Nature, Environment & Earth Changes
Once boasting a population of nearly 1 billion in the 1990's, the monarch butterfly faces an uncertain future as its numbers have plummeted to a mere 35 million in the last 20 years. The situation has become so dire that wildlife officials may add the popular insect to the Endangered Species List sometime this year.
Workers put finishing touches to a sculpture prior to the opening of the 27th Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, China.
Activists from Greenpeace could face serious legal ramifications for a surreptitious stunt at Peru's Nazca Lines. This past week, members of the environmental group entered a restricted area surrounding the legendary hummingbird geoglyph and composed a massive sign which endorsed renewable energy.
A remarkable new research project on the eating habits of urban ants has revealed the massive impact the insects play in keeping New York City's ecosystem in check.
Aimed at studying the health and habits of threatened killer whales off the coast of British Columbia, the study utilizes a specially-designed hexacopter drone which hovers, unnoticed, a mere 100 feet above the majestic mammals and allows for unprecedented insights into their behavior.
9/10/14 guest Stan Deyo shares a set of links related to his presentation.
A Yellowstone "supereruption" would distribute ash over almost all of the United States, and into Canada, according to 9/9/14 guest Larry Mastin, a geologist at the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory.
There was some confusion initially as to which fault was at fault for Sunday's 6.0 quake in Napa, California.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his interest, including an article about a British scientist who claims the deadly Ebola virus came from space
On Sunday night, photographers around the world captured images of the "supermoon"-- a full moon that occurred as the moon was closest to Earth in its orbit.
A NASA aircraft recently captured photos of the brilliant blue 'melt ponds' that dot the Arctic ice sheets every summer.
George Noory has announced a campaign to protect and insulate the U.S. power grid against an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) event.
Tourists by the thousands are flocking to a small community in Germany following the emergence of an elaborate crop circle in a local farmer's wheat field.
This past weekend, Moth Night took place across the UK, which included a moth count/survey by enthusiasts.
Cyclone winds and heavy rains have battered Auckland, New Zealand and surrounding areas, cutting a swath of damage and leaving thousands of homes without power.
George Knapp shares a number of items of recent interest, including his I-Team reports on Bob Lazar, 25 years later.
A Florida fisherman in search of shrimp ended up catching a hideous piece of history as he inadvertently ensnared an elusive goblin shark.
Astronauts will soon be growing their own lettuce aboard the ISS as part of a new project due to arrive later this week via the Space X Dragon cargo ship.
Guest in the first half of the 4/7/14 show, Bob Gleason shares this illustration titled "City Bomb Blast."
A newborn volcanic island, which rose from the sea in November 2013, has swallowed it's neighbor whole.
In the past week, over 300 earthquakes have hit Chile's northern coast, and scientists are uncertain if all this seismic activity is a harbinger of something devastating.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how one or more fragments of a rare meteorite possibly landed near St. Thomas, Ontario.
According to new research, Earth may have a vast reservoir of water deep underground, enough to equal all the water in the world's oceans.
While the violent eruptions of volcanoes are known for taking away life, now it turns out, that they also save life.
A new study on the asteroid impact believed to have caused the mass extinction of the dinosaurs has revealed a potential additional layer of devastation from the catastrophic event.
Seen from above, this spiral design in the Egyptian desert captured by Google Earth appears mystifying.
This NOAA satellite image, taken on Thursday morning, captures the full sweep of the winter storm as it moves over the Eastern seaboard.
A comet that hit Earth 12,900 years ago may have caused the extinction of woolly mammoths in North America.
With California water reservoirs at record lows, George is conducting a consciousness experiment at the start of Thursday's show.
Once again the Northeast is getting slammed with a blizzard and bitter cold temperatures.