The Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean is so deep your bones would literally dissolve. What's down there in its black, crushing depths?
Less water loss from plants causes the surrounding air to warm, and currents can transport that heat poleward
New analysis reveals river deltas’ surprising expansion
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
In a teleconference promoting her participation in Earth Day events on the National Geographic Channel, Goodall talked about what gives her hope during the pandemic and what she hopes we all learn from it...
Originally published in January 1860
Unconcerned about climate change on Earth, senator wants to create atmospheres on other planets
The first three months of the year were the second warmest in 141 years of record keeping
Introducing herds of large herbivores in the Arctic would disturb surface snow, allowing cold air to reach the ground and keep the permafrost frosty.
Data from tree rings suggest this drought is the worst in the region in 500 years
Warm temperatures, clear weather and little snow all played a role in last summer’s major melt event on the ice sheet
A handful of venture capitalists are taking big financial risks in hopes of even bigger rewards
Humboldt squid can rapidly change the pigmentation and luminescence patterns on their skin by contracting and relaxing their muscles, possibly to communicate.