As low-income, informal settlements bloom in the tropics, their risk of landslides increases. A new modeling tool incorporates urbanization factors to protect the region’s poorest neighborhoods.
By studying these literal chunks of Mars, scientists are learning more about the Red Planet’s deep interior and impact history.
Mientras las naciones se reunían en Sharm El-Sheikh, Egipto, los principales científicos del clima compartieron un nuevo informe para apoyar una política más eficaz.
Droughts and floods have radically altered family farming, but women leaders are finding solutions for themselves and their communities.
Functioning oil fields, some with cleverly camouflaged infrastructure, are tucked into the urban sprawl of the Los Angeles basin. But recent legislation could change that.
Researchers found phytoplankton hidden on the Arctic seafloor, hinting at a cascade of effects on the local ecology and carbon cycle.
As nations convene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, leading climate scientists share a new report to support more effective policy.
A mega-experiment in Brazil will evaluate how tropical rain forests absorb carbon as emissions increase.
The Moon was a lot closer to Earth 2.46 billion years ago, and the shorter distance contributed to shorter days.
South African scientists map uninhabited islands in the Southern Ocean.