This is hardly what Americans envision when they drop off glitchy laptops or broken printers at their local recycling drop-off center. Yet, what fuels these Southeast Asian scrapyards is junk from afar — typically more affluent places such as Europe, Australia and the US.
Drone footage
Oceanographer Anna Wåhlin brought an autonomous submarine aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer. It traveled underneath Thwaites to map the seafloor below.
Multiple white windmills dot the blue ocean.
Finding more sources of renewable energy will be critical to battle climate change. In northern Europe, they’re harnessing the ocean winds offshore. Some in Massachusetts are looking to replicate that with some help from across the Atlantic.
Buildings shrouded in smog with a red orb in the sky
Pollution levels have been deemed potentially harmful to human health in Mexico city as officials order school closures in an extraordinary step.
The eastern ice tongue of Thwaites Glacier is shown rising out of deep blue ocean waters.
How quickly will Antarctica’s massive Thwaites Glacier melt, and what will that mean for global sea levels and coastal cities? Researchers recently spent several weeks studying Thwaites as part of a five-year, international effort to try to answer those pressing questions.
Burger King patrons in St. Louis were greeted by a somewhat confusing menu: A Whopper with no beef.
The Whopper is an icon of American culture. But the Whopper is getting a complete overhaul. And when we say complete, we literally mean complete.
About a half hour east of Reykjavik, the ground seethes with steam — a bizarre, thick fog pouring out of the pebbly earth.
Travelers with roller bags walk and look at departure screens
The Swedish movement of flygskam, or "flight shame," has brought awareness to the toll that air travel has on the environment. It has also given way to tagskryt, or "train bragging."
Damaged vehicles are seen after a flash flooding in Shiraz, Iran, March 26, 2019.
Last month, when a series of devastating floods hit large swaths of Iran, volunteers went out of their way to help. Ali Asaei was one of them.
a vew of the French Pyrenees mountains
The particles traveled through the atmosphere and were blown into the once-pristine region by the wind, according to a new study published in Nature Geoscience.