Saildrone has captured footage from inside Hurricane Sam.
The marble Colossus of the Naxians on the Greek island of Delos once stood about 9 metres tall, but is now in pieces in the British Museum and Greece
A record magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck in a remote part of Victoria, Australia, on 22 September, damaging buildings in Melbourne but not causing any fatalities
Each year between August and October, the ozone over the South Pole is depleted – this year the hole is larger than 75 per cent of the holes that had formed by this point in the season since...
Directly linking wildfires to climate change is still a difficult task – but make no mistake, they are a sign of things to come, writes Graham Lawton
Fossil meteorites are one of the hardest geological treasures to discover – but now a spate of finds is revealing surprises about Earth’s ancient atmosphere
The end of Colombia's civil war in 2016 unwittingly caused an increase in deforestation across the country as Marxist guerrillas no longer protect the land
The striking swirls, shot by Muhammed Enes Yildirim, show deadly "sea snot" in Turkey's Sea of Marmara. Made from mucus and microorganisms, they harm tourism and suffocate marine life
Thousands of synthetic substances have leaked into ecosystems everywhere, and we are only just beginning to realise the devastating consequences
These magical images, photographed by Guy Edwardes, capture fungi's enchanting quality and their diversity, from the purple amethyst deceiver to the hallucinogenic but deadly fly agaric
To become an interplanetary species, we may have to genetically engineer ourselves to be more resilient, says geneticist Chris Mason. He has a 500-year plan for life away from Earth
There may be a hidden continent under the North Atlantic, of which Iceland is the only part that extends above water – a relic of a time when Earth’s continents were joined into one
Katla on Netflix is a story about a community living in the shadow of a glacial volcano which has been erupting for more than a year. It goes on a supernatural journey showcasing the impacts...
Glacial ice records all manner of precious information about the planet’s environmental history, but it is melting fast.
Glacial ice records all manner of precious information about the planet’s environmental history, but it is melting fast. The Ice Memory project is scrambling to extract samples for posterity...
The 2021 flood in Uttarakhand, India, that resulted in over 200 dead and missing was the result of an avalanche that dropped about 27 million square metres of rock and glacier ice from the nearby...
True photographic memory is yet to be proved but some people have a very rare condition which allows them to recall past events in detail
Laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, has 300 times the heat-trapping capability of carbon dioxide
From cataclysmic supervolcanos on Earth to ice plumes on Enceladus, the solar system is a wildly volcanic place. This is your guide.
Synaesthesia is a condition that creates strange connections between the senses, allowing some people to experience music and words differently