Answering this question takes us to some very interesting places — back into the past, up into the sky, down into the ocean and sweeping across desert plains. It offers magnificent proof of the abundance of animal life on Earth, but it also points to humanity’s role in […]
In a remote area of northwest Greenland, an international team of scientists has made a stunning discovery, buried beneath a kilometer of ice. It’s a meteor impact crater, 300 meters deep and bigger than Paris or the Beltway around Washington, DC. It is one of the 25 largest […]
Scientists have new evidence that Earth’s many periodic mass extinctions follow a cycle of about 27 million years, connecting the five major mass extinctions with more minor ones occurring throughout Earth’s life-fostering timespan. The artificial intelligence analysis could also shift how evolutionary scientists think about the aftermath of mass […]
Journey through a place where two worlds collide, our beautiful coastlines. Relax and experience stunning shores with this 10 hour loop. A good break from working from home?
The ocean floor of the South Pacific contains traces of ancient dust that may have changed Earth’s very climate, and new research suggests it came all the way from beneath ice-age glaciers of what is now Argentina. Whipped up by strong westerly winds some 20,000 years ago, these […]
Jeff Bezos named 16 environmental organizations that will get the first chunk of his $10 billion fund for climate action on Instagram recently. Collectively, they’ll get $791 million from the richest man on Earth, although Bezos did not specify how much would go to each group. “I’ve spent the past […]
Wonder what our planet would look like without oceans? Then this animation by NASA will blow your mind.
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The idea of modifying Earth’s atmosphere to cool the planet, once seen as too risky to seriously consider, is attracting new money and attention. Investors watch out! As the effects of climate change become more devastating, prominent research institutions and government agencies are focusing new money and attention on […]
Scientists at two of America’s biggest automakers knew as early as the 1960s that car emissions caused climate change, a monthslong investigation by E&E News has found. The discoveries by General Motors and Ford Motor Co. preceded decades of political lobbying by the two car giants that undermined […]