Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws, according to a new study.
Getting pruney fingers from soaking in the bath is an evolutionary advantage, for it helps us get a better grip on objects under water, scientists suggest.
An unmanned marine robot has completed the longest journey of an autonomous vehicle, travelling 16,668km (9,000 nautical miles) across the Pacific Ocean to collect and transmit scientific data.
An ancient river system buried 35 metres below the sand dunes of the Simpson Desert in Central Australia has been revealed by a team of Australian and American researchers.
Is humanity suicidal? Eminent U.S. zoologist and author, E.O. Wilson, first asked himself that question more than a decade ago. And today?
Humans are to blame for global warming and its effects could be unstoppable for centuries to come, according to the U.N. climate change panel.
Australia’s current drought, called the worst in 1,000 years, is the result of changing weather patterns and may mean big changes are in store for the continent’s water economy.