The findings will help us better understand how biodiversity responds to a changing climate over time.
As water dripped in a remote cave, it left behind evidence of every monsoon season for a millennium. Scientists say it holds a warning for a country about to become the most populous on Earth.
The “last glacial period” saw huge, rapid climate changes. Our new research found they happened all around the world, and each time within just a few decades.
What caused the rise and then collapse 2,600 years ago of this vast empire centered on Mesopotamia? Clues from a cave in northern Iraq point to abrupt climate change.
A series of new studies sheds light on the population crash and extinction of the giant birds, lemurs and more that roamed the island until around A.D. 700-1000.
The missing link in the demise of the last ice age has been uncovered in stalagmites hidden deep underground in Indonesian…