C ice shelf.
This Panda Power Plant is not only cute and fascinating but also evironmental-friendly and very useful.
Scientists have suggested that the perfect storm of factors led to the mass bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef.
Who knew that solar panels actually increased the presence of a more dangerous greenhouse gas than CO2?