environment

By some estimates, ice melt in the Antarctic is expected to push global sea levels up by 22.8 inches (58cm) by the end of the century if climate change goes on unchecked. Paired with ice melt in the northern...

The Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland is known to be the country’s most active, which is something as it is a seismological hotspot. The last time it had a major eruption came in 2011, when...

Palaeontologists made the discovery after analysing the fossilised skin of a 155-million-year-old carnivorous dinosaur The juvenile Juravenator dinosaur dates from the Jurassic period and was unearthed...

The ozone layer is Earth’s natural defence against the effects of ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. Found between 12 and 31 miles (20 and 50km) up in the planet’s stratosphere, this layer...

The ‘world-first study’ incorporated data from 150,000 participants from 142 countries. And this World Risk Poll has disclosed how, despite near-unanimous expert agreement about the threat...

The historic find was unearthed in a Berkshire field and archaeologists expect the discovery will provide new knowledge about the society of local tribes. The skeleton of the man dated to the sixth century...

The apex predator measures 17ft (5m) in length and weighs more than 3,500lbs (1,500kg). Due to these monstrous proportions, the team estimate it has been swimming in the seas for at least 50 years. And...

More than 300 million tons of plastic are produced annually worldwide, and most plastics take centuries to break down. A new study describes a "super-enzyme" engineered using proteins derived...

The rate of ice loss in Greenland is being accelerated by the emission of greenhouse gases – a leading cause of climate change. In a new study published in the journal Nature, scientists compared...

The Maya people were annihilated when the Ilopango volcano erupted in 431 AD, 1590 years ago, archaeologists have announced. This volcanic eruption is now known to have destroyed everything within a 25...

California is preparing to phase out all gas-powered vehicles by 2035, thanks to a new executive order issued by Governor Gavin Newsom. In an announcement on Wednesday, Newsom, 52, said the order would...

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Final has just released a new thick BiggieStraw for all the boba drinkers out there. Ideal for not only bubble tea, but the BiggieStray is also wide enough for thick milkshakes and smoothies. Taking into...

At least 330 elephants have been found dead in Botswana since May. After months of investigation, researchers have figured out the elephants died because their drinking water was contaminated with toxic...

Researchers now understand what is responsible for the violent eruptions of long-dormant volcanoes. University of Bristol volcanologists have revealed the role crystalline so-called “nanolites”...

The Asian giant hornet is, as the name suggests, from Asia. The two inch long insects, scientifically known as Vespa velutina, kill an average of 50 people a year. So strong is the sting of a murder hornet...