USA Today reports that the entertainment giant will be banning single-use plastic straws from all theme parks that it owns. This includes resorts, properties, and any place Disney has a hold on.
Whether it is caused by wildfire or prescribed fire, smoke can have serious health ramifications, including aggravating respiratory and cardiovascular conditions. In a previous study, Sachdeva looked at 700 tweets related to the King Fire in California and found that they were a reliable predictor of air quality related to that fire
Research published today in Nature describes upheaval among fish and invertebrate communities after a marine heatwave hit Australia's Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea in early 2016.
A warmer future may lead to a common Midwestern songbird becoming considerably less common, according to a team of researchers whose study of the population-level impacts of climate change on Acadian flycatchers was published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Diamonds are some of the most valuable rocks on Earth, precisely because of its rarity. New research finds it's not so rare after all, with a shockingly endless stash below Earth's surface.
A huge iceberg, measuring 100 meters in height, slammed into the western coast of Greenland. According to the BBC, the iceberg is 200 meters wide, 100 meters high and weighs 11 million tons.
Archaeologists unearth stone tools in China dating back to 2.1 million years old, the oldest ever evidence of hominins outside of Africa. These tools are 1.3 million years older than modern humans.
Who knew the first ever color produced by living things on Earth is a bright shade of pink? Scientists find 1.1-billion-year-old rocks with fossils of the earliest pigments in geological history.
What's going on in Canada and why is raining feces over there? Nobody knows the answer, but there have been multiple incidents of bystanders getting splattered with poop falling from the skies.
Humans are causing Earth's temperature rising dangerously high in present time. Half a billion years ago, it was the evolution of early animals that sparked the planet's first global warming event.
Scientists find that the temperature at the coldest place on Earth can drop even lower to -144 degrees Fahrenheit. This is several degrees lower than the initial record, but can it get even colder?
Researchers come up with a clever solution for climate change: simply reuse the carbon dioxide in the air over and over again. Now, the technology is not only available but also very affordable.
Experts point out that scientists and economists should look into a more accurate assessment of potential economic damage from climate change.
How did humans get to the Americas? There are earlier theories, but the coastal route is looking more likely with a new study detailing exactly how it was possible.
Surviving five near-death experiences in the course of 30 millenia, the Great Barrier Reef is more resilient than you think. However, scientists warn that with current stressors, survival is not guaranteed.