Four years ago, a brand new island rose up out of the south Pacific Ocean near Tonga. Now scientists have visited the island and made some new discoveries.
Published in “Environment”
Humans are not the only ones who use dating sites and apps to find a mate. Frogs and cows are also finding partners through creative use of technology.
As many as 20,000 seabirds have died off the coast of the Netherlands. Scientists are trying to understand what has caused the problem, but so far, it's a mystery.
Today the Flipflopi, a sailing boat made from plastic trash, is set to end a two-week trip along the African coast. The trip is meant to call attention to the dangers of single-use plastic.
Thailand's capitol, Bangkok, is struggling to deal with dangerous air pollution. On Wednesday, the city closed over 400 schools for the week and is spraying water to try to clear the air.
A huge blast of extremely cold weather has swept into the central and eastern United States from the North Pole, bringing dangerously low temperatures made worse by strong winds.
Rising temperatures are warming the oceans and causing huge amounts of ice to melt faster than expected. Unless something changes, this melting will happen even faster in the future, causing large rises in sea level.
As Australia struggles with a record-breaking heatwave, people are staying inside and finding ways to stay cool. Animals are not so lucky. Fish and bats seem to be hit the hardest.
Every year, butterfly lovers in California go out in November to count monarch butterflies. The 2018 count had a very worrying result - monarch numbers had dropped by 86% since 2017.
The last person to spot land iguanas on the Galapagos island of Santiago was Charles Darwin - in 1835. Now they're coming back. Experts believe it will be good for both the iguanas and the island.
A water company in England has found a 210 foot (64 meter) "fatberg" blocking its pipes. The fatberg is a hardened mess of grease, oil, baby wipes, and other items. Removing it will take weeks.