Scientists say the environmental changes that took place in the end-Triassic extinction event could be similar to what is predicted for the near future.
Bacteria that consume methane were found to burrow into the worms' skin, allowing them to get nutrients from the greenhouse gas.
Melting snow and warmer winters are causing flocks to leave their winter grounds earlier than they did in the past.
"I wouldn't be shocked to see a five percent or more drop in carbon dioxide emissions this year," researcher Rob Jackson said.
In both cases there is a curve that must be flattened in order to avoid the worst outcomes, and in both cases disinformation is readily ramped up and must be countered.
Preserved roots, pollen, and spores from the forest were found in an ice core taken from near the Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers in West Antarctica
"Air pollution levels as observed by satellite are showing drastic improvements in many areas that have been undergoing restrictive quarantines," researcher Peter DeCarlo told Newsweek.
First model experiments suggest that by increasing the number of large herbivores in the Arctic, we could slow down permafrost thawing.
This past winter in the Northern Hemisphere—December to February—was tied for the second-warmest ever.
For a study, researchers investigated several areas of crocodilian biology by analyzing 20 different species from around the world.
Survey's conducted on the kelp forests of Tierra del Fuego in South America for the first time since 1973. Scientists say they are remarkably unchanged by human activity.
Scientists compared centuries-worth of data to see how the Indian Ocean Dipole has changed over the last millennia. Their results suggest extreme events are becoming more frequent and more intense.
Scientists show that ecosystems can collapse remarkably quickly once they have reached a tipping point. A "regime shift" can take place over human timescales of years and decades
We are desperately short on engineers—but slow to remove obstacles that prevent talented women and members of ethnic minority groups from joining the profession.
The legendary star expressed her support for the Democratic presidential candidate and his plans to combat climate change.
The Yellow River—the second longest in the country—is sometimes referred to as "China's sorrow" due to its tendency over the centuries to produce devastating floods.
"We are beginning to transition and go through the extinction," study author David Gruber said. "Who comes out the other side is up for grabs."
Find out how to help endangered species in the U.S., including the Florida Panther and the Loggerhead sea turtle.
Australia's summers are getting longer and hotter, raising serious questions.
We cannot sit by and watch as the Trump administration not only rejects new efforts to combat climate change and protect nature but takes steps to make matters worse.
"The extinction crisis gets worse by the day, but Trump officials are twiddling their thumbs as plants and animals fade away," said Noah Greenwald from the Center for Biological Diversity.
The event, held by the Bristol Youth Strike, drew people from across the country despite the poor weather.
The Green New Deal has been applauded for its scale and ambition but there are certain elements of the plan that may need to be tweaked to make it work practically.
Scientists have noticed significant ecological changes in the North Pacific near Alaska, including premature whales and slimmer seals, which they have linked to rising temperatures.
The Colorado River supplies water to around 40 million people.
Channels of warm water are merging under Thwaites glacier, new research shows.
On February 6, the temperature at the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula reached 18.3 degrees Celsius.
The tide appears to be turning with Republicans warming up to the idea of tackling climate change ahead of the November elections and amid broad support from millennial GOP voters.