This extensive research was done by the British Antarctic Survey team and the findings are published in the journal Nature.
Just like the ocean, the Earth's crust also goes up and down due to the gravitational pull between the moon and the sun. The impact of the gravitational tugs are also recorded on stones, alternately stretching and compressing the Earth's crust.
It was a moment of surprise for the officials at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas, when a normal colored African lion couple gave birth to an extremely rare white cub on July 15.
Endangered Purple-crowned Fairy-wren female birds call the shots or tune when it comes to breaking-up with their partner, according a new study.
In the video, a young manatee is seen propping itself up on a paddleboard using its flippers. Celine Chasteen and her friend were out paddleboarding off the coast of Jupiter, Florida, when a pair of young manatees showed up.
Besides highlighting absence of verifiable historical data is a challenge in establishing a baseline for both developed and developing countries, India has also submitted a Conference Room Paper (CRP) aimed at improving the transparency and flexibility of the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol (MLF).
Recent discoveries of free hydrogen gas, which was once thought to be very rare, have been made near slow-spreading tectonic plates deep beneath Earth's continents and under the sea.
A previously unknown species of meat-eating dinosaur from 80 million years ago has been unearthed in Argentina, adding to the dino family known as the "Giant Thieves," researchers said Wednesday.
As per the study,Ants belonging to a South American group switched from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle to subsistence farming of fungi that grew on decomposing, woody plant matter some 55 to 60 million years ago, shortly after the dinosaurs died out, new research has found.
This report may come as a relief to those whose vehicles came under the scanner for being 10-years-old or more, under the previous ruling.
The first six months of 2016 have been declared as the planet's warmest half-year on record.
The government has asked scientists to work towards developing a system to predict cloudburst, the Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday as it discussed the flood situation which has claimed lives of 196 people and caused other damage in various parts of the country.
Although this volcano will take another 1000 years to blow its top, but its has started showing signs that another massive eruption is in making. Colli Albani is a volcanic complex, located approximately 19 kilometers away from the city of Rome.
The population of both ferrets and prairie dogs suffered major decline due to disease, shooting and habitat loss.
There are some bears that really know how to defy the norms, like this one.
There are 764 industries on the banks of Ganga which are polluting it. We have taken action against some, and our government is committee to taking most stringent action.
Last week, the Green Tribunal had given the Delhi government two weeks time to clarify whether it is in favour of cancelling the registration of diesel cars which are 10 years old and petrol cars which are 15 years old.
The court reversed a lower court decision which had granted for the Navy in 2012 to use low-frequency sonar for training, testing and routine operations in the oceans.
Birds that live in suburban areas exhibit significantly higher levels of territorial aggression than those in the countryside, says a study that shed light on the effects of human population expansion on wildlife.
An adorable video of a Siberian Husky has become viral recently, which shows the dog throwing the most precious tantrum and very audibly saying a big “NO” to his human dad when pushed for bed time.
India is one of the most populated countries in the world, and the monsoon rains have not only a significant impact on the national but also the global economy.
The study involving a black bear called Migwan and a computer screen was part of a broader research project into the welfare of bears in captivity.
This koala has heterochromia, a rare condition she inherited from her parents making her to have two different coloured eyes - one blue and one brown eye
A recent study has claimed that the world's biodiversity has dropped drastically below the safe levels as animal and plant species are dropping fast.
This practice, which is usually supported by furnishing reasons such as “cult of perfection”, poverty and hunger in fact inflicts a hefty toll on the environment.
The Aussie tree kangaroo, who has joined Singapore Zoo as its newest tenant, is said to be in excellent health and will soon be ready to meet guests in the new home.
A closer look at the flowers' heart (gynostemium) resembles a devil's head.
Due to lack of historical data, geologists cannot predict the exact timing of the quake, however, they claim that it can reach up to a magnitude between 8.2 and 9.
A remote volcano in South Atlantic Ocean is slowly coating the largest Chinstrap penguin population in ash.
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