While there have always been good and bad years for polar bears, scientists expect that there will be more bad years as the Arctic warms.
The rapid melting of polar ice has sent activity in the inhospitable region into overdrive as nations eye newly viable gas, deposits and shipping routes.
As the climate warms more microscopic pathogens could thaw and come back to life.
A thin layer of bright green slime at the bottom of an Antarctic lake is giving scientists a glimpse at life on Earth 2.4 billion years ago.
One unexpected and morbid consequence of rising global climate and melting ice is the re-emergence of dead bodies.
Saturn’s faint outermost ring cuts a massive swath as it circles around its home planet, spanning an area of sky nearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself.
Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks could lose nearly all their glaciers by 2100. Continue reading →
El Nino will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina. Continue reading →
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