Climate change may not have been to blame for an abrupt recent slowdown of a sweeping Atlantic Ocean current, a change that delivered an intense pulse of ocean warming and sea level rise through the Gulf of Maine and elsewhere along the East Coast.
Zimbabwe has announced that in an effort to raise money the country is putting some of its wild animals up for sale.
New and expanded marine parks and fishing rules could be powerful antidotes for threats of famine as fisheries dwindle from climate change and overfishing, new research has shown.
Materials from Earth's mantle that were created within the first 50 million years of the solar system's birth have been discovered.
Did you know that Florida is home to the only coral reef in the continental United States? Unfortunately, as much as 81 percent has been buried beneath sediment from the massive dredging project to expand Miami’s port.
Bubbles in ancient Australian lava reveal that the early Earth's atmosphere might have been half as thick as it is today, scientists say.
An odd phenomenon may explain why the Southeastern United States has experienced recent earthquakes, even though the region sits snugly in the middle of a tectonic plate and not at the edges, where all the ground-shaking action usually happens.