The physical processes that sculpt our Earth are dramatic — earthquakes, weather, volcanic eruptions, tectonic motions, climate change. Now, decades of research into the intricately intertwined system that links all oceans and freshwater, the atmosphere and our land is moving us forward toward a better understanding of our world. Here we watch it unfold.
Repercussions of human pressure ripple from the edges to the center of an enormous protected area.
Scientists explain the lime green look of spring.
Scientists identify two genes behind plant cell pumps that produce sourness -- and variation in flower color.
A new study highlights the magnitude of transmission lines' potential negative effects on the forest.
Critical ecosystem’s first global height measurement could aid climate change fight.
Researchers match recent and future climates to show what American cities will be like in 60 years.
While leadership upheaval grabs headlines, the NEON project's network of observatories is quietly starting to yield results.
Researchers saw spikes in hospital visits, inhaler refills and violent crime in areas inundated by wildfire smoke.