Video: Why ice core research matters

Inside the New Zealand Ice Core Research Facility, scientists like Dr. Holly Winton from the Te Puna Pātiotio—Antarctic Research Centre at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington analyze ice core samples to ...

The story of a missing gray seal camera

A rare piece of research equipment was recovered on the Scotian Shelf after it spent three years lost at sea, and its contents could contain valuable information about the behavior of gray seals on Sable Island.

Video: 30 years go, the ERS-1 sent its first image back to Earth

ESA's first Earth observation mission dedicated to understanding our planet, the European Remote Sensing satellite (ERS-1), was launched into orbit on 17 July 1991. At the time, it was the most sophisticated Earth observation ...

Five dead after rare tornado hits Czech Republic

A rare tornado tore through several Czech villages and towns, killing at least five people and injuring dozens, rescuers said Friday as they cleaned up the wreckage in the storm's aftermath one official described as a "living ...

Russia hails rare sighting of Amur leopard mum with cubs

Russian conservationists hailed Friday a rare sighting of an Amur leopard mother with three cubs in the Far East as proof of the efficiency of the country's efforts to boost the population of the endangered species.

Perseverance rover lands on Mars this week

After a seven-month journey, NASA's Perseverance rover prepares to touch down on Mars on Thursday after first negotiating a risky landing procedure that will mark the start of its multi-year search for signs of ancient microbial ...

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