Mexico braced Thursday for Hurricane Max which swirled off its southwestern coast, triggering warnings of life-threatening conditions in areas hit by a devastating earthquake last week.
Fisherman Jake Bunch leans over the side of the fishing boat "Sadie K," spears his catch, and reels it aboard: an abandoned crab pot, dangling one limp lasagna noodle of kelp and dozens of feet of rope, just the kind of fishing ...
The chocolate industry is indirectly driving massive and illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, fuelling a catastrophic decline in wildlife, a green group said Wednesday.
The biggest threat to human life during a hurricane is often the storm surge, which occurs when sea level rises dramatically during a storm, sending a wall of water gushing over land.
When you live on the East Coast and hear about the West Coast wildfires you assume those wildfires won't have any personal effect on you other than empathy for those in the paths of the fires. Think again.
Barely a week after Hurricane Harvey devastated large swaths of the US Gulf coast, Americans on the East Coast on Sunday were warily watching the progress of another major storm, Hurricane Irma.
Tropical Storm Lidia has left at least four people dead in its sweep across Mexico's Baja California peninsula, wrecking infrastructure and homes along the way, authorities said Friday.
Marine authorities in the U.S. and Canada said Friday they will marshal resources to try to find out what's behind a string of deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales.
Tropical Storm Harvey is rapidly gaining strength as it churns toward the southern coast of Texas and is likely to become a hurricane by Friday, US weather officials said.