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This great blue-green ball.
We live on it, and it sustains us: The Earth. It's impressive and inspiring - and not without threats.
A volcano has erupted on La Palma, the fifth-largest of Spain's Canary Islands, after several days of earth tremors.
The all-civilian crew aboard the SpaceX Inspiration4 flight mission returned safely to Earth. Their return comes after spending three days in Earth's orbit, in a pioneering mission for space tourism.
Hubble has orbited Earth for three decades. When one of its computers failed, NASA had to call in former engineers still familiar with its technology.
A trio of Chinese astronauts returned from their country's longest-ever space mission spanning three months. While in orbit, the three men worked on China's uncompleted Tiangong space station.
North Korea escapee Hiroko Saito says she and 97,000 others were deceived into relocating to the North in the 1960s with promises of "paradise on Earth." Instead, she suffered starvation, repression and loss.
Over the past decade, rewilding has had a beneficial impact on landscapes and lives across the world. Here are some milestone moments that have helped rewild the Earth, stabilize the climate and halt mass extinction.
NASA's Perseverance rover succeeded on its second try to scoop up rocks on Mars. While the first effort failed, this second attempt has excited Earth-based scientists.
We've sent probes to fly by planets and moons for decades. Some have flown so far they've left the solar system. But why?
Afghanistan was already one of the poorest countries on earth. Now fears are growing the Taliban will drive the country deeper into poverty. Can the Islamist group untap the country's rich mineral wealth?
To date, the Taliban have profited from the opium and heroin trade. Now the militant group effectively rules a country with valuable resources that China needs to grow its economy.
Amazon will be moving the Lord of the Rings’ fictional "Middle Earth" out of New Zealand for the first time. The studio announced that it would begin filming season two of its TV series in the UK.
An Indian rocket failed to place an Earth observation satellite into low orbit just five minutes after liftoff. The failure was a big setback for the space agency whose missions have been delayed due to the pandemic.
DW spoke with Abdul Ahad Mohmand, a former cosmonaut from Afghanistan who recalls seeing the Earth from space as everyone's home with no countries or borders.
Life on Earth depends on oxygen. And it now seems that oxygen depends on a slow day-night cycle, as a new study shows.
The COVID effect didn't last. Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity exceeds its yearly allotment of the planet's biological assets, is nearly back to its record high. What can be done to ease the burden?
Jeff Bezos' trip to space came just nine days after rival Richard Branson made Virgin Galactic's first journey. The crew includes female aviation pioneer Wally Funk, who has become the oldest person to enter space.
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