Swollen rivers could impede levee repairs, inundate homes and delay the planting of crops
What’s up with all the shaking in the Caribbean? It’s business as usual on a geologic timescale
Journalist and author Peter Brannen talks about his book The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions ...
The sites are rich in cultural history, but the blazes might also reveal some unknown ones, say archaeologists
The year 2019 ended with a tragic bang, and 2020 is already a busy one for geologic disasters. Here’s the latest
Seven nations or territories see their costliest weather disasters in history
But scientists see chance to control invasive species and study ecosystem disruption
If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next big earthquake will come?
The seismic rumblings of the Philippines’ second most active volcano hold clues to what it might do
Rising temperatures and increased deforestation increase the risks for CO2-emitting fires
A life is lost, homes are damaged and destroyed, and an iconic Puerto Rican landform is no more. Here are what happened and how you can help
The two Atlantic Category 5 hurricanes and three Northwest Pacific Category 5 super typhoons of 2019 set records
The large, intense fires have threatened more than 800 million animals in the state of New South Wales alone, according to one estimate
While California had some success at minimizing wildfires in 2019, much work remains to mitigate flooding
The decision comes as the federally funded Army Corps of Engineers is under pressure to improve flood protection
A new study finds a 20-fold increase in the risk of simultaneous heat waves in major crop-producing regions when the pattern is in place
A relatively small eruption on a New Zealand island volcano created an outsize tragedy
The event shows that even geologically minor eruptions can endanger people
Steam volcanic eruptions like this one can only be detected seconds or minutes in advance
An ultraintense hurricane—Dorian—and multiple destructive slow-moving storms: Are they harbingers of the future?...