(CNN) — Scalding, black lava crept out of the largest fissure ripped open by Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, consuming the lush, green landscape around it and lobbing balls of magma known as "spatter bombs"
The animal kingdom is one of life’s great success stories — a collection of millions of species that swim, burrow, run and fly across the planet. All that diversity, from ladybugs to killer whales, evolved
The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it “We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile
By Chris Mooney Chris Mooney Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment. Email Bio Follow Two years ago, former NASA climate scientist James Hansen and a number of colleagues laid out
A new report warns that environmental damage threatens the well-being of 3.2 billion people. Yet solutions are within reach. More than 75 percent of Earth’s land areas are substantially degraded, undermining
The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales. Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared
Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning. Using
You’re a fish in the ocean. It’s 2023 and humans have begun deploying swarms of sentinel robot fish along the reef where you live that will monitor your environment, track pollution and collect intelligence
Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does
• Studies suggest disposable, plastic water bottles can harbor hundreds of tiny bits of plastic, and we're drinking them down with bottled H2O.• Microplastics are all over the place: in our salt, contaminating
There are some spiders that even other spiders should be afraid of. The Pelican spiders, so-called because of a long neck and long jaw-like appendages, make a living by hunting and killing other spiders.
RIO GRANDE, P.R. — When Hurricane Maria walloped Puerto Rico in September, it ripped off roofs, flooded neighborhoods and all but destroyed the island’s power grid, leaving a humanitarian catastrophe Puerto
Crouching guano, hidden penguins. One of the biggest penguin colonies in the world was hiding in poop sight. Thanks to a whole lot of guano showing up in pictures from space, researchers have discovered
An asteroid the size of a bus whizzed by us three times closer than the distance to the moon late Thursday, waving for the cameras as ii passed. The space rock named 2018 DV1 is in the middle of the above
Weird & Wild Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal." A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in its evolution.