The enormous fires, which are being amplified by climate change, have killed up to a billion animals and may drive species to extinction.
In the last 10 years, our climate models have gotten much better and they all tell us the same thing: We have to act now.
For the first time, NOAA's annual report on the devastating effects of climate change in the Arctic is highlighting the unsettling changes to the lives of the people who live there.
Scientists were investigating the cause of "pockmarks" on the seafloor when they made an unsettling discovery: thousands of mini-craters, apparently formed by garbage.
Microsolderer Jessa Jones is recovering precious data from iPhones that Apple won't fix.
Fish nurseries near Hawaii contain higher concentrations of plastic than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and baby fish are mistaking this trash for food.
Electric vehicles can help save the planet, but their batteries pose a serious challenge to the world's recycling infrastructure. We need to improve and scale up recycling methods now, scientists say in a new paper.
Can bacteria help prevent one of Earth’s deadliest geologic disasters?
The forecast is still uncertain, but one possibility is a landfall right near the historic spaceport. NASA isn’t taking any chances.
Scientists conducted the most detailed reconnaissance of one of Earth's rarest atmospheric phenomena in a spectacular flight.
Using records from early 20th century ships, researchers are peering into the Arctic’s past to understand the present.
Natural cycles can make Greenland more prone to melting. Climate change is tipping the scales.