For residents, the recent earthquakes are a reminder that the state is always poised on the brink of disaster.
Assembling your own kit can help cut down on space and guarantee you have the proper solutions if worse comes to worst.
After centuries of fighting back water in a low-lying nation, the Dutch have become the world leaders in flood control. And their expertise is helping Texas design what would become the nation’s most ambitious — and expensive — coastal barrier.
A fresh look at the underwater mountain Tamu Massif shows that it no longer holds the record, since it may not be a volcano at all.
Make your Monday a little less harried with this calm-inducing clip.
We're trying to understand what this guy was thinking and we're coming up completely empty.
How weather-prediction models improve — and why they haven't made the weatherman obsolete.
The storm unleashed damage throughout Louisiana Saturday as it made landfall.
A amazing exhibit shows the power of mangroves for lessening the impact of storms.
Spending time in nature as a treatment for everything from chronic stress to hypertension is gaining steam among mainstream docs. Can taking a walk in the park really cure all ills?
Progressive waste laws are playing a game of "pass the trash" that falls mostly on poor, rural, minority communities in the South.
Battling climate change with carbon-sucking trees requires more planning and strategy than just planting trees everywhere we can.
You'll see why reviews on TripAdvisor say visiting Devil's Tear in Indonesia is "extremely dangerous!"
This man knew he had to get out of there and fast.
The Mississippi River, which is usually at six to eight feet in midsummer in the Big Easy, is now at 16 feet, owing to record flooding that's taken place this year all along the waterway. In the meantime, Barry is spinning away in the Gulf of Mexico, threatening a storm surge of two to three feet at the mouth of the river.
Researchers on the Windows to the Deep 2019 expedition off the coast of South Carolina were observing a shark feeding frenzy over a swordfish carcass when something extremely unexpected happened.
"Staff and guests were terrified, hiding in the restrooms and everyone was completely trapped in the restaurant, which is on the edge of a steep incline facing the sea."
In the Everglades, everything still looks the same. The waving saw grass, the cypress and pine trees draped with air plants, the high, white clouds parked like dirigibles above their shadows. But now there is also a weird quiet.
By studying a swarm of flying midges as though it were a fluid, physicists have learned how collective behaviors might stabilize a group against environmental disruptions.
Sand is so tiny and ubiquitous that it's easy to take for granted. But in his book "The World in a Grain," author Vince Beiser traces the history of sand, exploring how it fundamentally shaped the world as we know it.
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