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.
These massive holes in the ice, known as polynyas, may appear more often as climate change advances.
If we were on track to curb climate change, methane levels would be dropping. Instead, they are spiking.
The so-called Great Whirl off the coast of Somalia is larger and lasts longer than scientists thought.
High-speed video shows how far one drop of water really goes.
Repercussions of human pressure ripple from the edges to the center of an enormous protected area.