The most famous potato-growing effort in space is a fictional one, by Matt Damon's character Mark Watney in the film The Martian.

April is the hottest month in the South-east Asian year, and this year it has broken all records.

The World Meteorological Organisation has revealed the deadliest weather events to have hit the planet.

Green moss banks on the Antarctic Peninsula. These have been growing 5 times faster since the 1950sMatt Amesbury

The Red Cross says the number of suspected cases in Yemen has tripled over the past week to more than 8,500.

The United Nations' World Health Organisation has announced a second case of Ebola infection in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after identifying over a dozen suspected cases in the pas

Chinese authorities have warned people, especially children and elderly citizens, to stay indoors after dense sandstorms hit northern China on Thursday (4 May), further deteriorating air quality an

In the Tibetan Plateau, climate change is increasing the carbon concentrations within the upper layers of permafrost soils, a study has shown.

American's stocks of yellow fever vaccines are set to run out this summer, the country's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned.

The region of Hokkaido, Xinhua in Japan has been hit by a preliminary 5.5 magnitude earthquake, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.