Extinct smallpox virus could be resurrected by global warming
August 22, 2016, 1:11 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Melting permafrost threatens to exhume a smallpox graveyard in Siberia, and it could be a sign of what's to come.
Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar speech moved the needle on climate change
August 8, 2016, 12:16 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers analyzing social media after the speech discovered the largest engagement on climate change ever.
You can help NASA track climate change from your phone
July 28, 2016, 7:52 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
App taps the power of citizen scientists to gather data on nature and weather.
Greenland tourism hub showcases natural beauty, perilously fast-melting glacier
July 12, 2016, 7 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Ilulissat Icefjord Centre offers 'front-row seat for a melting ice sheet.'
For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change
June 16, 2016, 11:34 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys.
What are megaslumps, and how do they threaten our planet?
June 9, 2016, 2:23 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
So-called 'gateways to the underworld' opening up across the Arctic are an ominous consequence of global warming.
7 monuments, cities and world treasures we could lose to rising sea levels
May 27, 2016, 1:31 p.m. by Shea Gunther
These are just a sample of the things we could lose if temperatures rise 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit over the next 200 years.
5 ancient civilizations that were destroyed by climate change
May 12, 2016, 6:10 a.m. by Catie Leary
The ecological circumstances may have been different from the ones we face today, but the fall of these ancient civilizations offers vital lessons for today.