Red Sea grows to become our newest ocean
Tremors explained as ‘birthing pains’.
The regular earth tremors felt by people living around the Red Sea are the "birthing pains of Earth's newest ocean – ...
Yellowstone's famous spots have changed
The colour change is thanks to tourists.
Don Pugh – Flickr The image above is from a holiday snap in 1958. The one below of more recent times. The colour c...
The challenges of Antarctic photography
Flipped iceberg video shows behind-the-scenes challenges.
You may remember we published some stunning photographs by Alex Cornell of a recently flipped iceberg in the Antarcti...
Scientists warn we should start working on climate change geo-engineering
Scientists have issued a stark warning that we should start thinking about unproven geo-engineering solutions so they...
Stunning cloud streets over the Bering Sea
NASA’s satellites capture a stunning image.
NASA/Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC On 23 January one of NASA’s satellites captured a stun...
A rare total cloud inversion
Watch a sea of clouds moving through Grand Canyon.
The National Park Service has released this stunning time-lapse video of two scenes from the Grand Canyon National Pa...
Now you see it, now you don't – video charts the disappearance of Arctic ice
Decades ago, the majority of the Arctic's winter ice pack was made up of thick, perennial ice. Today, very old ice is...
Melting glaciers are adding more than water to our oceans
Most concerns about melting glaciers focus on how they contribute to rising sea levels, but scientists are now lookin...
A flipped iceberg shows its true colours
All icebergs aren’t white after all.
An iceberg in the waters off Antarctica shows its true blue colours and one in more familiar garb. Alex Cornell Iceb...
Have we fatally damaged Earth's life support systems?
Forget climate change, have we already so degraded land and freshwater systems that we have put the viability of life...
Rare video of lava hitting the ocean
A graphic illustration of how volcanoes create new land.
Hat tip to Andrew Sullivan on The Dish for linking to this wonderful footage of lava cooling as it hits the ocean off...
Study recommends keeping massive fossil fuel reserves in the ground
The first study to identify which fossil fuels should stay in the ground to keep the global temperature rise below 2º...