A team of researchers has discovered that the cold-water coral is growing much deeper than seen previously in the Gulf of Mexico.
NASA scientist is helping to fill a big gap in scientists' understanding of how much urban pollution ultimately winds up in Earth's upper atmosphere.
Research study in "Nature" confirms improved method by marine scientists from Kiel.
Researchers have discovered a new chemical compound in the Earth’s atmosphere that forms sulfuric acid causing a significant impact on the climate change and health.
Forests hammered by windstorms, avalanches and wildfires may appear blighted, but a Washington State University researcher says such disturbances can be key to maximizing an area's biological diversity.
Study identifies additional risks to reefs stemming from pollution and heavy fishing
For years, scientists have debated how big a role elephants play in toppling trees in South African savannas.
Leaky pipes are a common problem for the water industry: between 20 and 40 per cent of the UK's total water supply can be lost through damaged pipes.
An international study predicts the likely impact of ocean acidification on shellfish and other marine organisms living in seas from the tropics to the poles.
Salmon conservation shouldn't focus on managing flows in streams and rivers or on preserving only places that currently have strong salmon runs.
Now's the time to prepare for the heat waves, heavy rains and droughts that climate change will bring, says Stanford's Chris Field, a noted climate researcher.
A new study casts doubt over the validity of models used to assess the impact of radiation on human health.
Planet's carbon uptake doubles in past 50 years, researchers ponder how long trend can continue.
Astronomers filmed a small asteroid called 2012 KT42 which narrowly missed Earth on 29 May.
NASA's Terra satellite captured two tropical cyclones on visible imagery today, August 1 as they head for landfall. Typhoon Saola is approaching Taiwan and Typhoon Damrey approaching southern Japan, are both headed for landfall in China.