Birds use Earth’s magnetic field to migrate, but severe space weather may interfere with navigation and reduce the number of birds in the sky.
What was once the world’s most prolific pink diamond mine has always been an anomaly. New research suggests that the end of an ancient supercontinent helped rocket its precious gems to the surface.
The storm’s record-setting rains moved an equally impressive amount of sediment and elevated the risk and expense of absorbing all that muck.
Submap merges graphic design with geodynamics, providing a fast, free, and user-friendly resource to map subduction zones.
Higman specializes in human-powered research expeditions in Alaska’s epic landscape.
Curious circular pits off South Africa’s Eastern Cape coast are larger than any similar feature previously recorded. Their origin remains a morphological mystery.
A global study found dangerously low levels of dissolved oxygen in rivers around the world. The true prevalence of hypoxia is probably even higher.
The underwater eruption of Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha‘apai sent megatons of water vapor into the stratosphere, contributing to an increase in global warming over the next 5 years.
A “nestbox highway” in California’s Central Valley is guiding songbirds to safe nesting sites and giving scientists a peek at fledgling success in a changing climate.
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.