A new study from international researchers says that Earth is outside of its “safe operating space for humanity” in six of nine measures of its health.
More than 7 million people now use the Merlin Bird ID worldwide.
Scientists were surprised to find thousands of pearl octopuses living together as they protected their developing eggs.
The U.S. weather agency is exploring the ocean around the Aleutian Islands aiming to map the sea floor and make discoveries about undersea life.
Several organizations are racing to save the reef that runs along the Florida Keys.
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A new fossil study by researchers from China and Canada suggests that ancient mammals may have attacked and eaten larger dinosaurs.
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The James Webb Space Telescope recently celebrated its first year in operation.
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Scientists say they have found new evidence of organic matter on Mars that could be linked to past life on the planet.
The Earth set unofficial record high temperatures last week. Scientists said they were a clear sign of how pollutants released by humans are warming the environment.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is preparing to launch a spacecraft designed to study the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy across far reaches of the universe.