A skeleton crew braves the first research cruise since the pandemic began.
A greater understanding of lightning mechanisms is spurring the development of more accurate weather forecasting, increased public health precautions, and a more sophisticated understanding of lightning itself.
At the intersection of human health and the environment, the emerging field called geohealth can teach us how not to repeat mistakes made in past disasters.
With research cruises postponed, scientists are trying to get home safe, and others worry about the fate of their instruments left at sea.
With just 8% of plastic waste in the United States currently being recycled, the bill aims to set up an effective plastic recycling program and limit single-use plastic.
Earth scientists and communicators dealing with or studying climate change face many potential stressors. They need support and resources to maintain and improve their emotional well-being.
High levels of carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide emitted by volcanic outgassing caused a deadly accident near Rome, Italy, in 2011, geoscientists have shown.
The radioactive remains of nuclear testing during the Cold War and from nuclear disasters like Chernobyl are still with us and can be found in some of the remotest glaciers on Earth.
Legacy heavy metals from past industrial activity combine with traffic paint; asphalt; and bits of tires, brakes, and car parts to create toxic dust on our roadways.
Scientists found natural asbestos minerals in one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. The health implications aren’t clear, nor are the impacts on development.