A new global map of the ocean, made with satellite data, reveals thousands of previously uncharted seamounts.
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Something to think about while raking.
Nearly 4,000 species of microorganisms were found in the cold, dark waters of Lake Whillans, which sits about half a mile below Antarctica’s ice sheet.
While some wetland birds in the U.S. appear to be doing well because of conservation programs, other birds are experiencing steep declines in population numbers.
Lava flow on the northeast side of Kilauea – Hawaii’s most active volcano – is setting trees and shrubs in its path on fire, but the fires are not spreading officials say.
The most recent rise in carbon dioxide is the largest annual change seen for this gas since 1984.
Cloud streets are long rows of cumulus clouds that are oriented parallel to the direction of the wind. Check out these cool images!
A new study has found that dangerous tornado outbreaks in the U.S. are on the rise.
Scientists head out to the Gulf of Mexico every summer to measure the size of the dead zone—an area with oxygen levels that are too low to support most marine life.
In a study of 65 cities across N. America – some humid and some dry – poor “convection efficiency” in humid cities made the urban heat island effect more intense.