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World's large river deltas continue to degrade from human activity

From the Yellow River in China to the Mississippi River in Louisiana, researchers are racing to better understand and mitigate the degradation of …

100-Foot Asteroid to Buzz Earth Next Month

An asteroid as long as a basketball court will give Earth a close shave next month.

Asteroids

An Asteroid Will Pass Earth So Closely Next Month That We Could See It in the Sky

Let’s be very clear here: There is simply no possibility that Asteroid 2013 TX68 will get close enough to hit Earth when it flies by on March 5th. …

Earth Is Actually TWO Planets, Study Finds

Go ahead and forget what you know about the origins of the Earth and moon.<p>The giant impact hypothesis -- the popular belief that a "planetary embryo" called Theia collided with Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, leading to the formation of our planet's moon -- has been around for a while.<p>But a …

New dinosaur species may have been found

Five-and-a-half metre plesiosaur skeleton could be a new species, experts say<p>Paleontologists believe they may have discovered a new species of dinosaur after digging up the remains of a 165 million year old sea creature.<p>The five-and-a-half metre plesiosaur skeleton was found in a quarry in …

Pollution May Actually Be Good for the Earth

The hazy weather caused by pollution has made plants far more productive when it comes to scrubbing greenhouse gasses out of the air. Scientists say …

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Climate Change

Do earthquakes and boiling geysers mean volcano that could WIPE OUT life is about to blow?

GETTYIf Yellowstone fully erupted there would be global consequences<p>Fears the huge volcano at Yellowstone National Park in the US could be building …