Earth News - listed by date
All Earth News stories (most recent at top):
03/11/11 Massive 9.0 Magnitude Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan
08/19/10 Marine Scientists, Students Find Widespread Floating Plastic Debris in North Atlantic Ocean
08/18/10 Deadly Tonga Earthquake Revealed as Three Big Quakes
08/18/10 New Computer Model Advances Climate Change Research
08/12/10 Extended Period of Lower Solar Activity Linked to Changes in Sun's Conveyor Belt
08/11/10 Oldest Earth Mantle Reservoir Discovered
08/02/10 Triggers of Volcanic Eruptions in Oregon's Mount Hood Investigated
07/17/10 Gulf Oil Spill: Mississippi River Hydrology May Help Reduce Oil Onshore
07/08/10 New Findings Indicate Sediment Composition Affected the Strength of Sumatran Earthquake
06/17/10 Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Efforts Miss the Mark
06/14/10 Mysterious Clouds Produced When Aircraft Inadvertently Cause Rain or Snow
05/16/10 Unprecedented Warming in East Africa's Lake Tanganyika
05/13/10 Silver Tells a Story of Early Earth: Water Here Since Planet's Very Early Days
04/30/10 Pollution Speeds up Snow Melt in Europe and Asia
04/29/10 Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
04/25/10 Soil Microbes Produce Less Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Than Expected With Global Warming
04/23/10 Even in the Desert, Plants Feel the Heat of Global Warming
04/22/10 Scientists Study "Glaciovolcanoes," Mountains of Fire and Ice
04/15/10 “Missing” Heat May Affect Future Climate Change
04/08/10 Geologists Uncover Major Ancient Human Ancestor in South Africa
04/02/10 Dust-on-Snow: On Spring Winds, Something Wicked Thus Way Comes
03/29/10 Climate Helped Bring Angkor to Its Knees
03/25/10 Pollution from Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights
03/17/10 Prescribed Burns May Help Reduce U.S. Carbon Footprint
03/04/10 Revisiting Chicxulub
03/04/10 Methane Releases from Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated
03/04/10 Scientists Find Signs of “Snowball Earth” Amidst Early Animal Evolution
02/27/10 Massive Earthquake Shakes Chile
02/25/10 Forest Tree Species Diversity Depends on Individual Variation
02/25/10 More than One: Long-Reining Microbe Controlling Ocean Nitrogen Shares the Throne
02/01/10 Evolution Impacts Environment, Study Finds
01/28/10 White Roofs May Successfully Cool Cities
01/28/10 Dinosaur Discovery Helps Solve Piece of Evolutionary Puzzle
01/25/10 Scientists Return to Haiti to Assess Possibility of Another Major Quake
01/21/10 New Earthquake Information Unearthed by San Andreas Fault Studies
01/13/10 Haiti Earthquake January 2010
01/10/10 Global Ice Age Climate Patterns Influenced by Bering Strait
12/16/09 It’s Not Your Fault – A Typical Fault, Geologically Speaking, That Is
12/10/09 Aerosols in the Atmosphere: From Mexico to Japan, Finland to Switzerland, the Same Everywhere
12/04/09 A New Plan to Help Earth’s Changing Climate
12/03/09 Scientists Locate Deep Origins of "Hawaiian Hotspot"
11/13/09 Growth Spurt in Tree Rings Prompts Questions About Climate Change
10/20/09 Changing the Mississippi River Could Lead to New Land near New Orleans
09/28/09 Living, Meandering River Constructed
09/09/09 Global Warming Causes Outbreak of Rare Algae in Caribbean Corals
08/27/09 Connections among Solar Cycle, Stratosphere and Ocean Discovered
08/16/09 Solar Cycle Linked to Global Climate
06/29/09 Desert Dust Alters Ecology of Colorado Alpine Meadows
06/23/09 Survey Finds That Americans Think Weather Forecasts Are Important
06/11/09 Global Warming Can Impact Monsoons and Lower Crop Production
06/02/09 The Abyss: Deepest Part of the Oceans No Longer Hidden
05/27/09 Arctic Tundra May Contribute to Warmer World
05/27/09 Sea-level Rise May Pose Greatest Threat to Northeast U.S., Canada
05/18/09 How Solid is Concrete's Carbon Footprint?
05/17/09 Scientists Make First Direct Observations of Biological Particles in High-Altitude Clouds
04/29/09 Glacial Advances
04/27/09 New Blow for Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Theory
04/21/09 As World Warms, Water Levels Dropping in Major Rivers
04/07/09 Scientists Learn About Lightning Inside a Volcanic Plume
03/25/09 Tornado-like Rotation is Key to Understanding Volcanic Plumes
03/18/09 Earth's Crust Melts Easier Than Thought
03/16/09 Warmer Temperatures are Changing Antarctic Phytoplankton
03/02/09 Geologic Findings Undermine Theories of Permian Mass Extinction Timing
02/24/09 U.S.-led, International Research Team Confirms Alps-like Mountain Range Exists under East Antarctic Ice Sheet
02/23/09 Scientists to Investigate Role of Equatorial Pacific Ocean in Global Climate System
02/13/09 Satellites Collide in Earth Orbit!
02/05/09 Researchers Observe Evolution Chain Reaction
02/05/09 Microbe Survives in Ocean’s Deepest Realm, Thanks to Genetic Adaptations
02/04/09 Prehistoric Fossil Snake is Largest on Record
02/03/09 Early Whales Gave Birth on Land
01/30/09 "Hot Spot" for Toxic Algal Blooms Discovered off Washington Coast
01/30/09 Can Forests Survive Without Birds?
01/08/09 NSF, NASA Successfully Flight-Test New Balloon Over Antarctica
01/07/09 Microscopic Fossils Offer Big Clues to Earth's Climate
01/07/09 Flying from Pole to Pole to Measure Greenhouse Gases
12/12/08 New Online Report on Massive Jellyfish Swarms Released
11/24/08 Unlocking Climate Mysteries and Engaging Students from Harlem to Antarctica
11/17/08 Small Satellite Takes on Large Thunderstorms
11/09/08 Storms Shaped the Himalayan Mountains
11/07/08 Ecologists Use Oceanographic Data to Predict Future Climate Change
11/02/08 In Alaska's Forests, Dried Mushrooms to the Rescue?
10/15/08 Details of Evolutionary Transition from Fish to Land Animals Revealed
10/09/08 Health Standards Exceeded by Ozone Pollution in Wildfires
10/08/08 Fish Adapting to a Changing World
10/08/08 Scientists Study Hurricanes of the Future
10/03/08 Gas From the Past Gives Scientists New Insights into Climate and the Oceans
10/02/08 Paleozoic "Sediment Curve" Provides New Tool for Tracking Sea-floor Sediment Movements
09/26/08 Scientists Discover the Oldest Known Rock on Earth
09/24/08 Pine Bark Beetles Affecting More than Forests
09/17/08 From Sugar to Gasoline
08/08/08 Water Refineries?
08/07/08 Scientists to Assess Beijing Olympics Air Pollution Control Efforts
07/31/08 Cold and Ice, and Heat, Episodically Gripped Tropical Regions 300 Million Years Ago
07/29/08 Atlantic Coral Reefs Are No Match for This Lion
07/22/08 Scientists Test System to Forecast Flash Floods along Colorado's Front Range
07/21/08 Outflow from World's Largest River – The Amazon – Powers Atlantic Ocean Carbon “Sink”
07/17/08 Newly-Found Rock May Prove Antarctica and North America Were Connected
07/17/08 Scientists Discover Fish that Talk
07/03/08 How Many Species Have There Been on Earth?
06/17/08 The Mystery of Mass Extinction is No Longer Murky
06/12/08 If a Tree Falls in the Forest, and No One Is Around to Hear It, Does Climate Change?
06/05/08 Study of Glacial Earthquakes Shakes Up Idea of How Ice Streams Move
05/28/08 Rock Eating Bacteria Found at the Bottom of the Sea
05/28/08 Scientists Search for the Cause of Ancient Global Warming
05/21/08 Finding Answers in the Clouds: Using tiny planes to discover how air pollution can impact weather, climate, and global warming
05/08/08 Ancient Beachcombers May Have Traveled Slowly
04/30/08 Global Warming Affects World's Largest Freshwater Lake
04/24/08 Injecting Sulfate Particles into Stratosphere Could Have Drastic Impact on Earth's Ozone Layer
04/24/08 Genetic Sequencing of Protein from T. rex Bone Confirms Dinosaurs' Link to Birds
04/18/08 Earth Day 2008
04/07/08 Money Doesn't Grow on Trees, But Gasoline Might
02/18/08 Giant Fossil Frog Found in Madagascar
02/07/08 Pacific Coral Reefs May Not Get Into Hot Water
12/20/07 Missing Link Between Whales and Four-Footed Ancestors Discovered
12/14/07 Acid Rain Has Disproportionate Impact on Near-Shore Ocean Waters
12/10/07 Greenland’s Ice Is Melting Faster
12/04/07 Did Life First Form in a Mica Sandwich at the Bottom of an Ancient Sea?
11/27/07 Newly Unveiled Satellite Map of Antarctica Is a Unique Tool for Scientists, Educators and the Public
10/31/07 Reef Health Depends on Algae Chomping Fish
10/24/07 Solar Telescope Reaches 120,000 Feet on Jumbo-Jet-Sized Balloon
02/01/07 IPCC 4th Assessment Report Summary Due
10/12/05 First Photos Taken of a Live Giant Squid
09/22/05 Model Predicts Hurricane Rita's Path
09/16/05 The 2005 Hurricane Season Is Churning the Atlantic
07/13/05 First Space Shuttle Launch Since Columbia Accident
05/02/05 Where’s the Woodpecker? Rare Bird Sighted for First Time in 60 Years!
03/18/05 Sun-Earth Day 2005 (March 20, 2005)
02/16/05 The Kyoto Protocol Is in Effect! Around the World, 141 Countries Are Taking the First Steps to Decrease Greenhouse Gasses!
01/05/05 Earthquake in the Indian Ocean Causes a Massive Tsunami
10/27/04 Lunar Eclipse in October 2004
10/05/04 Mount St. Helens Is Waking Up!
10/01/04 Asteroid Toutatis Passes Near Earth
11/07/03 Lunar Eclipse - November 2003
10/24/03 Sunspots and Space Weather Storms
10/10/03 Researchers Locate Special Penguin Habitats!
06/06/03 Solar Eclipse on May 31, 2003
06/04/03 Peeking at Coral Reefs from Space
05/20/03 Hold on Tight! Earth's Magnetic Field May Be Preparing to Flip!
05/15/03 Total Lunar Eclipse - Thursday, May 15, 2003
05/14/03 A New Look at Weather!
04/16/03 Using Leaves From the Past to Tell the Future!
03/19/03 Can Earth’s Spin Be Changed by Wind?
03/05/03 Snow Blankets the Eastern United States!
02/21/03 Super Scientists Study Snow!
01/30/03 Robots Watch out
for Poisonous Plankton!
01/17/03 ICESat launch
12/30/02 The Youngest Crater
on the Moon
12/20/02 Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs?
11/13/02 Digging Woolly Rhinos!
11/03/02 The Search for Life
10/04/02 Sea snakes
search for home!
09/17/02 Repairing the Antarctic Ozone Hole!
09/04/02 Clouds, Climate and Cosmic Rays
08/28/02 Global Warming Endangers an Alaskan Eskimo Village
08/13/02 Clouds are Clues to Climate!
08/07/02 The Equator is Growing!
07/29/02 Mysterious Giant
Squid Found on Tasmanian Beach
07/11/02 Old Rocks Give New Clues about Ancient Earth!
06/28/02 Coral killer on the loose: Are coral reefs dying because of our waste?
06/14/02 Wildfires are Burning in the Western United States
03/15/02 Get Ready for Sun-Earth Day!
02/19/02 Explore the Wetlands of Brazil!
07/23/01 U.S. Launches Their Most Advanced Satellite Today
04/04/01 Massive Sunspot! (Updated!)
03/30/01 Massive Sunspot!
02/05/01 IMAGE Shows off its Best Stuff!