A satellite shot of the a23a iceberg from the Copernicus Sentinel 3 satellite.

World’s biggest iceberg sets sail

An iceberg that’s twice the size of London and two thirds the height of the world’s tallest skyscraper has started drifting away from Antarctica and could wind up in British waters

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on November 13, 2023 shows a crack cutting across the main road in Grindavik, southwestern Iceland following earthquakes. The southwestern town of Grindavik -- home to around 4,000 people -- was evacuated in the early hours of November 11 after magma shifting under the Earth's crust caused hundreds of earthquakes in what experts warned could be a precursor to a volcanic eruption.  The seismic activity damaged roads and buildings in the town situated 40 kilometres (25 miles) southwest of the capital Reykjavik, an AFP journalist saw. (Photo by Kjartan TORBJOERNSSON / AFP) / Iceland OUT

Eruption watch as Iceland waits

The threat of an imminent volcanic eruption has Iceland on edge days after evacuations began and a state of emergency was declared as more smoke seeps from giant cracks in empty streets

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New island springs up near Japan

Incredible video footage shows a new island bubbling up from the depths of the Pacific Ocean during a volcanic eruption off the coast of Japan

A lost piece of land that broke off and disappeared to the bottom of the ocean 155 million years ago has been located.

Lost continent found deep at sea

The discovery of a 5000km-wide piece of land thought to have broken off Australia 155 million years ago has helped geologists piece together the history of Earth’s continents

Archaeologist Jaime Oliveira, from the National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute (Iphan), shows ancient rock engravings that reappeared in the region of the Lajes Archaeological Site due to the severe drought affecting the region's rivers on the banks of the Negro River in Manaus, Amazonas State, northern Brazil, on October 21, 2023. The last time the engravings could be seen was during the great drought of 2010. (Photo by Michael Dantas / AFP)

Drought surfaces Amazon’s secrets

Previously hidden underwater, rock carvings up to 2000 years old have emerged as the Amazon River drops to the lowest level ever recorded as the drought affects 481,000 people in Brazil

Thylacine, which is the subject of a "de-extinction" project with the University of Melbourne and Colossal Biosciences.

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Tassie Tiger comeback on track

Tasmania’s famous thylacines could be back from extinction by 2028, according to the project team, but not all wildlife experts think resurrecting and releasing the species is such a good idea

Man saves dog from kangaroo

Man saves dog from kangaroo

Video of a man saving his dog from the grips of a wild kangaroo has been watched more than 2.4 million times – but was there more than one victim in this story? WATCH THE VIDEO

128 Grazer, a female brown bear, was declared the winner of Fat Bear Week 2023. Source: Supplied / Katmai National Park/Instagram

Fat Bear Week winner announced

Don’t mess with mama bear ‘Grazer’, a single parent who takes on rival brown bear blokes like a boss and has snagged the 2023 title in Alaska’s most watched talent quest

An Israeli rescuer walks in front of a damaged shop in Tel Aviv, after it was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023. Palestinian militant group Hamas launched a surprise large-scale attack against Israel on October 7, firing thousands of rockets from Gaza and sending fighters to kill or abduct people as Israel retaliated with devastating air strikes. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

What is the Israel and Palestine conflict?

Sudden, shocking events in faraway places can be pretty confusing and scary – but it helps to know what is going on, how it started and what the UN and world leaders are doing to respond

This photo from National Park Service shows fossilised human footprints found at White Sands national park in New Mexico. Picture: NPS

Human footprints change history

New research into the fossilised remains of human footprints shows humans may have lived in the Americas more than 21,000 years ago – about 6,000 years earlier than first thought