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.
Despite conservation efforts, close assessment of Pando reveals significant losses.
They probably evolved to make mushroom-eating insects lose their appetites.
Scientists find the signatures of war on the edge of space.
Much of the world's farmland is already at risk from palmer amaranth. The threat could spread further north as the climate warms.