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.
Scientists find that soybeans attract fewer flocking birds than wheat or corn.
Drilling reveals record from a time when the Dead Sea was deader.
New findings suggest current oxygen-producing bacteria borrowed the ability from a possibly extinct lifeform.
From the mountains of Tajikistan to Standing Rock in the Dakotas, scientists are collaborating with indigenous people to study climate change and predict the future.
Aerosol pollution may have suppressed global warming and increased Arctic sea ice from 1950-1975.
Scientists use cave spider populations to plot climate change and threats to species.