Remote-controlled NASA aircraft set to track hurricanes
Remote-controlled NASA aircraft set to track hurricanes

In a first, a unique remotely piloted aircraft from NASA is set to take off this week to improve track and intensity forecasts of hurricanes as part of the new generation weather forecast observations tools.

July hottest month on record, 2015 to be warmest year: NOAA
July hottest month on record, 2015 to be warmest year: NOAA

The month of July has been found as the hottest month on Earth since record keeping began.

Watch: Robot exploring the Pacific Ocean floor
Watch: Robot exploring the Pacific Ocean floor

Two robotic submersibles, or ROVs have plunged into the warm waters off the coast of Hawaii as part of a US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project.

El Niño getting stronger, could cause 'mayhem'
El Niño getting stronger, could cause 'mayhem'

Warm water sloshing from the western Pacific towards the Americas has strengthened El Niño in the past several months.

World's first warm-blooded fish found
World's first warm-blooded fish found

Researchers have discovered a first fully warm-blooded fish that circulates heated blood throughout its body much like mammals and birds.

 NASA tool to protect endangered blue whales
NASA tool to protect endangered blue whales

 The US space agency is set to launch a new online tool to protect endangered blue whales.

Carbon dioxide levels set new record in March: NOAA
Carbon dioxide levels set new record in March: NOAA

A new data by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed that our planet Earth has exceeded the highest ever recorded level of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere surpassing 400 parts per million (ppm) in March, 2015.

US says most humpback whales no longer endangered

 The humpback whale has long been considered an endangered species, but the US government said Monday that the population has rebounded in most areas and no longer needs protection.

2014 may not be hottest year on record: Report

In a twist to the claim that 2014 was the hottest year on record, NASA climate scientists now reportedly say that the likelihood that 2014 was the warmest year since 1880 is just "38 percent".

Last year was Earth's hottest on record, say US scientists

Last year was Earth`s hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.

US coastal areas face major flood threats

 Come 2050 and most of the US coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of flooding every year due to dramatically accelerating impact of rising sea level, says a study.

'Earth on track for hottest year'
'Earth on track for hottest year'

The world is still heading for the hottest year on record although last month was only the seventh warmest November since 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Monday.

Oil spills can cause heart attacks in dolphins, turtles

Scientists have in a study drawn attention to the previously under-appreciated risks to marine animals from crude oil exposure, and said oil spills can cause cardiac arrest and sudden death of dolphins, turtles and tunas.

11 whales found dead in Florida Keys

Eleven whales presumed to be from the pod that was stranded last week in southwest Florida were found dead over the weekend in the lower Florida Keys, officials said.

Fate of 40 stranded Florida whales unclear

After a three-day rescue effort, the fate of 40 whales hung in the balance, with officials saying they had lost track of two dozen of them in southern Florida.

Two large, complex sunspots spotted on Sun`s face

Two large, complex sunspots have been spotted by astrophysicists moving across the face of the sun.

Signs of new climate `normal` apparent in hot 2012: Report

Last year was one of the 10 hottest on record, with sea levels at record highs, Arctic ice at historic lows and extreme weather in various corners of the globe signaling a "new normal."

Will El Nino hit monsoon in second half of 2012?

El Nino and ENSO Neutral conditions have equal likelihood to hit during July, August and September thus raising hope for the agriculture sector.

200-year-old shipwreck found in Gulf of Mexico

Researchers, working from the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer, first found remnants of the wooden-hulled vessel that is believed to be about 200 years old.

Northwest Atlantic ecosystem changing

A new report by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has determined that human impacts and environmental factors are changing the northwest Atlantic ecosystem.