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The US has joined more than 20 other countries in creating 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world.
Dry, hot and windy conditions continue to drive the Blue Cut wildfire in Southern California
High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
Burnt toilet paper sparks devastating wildfire: one dead, 2,500 evacuated and 3,000 hectares of forest ravaged.
Smoke and ash have been raining down near Lake Berryessa in the US state of California where wildfires have been spreading.
Richard Branson’s dream of commercial space tourism is a step closer to reality.
A state of emergency is in place in parts of the southern German region of Bavaria after heavy floods caused power cuts and chaos.
They are big, beautiful and in many ways just like us. Gorillas have gripped the world's attention since the killing of Harambe at Cincinnati Zoo after a small boy tumbled into his enclosure.
An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.
At least one person has died and dozens have been injured after two earthquakes shook Ecuador, which is still reeling from a massive tremor last…
Delegates from more than 165 states are at the United Nations in New York to sign an historic deal to slow down climate change. #EarthDay - the
As many as five people have died in flash flooding in Houston, Texas.
Together, they represent a total of 600 million people. 700 mayors from cities around the world have gathered at the UN climate conference in Paris
Marching against climate change: around the world, thousands take to the streets ahead of the COP21 conference.
It is a sobering statistic ahead of crucial climate talks in Paris. The world has seen its hottest October on record says NASA. Our monthly
Much has been written already about the consequences and implications of last Friday’s attacks in Paris. However, some of the most insightful comment
The French and American presidents have urged for action to tackle global warming following a warning by the World Meteorological Organization that greenhouse gases reached record levels in 2014.
Levels of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere reached record highs last year, making Earth a more dangerous planet for future generations, says the
Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2014, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Monday. “Every year we say
Every calendar month has a full moon. This July will see two. The first occurred on July 2, the second July 31. And this is called a blue moon. The
An ash cloud from Chile’s Calbuco volcano has hit neighbouring countries – with several airlines cancelling flights, as particles in the atmosphere
Europe is best-placed to enjoy tonight’s (April 22) meteor shower, according to astronomy experts. The peak of the Lyrid meteor display, which
If you’re a fan of space exploration be sure to catch our exclusive interstellar interview with astronauts Samantha Cristoforetti and Terry Virts on
The year 2014 ranks as the hottest year since records began in 1880 according to NASA. Research also shows that the ten warmest years on record have
“I begin to understand how flying into space will change humankind’s way of looking at Earth forever.” Those were the profound words of German
Opinion – Jon McBride, former astronaut Jon McBride, former astronaut and ambassador for Kennedy Space Center It’s been thirty years since my
Russia’s Soyuz spaceship has finally docked with the International Space Station. Engine trouble delayed the arrival of the spacecraft carrying the
A newly discovered asteroid as big as a football pitch has passed by relatively close to the Earth. Named Asteroid 2013, it is the latest in a flurry