Pleasant this weekend
A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, mollusk shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, new research finds.
Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, may be on the rise in Lake Erie due to climate change and invasive zebra and quagga mussels, according to a new report published in the journal Water Resources Research.
The discovery of several mysterious craters in Siberia earlier this year launched a wave of speculation about their origins.
Climate changes have made scientists speculate about the possible future shift in range of many species, but in the ocean waters off the southern coast of New England, one major ocean species isn't waiting for further changes -- it's already packed up and headed north, primarily for Canada.
Sharks exposed to ocean water acidified by too much carbon dioxide alter their behavior, swimming in longer spurts than sharks in typical ocean water, particularly during their nighttime wanderings.
The Arabian Sea is now more likely to glow emerald green instead of sapphire blue in winter because its food chain is out of whack, researchers reported on Sept. 9.