A Japanese whaling vessel has been photographed with what appears to be a dead minke whale onboard, a violation of a 2014 international court ruling that banned hunting of the animals. The activist group Sea Shepherd published photos Sunday that show the Nisshin Maru whaling ship allegedly hunting in the Australian Whale Sanctuary. Show More Summary
The photo of Kurdi appeared in media across the world in the days after he drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in September 2015.
Tensions might linger in Tel Aviv, but that only drives locals to enjoy each day with gusto. Felice Hardy joins the party before heading to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea.
Chicago’s Velveted Heart by Daniel Sherman In the dead of winter, on the wind-lacerated littoral of an inland sea, the sprawling fortress of the Art Institute of Chicago shelters her secrets. To find them you have to fight your way in through a sniffling scrum of once-a-year art goers, who are loading the coat-checkers with [...]Show More Summary
The band also plan to record a song with Israeli and Palestinian artists.
Coldplay are planning two "peace concerts" for Israelis and Palestinians, The Times Of Israel reports. The concerts are scheduled for 11/3 and 11/4 and will be held at an outdoor location north of the Dead Sea. Fifty-thousand tickets will go on sale for each show as soon as security and all the logistics are arranged,…
Researchers and their high-tech tools shine the light of science on fossilized monsters, deadly diseases, footprints from the deep past and a silk dress that defied the sea.
The orca’s controversial life in captivity brought attention to the problematic practice of breeding orcas.
When a creature mysteriously turns up dead in Alaska—be it a sea otter, polar bear, or humpback whale—veterinary pathologist Kathy Burek gets the call. Her necropsies reveal cause of death and causes for concern as climate change frees up new pathogens and other dangers in a vast, thawing north.
Here's a look at major archaeological stories to watch for in 2017, including new biblical discoveries, Dead Sea Scrolls findings and Great Pyramid insights.
Also discovered are a large variety of objects, from arrows to beads to lice combs.
Thousands of people remain unaccounted for after attempting the deadly Mediterranean Sea crossing.
Something smells fishy.
Up to 20,000 fish and other sea creatures have washed ashore dead in Western Nova Scotia, in Canada. The exact cause of the mass deaths off the coast of one of Maritime provinces in eastern Canada, is so far confounding officials, and concerning observers. Show More Summary
Israeli news outlet Haaretz has reported that archaeologists working on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority and Israel’s Hebrew University have discovered fragments of ancient scrolls believed to part of the famed Dead Sea Scrolls. The fragments were found in the awesomely-named Cave of Skulls, a remote...
People come back from the dead on Arrow. That's a fact. But has Laurel Lance joined the list of people who have died and been brought back to life? That's the question that the show wanted fans to have with the last scene of the season 5 mid-season finale. Show More Summary
From new Dead Sea Scrolls to the youngest mummy ever found in Egypt, to a 1,500-year-old stone complex the size of 200 American football fields to the tomb of Jesus, here's a look at the biggest archaeology stories of 2016.