Scientists have confirmed a sizable improvement in ozone levels over the past decade. The news is a testament to the world's noble dedication to reducing usage of hazardous chemicals.
High demand coupled with poor yields have top chocolate companies raising wholesale prices. The future of the industry is bleak as social, economic, and environmental factors could cause cocoa bean production to crash. Although this isn't exactly an economical depression, that's the emotion most chocoholics are feeling right now.
In the next few decades, climate change is going to displace millions of people. Scott Leckie of Business Spectator has penned an article detailing his ideas on how world leaders need to prepare for this imminent crisis.
A recently discovered crater in the Yamal peninsula region of Siberia has scientists scratching their heads as to how exactly it formed.
Dry conditions continue to plague the Golden State as the statewide drought expands. Extreme drought conditions extend from the Oregon Border all throughout Central California and as far south as Orange County.
By installing the Rainhouse system, which includes a roof made of "bioconcrete," every rainfall can produce drinking water for the building's inhabitants. Its designers say that the technology can fit any size of building, from a factory to a home.
US Geological Survey researchers say that by simply tracking the word "earthquake," they're able to pinpoint seismic activity much more quickly than with their own specialized equipment. However, because it's Twitter, the method is far from perfect.
The picture above is an illustration of what the Jefferson Memorial would look like 25 feet underwater.
A report suggests that by 2030, nearly 325 million people could be living in the countries expected to be the most affected by natural hazards. In response, focus should be placed on disaster prevention, not just disaster relief.
University of Tokyo researcher Huai-Chien Chang says that a missile outfitted with supplies and programmed to land softly could provide help within an hour.
The tragic event compelled nonprofit tech company Ushahidi to create a rough draft of a tool that eventually can be used by even the simplest cell phones. They've posted the code online in hopes that others will help finish it.
For the first time, a new computer model links climate change to the increased frequency and strength of storms. Scientists estimate the number could increase by as much as 40 percent in the eastern US by 2070.
Researchers have confirmed that Tamu Massif, located in the northern Pacific, is a single volcano rather than a composite of different eruption points. At 120,000 square miles in size, it's about as big as the entire state of New Mexico.
A team of California scientists combined two ingredients commonly used in firefighting into an all-natural temporary spray gel that outperformed other coatings in lab tests.
The Ohio city had never experienced an earthquake before the 2010 opening of a wastewater injection well. All 109 earthquakes that occurred in the ensuing 12 months now appear to be linked to the well, says a new study.