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Fires continue to blaze in the southeastern United States with no end in sight. Here’s a satellite look at a few of them.
A new analysis of hundreds of studies says that almost every aspect of life on Earth has been affected by climate change … and that’s not good news for humans.
California has dry spells, but the state hasn’t had exceptional drought since at least 2000. Now, about 20 percent of California is in exceptional drought, and many trees have died.
Some things that would happen here on Earth if our giant source of heat and light were to vanish from the sky, and how long it would take.
Over its lifetime of about 25 years, an Arctic Tern can fly a million kilometers – nearly three times the distance from the Earth to the moon.
A Chinese construction crew unearthed a new dinosaur fossil. It had feathers and a beak. A scientist called it “one of the most beautiful, but saddest, fossils I’ve ever seen.”
It’ll be the hottest year on record unless the final weeks of 2016 are the coldest of the 21st century so far, according to the World Meteorological Organization.
On November 14 1963, crew aboard a trawler sailing near Iceland spotted a column of smoke rising from the sea surface. A new island, Surtsey, was being born.
A powerful earthquake has struck New Zealand’s South Island, causing tsunami waves, landsides, many aftershocks and leaving 2 dead.
The Arctic’s multi-year sea ice – ice that survives the summer melt – is weaker and there’s less of it. Satellite images show the difference between 1984 and now.
N. Hemisphere? Watch for earliest sunsets
Patterns in mammatus clouds