Japan was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake early morning of Nov. 22. The earthquake occured in Fukushima where a devastating incident killed 18,000 in 2011.
A new study on sea level rise in the past decades have shown that cities along the East Coast of the United States are at a more flood-prone future, seeing how sea level rise in the area is more rapid compared to the rest of the world.
Since the dawn of the 21st century bats, have been dying at an alarming rate. After combing through hundreds of years of data, researchers found humans may be making matters worse by installing wind turbines all over the world. And the spread of white-nosed syndrome across North America is certainly wiping out populations, too.
The water level in the north arm of Utah's Great Salt Lake has reached a new low, and the south arm is within a foot of a new record, too.
Piping plovers are facing habitat loss and breeding space as a result of wetland drainage in the Great Plains.
Snake Fungal Disease (SFD) is an emerging disease found in snakes throughout the eastern U.S. When infected, snakes exhibit discolored and crusty scabs, among many other abnormalities. However, researchers recently revealed the culprit behind the mysterious skin disease.
Years after the infamous Anaktuvuk River fire – the largest recorded Arctic tundra fire – researchers have found a link between wildfires in the Arctic tundra and widespread permafrost thaw.
While it has long been known that eastern California's Mono Lake and Mono Craters were set above a volcanic system, new 3D images of the massive magma chambers beneath will help scientists make predictions for the next eruption, a study says.
Rare Hawaiian forest birds may lose half of their natural high-elevation habitat by the end of the century, thanks to climate shifts and disease outbreaks.