Tagged With Environment

The dangerous heat wave sweeping the US isn't just high temperatures. Heat index is all about how you sweat.


Antarctica is melting so fast that scientists are proposing shooting artificial snow out of cannons to slow it down


Deep below Alaskan ice, tiny life forms went untouched for 50,000 years. Scientists are probing them to improve the hunt for aliens.



If Earth spun sideways, extreme winters and summers would doom life as we know it


‘Sunny-day flooding’ is projected to put parts of the US underwater for at least 100 days per year. Here’s what the Gulf and East coasts should expect.


A human-sized jellyfish with frilly tentacles has been caught on camera — the largest researchers had ever encountered



'Forever chemicals' have been found in bottled water brands sold at Whole Foods and CVS, and it’s part of a larger contamination problem


Hurricane Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand.


Tropical Storm Barry is expected to make landfall tomorrow morning as a hurricane. Here's where the storm's path is heading.


An astronaut captured an image of Tropical Storm Barry from space as it bears down on Louisiana


Hurricane Barry is hitting Louisiana as the first hurricane of 2019. Here's why storms are getting stronger, slower, and wetter.


A newly discovered species of African fish with gleaming purple scales has been named after Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel's Black Panther



The climate crisis is inherently unfair. These 9 countries will get hit especially hard as the globe heats up.


One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet.


The algae epidemic suffocating the Caribbean has hit a scary milestone — the world's largest seaweed bloom now stretches from Africa to Mexico


Incredible videos show California's biggest earthquake in 20 years rippling across North America



Last month was the hottest June ever recorded in Earth's history, with temperatures nearly 20 degrees Fahrenheit above average


Vintage EPA photos reveal what US waterways looked like before pollution was regulated


Astronauts in space photographed a giant volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean


Trump's Scottish golf course trashed the environment so badly that its sand dunes will lose their protected status