Just Washed In
There is mounting evidence that hundreds of thousands of years ago, our prehistoric ancestors learned to recycle the objects they used in their daily lives, say researchers gathered at an international conference in Israel
So far this year, 31 people across Florida have been infected by the severe strain of vibrio vulnificus, an infection caused by a bacteria found in warm salt water, and 10 have died.
France’s constitutional council rejected on Friday a challenge to a law banning hydraulic fracturing for exploration and production of the country’s shale gas and oil.
The international scientific community’s new assessment of the estimated sea level rise caused by global warming is a significant development, but experts say the projections for higher sea levels in the IPCC assessment report (AR5) are still on the low side. The projections are of immediate concern to low-lying countries and small island states.
A photo gallery from Thomas P Peschak’s book, Sharks and People.
Sand mining, a major environmental concern, will soon get international attention after it was included in the list of the new and emerging issues by the United Nations.
Within 35 years, global average temperatures will be hotter than historical extremes, a new study on global warming reveals.
Geologist Orrin Pilkey predicted exactly what a storm like Sandy would do to the mid-Atlantic coast and New York City. On a tour of destruction after the deluge, he and David Gessner ponder a troubling question: Why are people rebuilding, as if all this isn’t going to happen again?
A recent study changes the understanding of how the Hawaiian Islands formed. Scientists have determined that it is the eruptions of lava on the surface, extrusion, which grow Hawaiian volcanoes, rather than internal emplacement of magma, as was previously thought.
Sand wars: U.S. coastal towns in the market for sand, a CBS video.