While climate change is usually associated with warming temperatures, new research indicates that the planet will experience heat waves as well as cold snaps in the coming years.
Sea hares are shown to die off and cease embryonic development when exposed to boat noise, according to new research, in line with previous studies which have suggested that marine noise can affect animal movement and communication.
Americans are buying organic products more than ever before, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports. This is great news for the an ever-growing organic movement dedicated to making the slow transition back to all-natural farming techniques. However, the reasoning behind this sudden surge in organic interest may have less to do with the movement, and a lot more to do with fear.
The formation of the Antarctic ice sheet during a major climate shift 34 million years ago was the result of decreased carbon dioxide (CO2) levels, and not continental breakup like a widely held theory suggested, according to new research.
Earlier this week, the internet's beloved "science guy" Neil deGrasse Tyson threw his weighty two cents into the debate about genetically modified organism (GMO) foods, telling critics of the products to "chill out." But just what is a GMO and is the public really that naive?
Bumblebees assess pollen quality using floral characteristics such as petal color and shape, a new study reveals.
Thousands of tiny silvery fish are washing up dead along the waterways of the north Oregon coast - namely around the coast town of Seaside. The hundreds-of-thousands of fish reportedly died trying to swim up the Necanicum River, coming in with the tide only to get stranded shore-side and die.
Researchers are measuring the frosty waves that crash upon Arctic shores for the first time, and they are getting some stunning numbers.
Scientists believe some species, like the Drosophila birchii rainforest fly, may be able to evolve and adapt to the effects of climate change, new research suggests.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 is still impacting corals in the Gulf of Mexico, proving that the effects of this calamity are deeper and broader than predicted, according to a new study.
Humanity's influence on the world reached the South Pole even before the first explorers first set foot on the region's untouched ground, according to a recent study.
Ocean acidification, as a result of carbon dioxide release into the air, could pose a risk to Alaska's valuable fisheries and communities, according to a recent NOAA-led study.
As if Siberia understood that the world hasn't gotten enough of giant mysterious holes, the Sleeping Land has produced two more massive crater-like holes. In fact, one isn't even that far from the original at the "end of the world." What makes these a bit different is what the locals are saying about how they formed.
There is a massive weed popping up all over New York state that can cause skin irritation, blistering, scarring, and even blindness just from touching it! Thankfully, officials have just renewed efforts to battle this hellish weed this year.