Hermit crabs are mistaking plastic for shells and the problem has killed more than half a million of the crustaceans, a new study by the Natural History Museum has found. The creatures do not make their
KEY WEST, Fla. — Officials in the Florida Keys announced what many coastal governments nationwide have long feared, but few have been willing to admit: As seas rise and flooding gets worse, not everyone
(CNN) — When Donna Bonin's 13-year-old son recently came down with a sky-high fever, she thought to herself: This can't be the flu. It's November. But Bonin is an experienced mother of seven, and she'd
A dead sperm whale that washed up on a Scottish beach had more than 220 pounds of tangled netting, rope, plastic and other debris inside its stomach, according to a local whale research group. The 10-year-old
Still think that measles is a “harmless” disease? What’s happening in the country of Samoa ain’t a Brady Bunch episode. It shows what can really happen when you don’t vaccinate children against the measles.
Black soldier flies (Hermetia illucens) are not much to look at, but they are making major waves in the aquaculture industry. These superstar larvae are disrupting the fish feed status quo by providing
If you’re the captain of the Titanic, approaching a giant iceberg with the potential to sink your ship becomes an emergency only when you realise you might not have enough time to steer a safe course.
MADRID (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass “point
Nine crucial tipping points in Earth’s climate are now “active” and in danger of being crossed thanks to warming global temperatures caused by human activity, warn scientists in a commentary published
The Coalition is too closely linked to the fossil fuel industry to be able to contemplate a future without coal, oil or gas. As climate change-induced crises continue through Australia, they must distance
More than 150 Harvard and Yale students and alumni protesting the two institutions’ financial ties to the fossil fuel industry delayed the annual Harvard-Yale football game Saturday. The demonstrators
This year is increasingly likely to be the planet’s second- or third-warmest calendar year on record since modern temperature data collection began in 1880, according to data released this week by the
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with floes,