After soil, water and food, microplastics have now entered the atmosphere, where they influence the climate system and may even change atmospheric chemistry.
A great ambience requires cooperation and planning according to new research.
The Rev. Sereno Edwards Bishop mobilized ship captains to track the extraordinary sunsets appearing around the world after Krakatau erupted in 1883.
We are not at risk of running out of oxygen due to climate change, but ocean creatures are – and that will harm the whole planet.
When heat in doesn’t equal heat out, Earth sees changes.
Here’s what a space tourism industry led by Bezos, Branson and Musk might mean for the planet.
Astronomers know a lot about what's in outer space – and think it's possible it never ends.
Climate change is likely to mean disasters such as Cyclone Seroja will become more intense, and be seen further south in Australia more often.
A young reader asks: What is the sky?
The Earth should be safe (and habitable) for a few billions of years, but we still need to worry about the impact now of just a few degrees of global warming.
Is it time to take drastic steps to modify Earth's climate to avoid catastrophic warming? A panel of experts says the idea deserves study.
The NSW floods are a textbook example of the theoretical impacts we can expect on Australian rainfall as climate change continues.
In a bid to ditch fossil fuels, some countries are considering carpeting deserts with solar panels.
It's all to do with the light from the Sun and a blanket of air wrapped around Earth called the 'atmosphere'.
The Atlantic Ocean is still growing physically, but humans are over-harvesting its rich fisheries. The most famous one – North Atlantic cod – has become a textbook example of harmful overfishing.
Unlike our hellish neighbour Venus, Earth was far enough from the Sun for liquid water to form and create a more hospitable environment for life.
It’s not only nuclear bomb tests that disrupt the atmosphere, there are a number of natural events that can do the same. But how long does any damage last?
The Earth’s magnetic field was most likely weaker when life evolved on our planet than it is today.
You might think the more oxygen you breathe in the better. But too much oxygen can make you sick.
Hurricane stalling has become common over the past half-century, and their average forward speed has also slowed.