Earth news stories
The latest Supreme Court case coincides with a resurgence of interest among a new generation of scholars and activists who are learning about and reviving indigenous food systems.
Geochemical analyses of ancient turquoise artifacts refute long-held claims that it was imported to Mexico from US.
Tribal leaders fear a border wall as envisioned by Trump will sever access to the Rio Grande river’s water, spoiling religious traditions and ruining ancient culture for the tribes.
The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years and some as wide as a bus is long, may have fallen victim to climate change, the team speculated.
Growth spurts of kelp are fueled by a diet of dissolved nitrogen. One of the main forms of nitrogen is nitrate, and although nitrate is scarce in the summer and fall, giant kelp continues to grow.
The Cannabis Act will now go back to the House of Commons, which passed the bill in November 2017 but needs to sign off on changes made by the Senate.
This may not seem like a huge deal, but in situations where a decade or two of discrepancy counts, radiocarbon dating could be misrepresenting important details.
Fossil footprints for animal appendages in the Ediacaran Period (about 635-541 million years ago) have been discovered in China. This is considered the earliest animal fossil footprint record.
Aboriginal healing practices involve mindfulness and attention to relationships with all living things, as well as seeking the advice and treatments of traditional healers.
People have lived in Australia for at least 65,000 years. In all those generations the land provided original Australians with everything they needed for a healthy life.
The IAU has confirmed that the asteroid originally designated ZLAF9B2 – now called 2018 LA – disintegrated at a height of 30 miles (50 km) over South Africa on Saturday.
The coast of southeastern Alaska was largely ice-free and full of plant and animal life 17,000 years ago—a welcoming environment for people venturing south.
New research suggests that the crater was home to sea life less than a decade after impact, and it contained a thriving ecosystem within 30,000 years.
Is it possible to bring these long gone reptiles back from the dead and, if we could, would we really want to?
Environmentalists vow to continue fighting after Trudeau government approves the purchase of the 1,000km project.