For part of the summer in parts of Antarctica, the ice melts into a swampy, slushy stew and refreezes as the temperatures rise and fall.
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Famous British naturalist Sir David Attenborough had words of warning for the economic heavyweights gathered in Davos, Switzerland, this week: Climate change has already dramatically altered the Earth.
A graceful trio of giant devil rays spirals through the endless blue in the overall winner of the 2018 Ocean Art underwater photography competition.
Some 700 years ago, before mankind began pumping carbon into the atmosphere and warming the climate, the Earth chilled in a centuries-long cooling event called the Little Ice Age.
The brain of one of the oldest Australopithecus individuals ever found was a little bit ape-like and a little bit human.
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It takes less than two weeks for half of the planet’s annual precipitation to fall.
As Earth’s tectonic plates dive beneath one another, they drag three times as much water into the planet’s interior as previously thought.
A new map reveals the remnants of ancient continents lurking beneath Antarctica’s ice.