The melting of Arctic sea ice is causing significant changes to the balance of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, suggests a new study.
Alpine cushion plants help other plant species to survive in harsh mountain environment, according a new research.
A study has been conducted in order to understand the importance of winter conditions for fish in streams and rivers in cold regions.
A meteor shower streaked central Russia and the Urals region Friday at 9.00 a.m local time, causing havoc and injuring 1,000 people, reports authorities.
According to the latest finding published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, bats carry more human-infecting viruses that are easily transmitted from animals to humans, when compared to rodents.
Scientists have discovered a new species of fish in one of the deepest points on Earth.
For the first time, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has drilled into a flat, veiny rock and collected a sample from its interior.
The Sierra Madre Mountain Range on the Philippine island of Luzon boasts of more than 100 species of reptiles and amphibians.
A rare pygmy sperm whale, which washed ashore the Cayman Islands Thursday, has died.
A new study has confirmed the theory that change in modern species diversity across mountains in the tropics is greater than in temperate latitudes.
Turtles delay laying their eggs until they find a safe environment, reveals a new study.
A new study suggests that the reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park is not enough to restore the park's ecosystem.
Salmon use the Earth's magnetic field to navigate in open water as they locate their river of origin to breed.
Russian explorers claimed that they have created a record in diving to the bottom of Labynkyr - one of the world's coldest lakes.