Many species are known to have changed their migration routes in response to the changing climate, now including mule deer and Bewick's swans.
Here are some brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about a 70-million-year-old mollusk fossil that reveals years back then had a few more days than we have now...
Ancient ice and sediment samples show that extensive sea ice in the past helped halt the rise of carbon dioxide
Biological oceanography expert Miriam Goldstein talks about issues facing the oceans. Reporter Adam Levy discusses air pollution info available because of the pandemic. And astrophysicist Andrew Fabian chats about black holes...
Narwhals, recognizable by their large single tusk, make distinct sounds that are now being analyzed in depth by researchers.
Fine dust from the burning rain forest could exacerbate coronavirus infections amid signs that the blazes might be particularly severe in 2020
How this thin layer of aerosol particles might impact global climate remains to be seen
We say so long to the Scientific American blogs network. But this isn’t goodbye!
An Arctic heat wave ushered in the start of the melt season two weeks earlier than average
The Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean is so deep your bones would literally dissolve. What's down there in its black, crushing depths?
New analysis reveals river deltas’ surprising expansion
Less water loss from plants causes the surrounding air to warm, and currents can transport that heat poleward
Higher temperatures and wetter weather may spur soil microbes to release more carbon into the atmosphere
An unusually strong polar vortex kept the hole open for nearly a month—now, it’s finally shut again
Pooling meltwater destabilized the glacier, sending an avalanche of ice down a mountainside
Tamu Massif and dozens of other seafloor volcanoes formed like sheet cakes, not layer cakes
The large herbivores appear to prefer disturbed areas over more intact ones and spread many more seeds in those places through their droppings.
Ice lost by Greenland and Antarctica outweighs any gains from accumulating snow, measurements from NASA’s ICESat-2 show
Help kids learn about the geology of the Pacific Northwest in a fun, informative geology book with easy projects
These charts show that while progress has been made in some areas, humanity still has a major impact on the planet