Why you should never try to get a geology buff to behave by threatening them with coal in their stocking
The Obama administration issued a final rule establishing seafood traceability requirements to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and seafood fraud
Humans are profoundly altering the earth. Is our impact enough to matter across geologic time? Some say it is. Welcome to the Anthropocene
Researchers can crack open stalagmites to uncover ancient earthquakes and changes in cave climate.
New drills could pierce kilometers-thick ice sheets to retrieve 1.5-million-year-old samples
The connected ice sheet could retreat even quicker in the future
David Biello's new book is The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age.
Those who claim ignorance is bliss don't know a thing.
Learn about the erratic past of one of America's most famous rocks
The loss of forests worldwide appears to interact synergistically to produce unpredictable effects on the global climate. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Drilling into Mexico’s Chicxulub basin also finds shattered rock where underground life could thrive
The DNA in seawater can reveal the diversity and abundance of fish species living in ocean waters. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers are studying the ocean’s carbon dynamics to improve predictions for sea level and temperature rise
The Atlantic coast will be one of the hardest hit regions
In which I answer a reader's question and show you something spectacular
Enjoy the fruits of our fall trip to one of the country's best volcanoes!
An epic photo from an epic trip
When rain fills the massive footprints left by elephants, communities of aquatic invertebrates quickly move in
NOAA storm scientists describe their harrowing trips into a swirling chaos of rain, dust, salt and bacteria