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Lighting can strike the ground miles away from the towering thunderstorms that produce it, a phenomenon called a bolt from the blue.
Rapid ice loss from West Antarctica's ice sheet caused a slight dip in the Earth's gravitational field over the region. Continue reading →
A new analysis from a climate change organization estimates which coastal countries can expect the most regular flooding by the year 2100. Tara takes a look at which countries are singled out for the worst.
Man-made climate change stoked some of 2013's most extreme heat on the planet, a new report shows.
Environmentalists rejoice: The single-use plastic bag will soon be no more in the entire state of California. Continue reading →
The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading →
A prehistoric catastrophe may explain how the curious Tava sandstone in the Rocky Mountains may its way into much older granite rock.
See images shot by a hiker trapped on the top of Mount Ontake, the Japanese volcano that erupted on Sept. 27.
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