A shortage of data on the weather in Antarctica is hampering efforts to understand climate change in the region, according to new research.
A common marine crustacean has shown researchers that it's all set to beat climate change – the males will get more attractive to the females, with a resulting population explosion.
Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.
Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research.
An international research team from six universities, including Virginia Tech, works to better understand how trees – one of Earth's most vital renewable resources – adapt to changing climates.
By adding highly accurate radiocarbon dating of soil to standard Earth system models, environmental scientists from the University of California, Irvine and other institutions have learned a dirty little secret: The ground ...
A new mathematical model developed at the University of British Columbia integrates environmental and molecular sequence information to better explain how microbial networks drive nutrient and energy cycling in marine ecosystems.
A small group of Homo sapiens left Africa around 100,000 years ago in a series of astronomically paced slow migration waves and arrived for the first time in southern Europe around 80,000-90,000 years ago, according to a ...
2016 continues to be a momentous year for Australia's climate, on track to be the new hottest year on record.
Many people are concerned about conservation of the planet's cute and cuddlies. But in a world of global climate change, sometimes we must prioritize which species we can and should save from extinction. Dr. Alycia Stigall ...