(CNN) — While you were living your life on December 18th, 2018, a giant space rock exploded 16 miles above the Earth's surface, giving off 10 times the energy of the atomic bomb detonated over Hiroshima.
A whale that washed ashore in a coastal Philippines province was revealed to have 88 pounds of plastic trash inside its body, New York Times reports. The 1,100-pound whale, found Saturday in the town Mabini,
England is set to run short of water within 25 years, the chief executive of the Environment Agency has warned. The country is facing the ‘‘jaws of death”, Sir James Bevan said, at the point where water
(CNN) — A small brown rat which lived on a tiny island off northern Australia is the world's first mammal known to have become extinct due to "human-induced climate change," the government says. The Bramble
Some 252 million years ago, Earth almost died. In the oceans, 96 percent of all species became extinct. It’s harder to determine how many terrestrial species vanished, but the loss was comparable. This
The ex-US secretary of state, speaking at a Guardian Live event, predicts mass movement from Africa Europe faces even deeper political turmoil and the possibility of mass migration from Africa unless world
NEW DELHI — A toxic fog is creeping over New Delhi. Children trudge to school with plastic masks strapped to their faces. Sports events are canceled. Eyes burn. Throats itch. Chests heave. It’s the dreaded
Strong winds push water into historic Italian lagoon city in worst flooding in a decade Venice has been inundated by an exceptional high tide which put three-quarters of the lagoon city under water. Large
Just how real is the risk? Sir Martin Rees, Britain’s dapper astronomer royal, issues a dark warning in his new book, "On the Future." While assessing various threats facing our species, he turns his to
Activists block roads and railway to mark a year since referendum result was overruled by Madrid Tens of thousands of Catalans congregated in Barcelona on Monday to mark the first anniversary of the region’s
We only have 10-20 years to fix this. This summer people have been suffering and dying because of heat waves and wildfires in many parts of the world. The past three years were the warmest ever recorded,
MACERATA, Italy — At the end of his shooting rampage as the police closed in, Luca Traini climbed the steps of a Fascist-era monument, wrapped himself in an Italian flag and straightened his arm in a salute.