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.
Ice-buried canyons may have been formed by repeated floods as the world went into an ice age more than 2 million years ago.
Across the world, humans aren't the only ones affected by global upheavals.
A month’s worth of cool science stories, summed up
Researchers discover hot spot off the coast of Italy with up to 1.9 million pieces of plastic per square meter.
New research suggests that national monument designations have not harmed local economies, and in some ways they may have helped.
Researchers examined some of the oldest rocks in western Greenland to probe the beginnings of today’s continents.