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An extremely strong El Niño was in progress earlier this year. Historically, some are followed by a La Niña, but ocean temps suggest … not this year.
The record-warm August continues a streak of 11 consecutive months that have set new monthly high-temperature records.
What would Earth be like if all of its ice melted? New short video from the guys at AsapSCIENCE, featuring Bill Nye.
Native plant diversity in forests of northern North America is declining due to an invasion by earthworms introduced hundreds of years ago from Europe.
After a rapid assessment, scientists have concluded that climate change increased chances of the August record rains in Louisiana by at least 40%.
The scientists who discovered it in the highlands of northern Greece named it Adonis, for the Greek god of beauty and desire. It’s more than 1,000 years old.
Evolutionary biology can explain skunks’ striking appearance, but only chemistry can get rid of the smell.
The international moratorium on whale-hunting is still in place, but – good news – some whales are coming off the U.S. endangered species list.
Earth’s earliest lifeforms were single-celled microbes. The new fossil discovery places them on Earth even earlier than previously thought.
Autumn’s false dawn
Rosetta spacecraft selfie with comet