The U.S. government will air-drop poisonous dead mice on the jungles of Guam, to reduce the invasive brown tree snakes' population.
Severe frostbite has forced British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes to pull out of an expedition to cross the Antarctic in winter.
Scientists have discovered fragments of an ancient micro-continent that lies buried in the Indian Ocean.
A new climate model predicts that there will be an overall drop in snowfall across the globe, as a result of rise in carbon dioxide levels over the next century.
Glow-in-the-dark lanternsharks use their bioluminescence as a warning system against potential predators as well as to camouflage themselves from prey.
Scientists have discovered that bumblebees can sense the electric signals of flowers.
Goldfish are invading Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada, amid concerns that the invasive species may affect the lake's ecosystem.
A new analysis on Siberian caves suggests that the country's permafrost could thaw, if there is a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has sent new images showing the first sample obtained from the interior of a Martian rock.
A new study on oceanic whitetip sharks finds that the endangered species regularly crosses international boundaries.
A new study signifies the importance of preserving the threatened acacia trees in order to protect the rare insectivorous bats in Israel.
A team of researchers is analyzing layers of urine deposited by rock hyrax to trace past climate changes in South Africa.
A mega-pod of dolphins spanning across 7 miles of ocean was spotted off the coast of San Diego.
A new species of scorpion has been discovered in the Santa Catalina Mountains in southern Arizona.