“Hell on Earth” has been recorded in a small region of Kuwait in the Middle East. The temperature recorded is said to be the highest and the hottest for 2016. Yet, according to records, Kuwait’s temperature fails to beat the hottest day in history which was on July 10, 1913 in Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley.
Over 500 million people living in the Middel East and North Africa are going to be dispaced due to the rising temparatures, making the two regions unable to support human life.
An invasive species of moth known as the tomato leafminer is damaging tomato crops globally. It hasn't made its way to the U.S. yet but Virginia Tech researchers have issued recommendations on how to prevent future destruction.
Wars are usually caused by struggles for land or power, but one new study is blaming climate change, at least in part, for the start of the Syrian war.
The desert tawny owl has been a victim of mistaken identity for over a century, and researchers are now just beginning to shed light onto this new species.
Middle Eastern plants are denying the existence of climate change, as new research shows the region's vegetation is defiant and able to withstand more than seven years without water.
Scientists recently discovered a 6,200-year-old schistosomiasis parasite egg in Syria, providing the first clue that human technology contributed to and even exacerbated disease burden in the Middle East.
Already highly dangerous bacteria called carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have learned to "cloak" themselves with genetic material, effectively hiding from the body's natural defenses. Experts are calling these new types of CRE "phantom bacteria" and have already found a multitude of them in the Middle East.