Melting snow could lead to a higher short-term concentration of certain pollutants in the air, soil and surface of bodies of water.
The seven students and one teacher from Otawara High School in Tochigi Prefecture were attending a climbing event in the town of Nasu when the incident happened on Monday at around 8:30 a.m.
A major snowstorm whipped through the northeast and mid-Atlantic portion of the, including New York City on Tuesday.
A man from Michigan is "eternally grateful" to his pet dog as he recover from a near-death experience thanks to the perseverance and loyalty of his dog.
The Japanese capital of Tokyo experienced its first November snow in 54 years. This is also the first time show has accumulated on the ground since records were taken in the 1800s.
The Arctic is rapidly changing. Scientists found that sea salt could be contributing to local air pollutants in the Arctic.
Toronto Zoo's polar bear cub was recently introduced to snow, and it turns out she is a fan of the fluffy white stuff.
Black squirrels have been seen more regularly in Michigan -- many residents have even mistaken them for rats with bushy tails. Despite their unique color, however, they are still gray squirrels. They seem to occur more often in northern climates, and a project looks at them in the U.K.
Snowshoe hares typically shed their brown summer coats to blend in with the snowy scenery of the winter. However, when there is no snow, these mismatched animals have no place to hide and increase their chances of being spotted by a predator.
Red deer living across Europe prefer to graze on grasses and short shrubs, but when food sources are covered by feet of snow and ice, their stomachs shrink and their bodies take in nutrients more efficiently than in more plentiful summers.
In Buffalo, a city that knows about inclement weather, a recent study found that people's weather-related Twitter comments could improve existing weather models and make it easier for traffic planners to know what's out there.
A look at what happens to the human body while scaling Mount Everest, 29,029 Feet Above Sea Level.
California's Sierra Nevada snowpack is lower than it has ever been in the past 500 years – a result of the region's three-year long drought, which doesn't seem to be ending anytime soon, say researchers.
Researchers examined various snowpacks in the Sierra Nevada region in order to get a better understanding of how climate change is affecting subsurface water content levels.
Although the media has egregiously been playing up the "snowmageddon" since winter storm Juno made her way across the East Coast, the US has still been experiencing some record cold, with local complaining that they haven't felt so chilled in years. Now NASA and the NOAA are here to tell us that it wasn't all in our heads, releasing satellite imagery that show an utterly frozen over eastern US.