Many astronomers worry that it’s only a matter of time until another devastating asteroid will smash into Earth, as it happened roughly 66 million years ago when the dinosaurs went extinct. Hopefully or not, most of us won’t be around ...

New research aims to raise awareness of Asia’s current situation. For instance, more than 1 billion people depend on rivers with their headwaters in the mountain ranges, including the Himalayans and Karakoram. Climate change is currently causing mountain snow to ...

Humanity must figure out the climate and nature crises together or solve neither of the two, a report from 50 of the world’s most reputable scientists says. Global warming and the impact we have on wildlife is increasing damage on ...

Venus’ extreme environment where no living creature from Earth would survive has captured the attention of astronomers for a long time. Even so, Venus is known as ‘”Earth’s twin” because of the fact that both planets have similar sizes and ...

A newly released report of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels confirms we’re facing a climate crisis. The concentrations of CO2 are so high that scientists believe Earth only experienced a similar event million years ago. The new results are unexpected ...

Considered one of the most powerful forces of nature, tropical cyclones (TCs) can bring extreme havoc on people, animals, the environment, and human populations.  So far, experts have strived to improve the TC forecasting method, aiming to save lives. As ...

Perhaps the dinosaurs would have been around even today if the Chicxulub impactor never wiped them all out 66 million years ago. While in a parallel universe, we might be friends with some of those huge creatures, palaeontologists still have ...

Permafrost is known to remain at 0 degrees Celsius or below for a minimum of two years. Although it doesn’t have to contain water nor ice, permafrost is still a pretty unwelcoming environment, and you can simply define it by ...

Who doesn’t like to take a good look at solar eclipses? Of course, you must do it only after you grab those special glasses. Parts of the northern and eastern US will be witnessing a partial solar eclipse in the ...

The Coxcatlan Cave from Mexico’s Tehuacan Valley is one of the most popular time capsules the Earth naturally offers. Archaeologists from the US and Mexico delved deep within the cave’s earliest chapter, relying on complicated dating techniques to figure out ...