MIT Professor Says Global Extinction Event Coming In 2100Will the human race live to see the next century on Earth? According to MIT professor Daniel Rothman, the next extinction-level event may begin in 2100. "In the geologic past, this type of behavior is associated with mass extinction," he said.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Harvey And Irma To Slow US Economy But Rebound Should FollowHurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pack a tough double-whammy for the U.S. economy.
Eastern Caribbean Battens Down As Hurricane Irma ApproachesAuthorities on the islands of the northeast Caribbean are urging residents to prepare for Hurricane Irma, a Category 3 storm that grew stronger Monday and will likely begin buffeting the region Tuesday.
Wildfires Across U.S. West Force Thousands To Flee Their HomesWildfires forced thousands to flee their homes across the U.S. West during a sweltering, smoke-shrouded holiday weekend of record heat.
Fort Worth Zoo Employees Head Out To Rescue Victoria Zoo WorkersEmployees with the Fort Worth Zoo are on the road, headed to rescue stranded workers at a zoo that has basically been marooned by Hurricane Harvey.
Harvey Could Have Deep Impact On Texas Oil, U.S. EconomyMassive flooding caused by Harvey along Texas' refinery-rich coast could have long-standing and far-reaching consequences for the state's oil and gas industry and the larger U.S. economy.
A 'Giraffic Jam' Going On At Fossil Rim In Glen RoseThe Fossil Rim Wildlife Center has announced the birth of its 4th giraffe calf this year. Demetrius was born on July 28. Welcome to the world cutie!
Meet The New Heavyweight Champ Of Dinosaurs: PatagotitanA study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin.
$2,000 A Pound Price Tag Threatens Eel PopulationAlthough not a well-known seafood item like the Maine lobster, wriggling baby eels, or elvers, are a fishery worth many millions of dollars.
Recent Earthquakes In Central Oklahoma Under InvestigationThe Oklahoma Corporation Commission says its Induced Seismicity Department and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating several earthquakes in the central part of the state.
Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your EyesThey're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change.