Three nationwide design teams reveal realistic plans to massively rebuild the disintegrating delta
Send us photos in honor of the 100th anniversary of general relativity
U.S. imports of fruits and vegetables are on the rise—especially avocados from Mexico
A new robot successfully traps the larvae of exotic species living in the extremely deep ocean
To defend against a growing risk of food tainted by contaminants, man-made or natural, we need new technologies and better oversight
Some people prefer Google when exploring the Web. Some like Yahoo or Bing. But now more than 2.5 million people a month are using Ecosia, because every time they click “Search” they help plant a tree...
As climate warms, bumble bees leave southern locations but do not venture north
The most prevalent flat maps make Africa appear much smaller than it is
Africa is bigger than China, India, the contiguous U.S. and most of Europe—combined!
A new study contradicts the notion that higher temperatures will enhance plant growth
Multiple glaciers, previously frozen solid, are adding vast quantities of water to the ocean
To meet demand for food, fuel and wood, countries are snapping up property beyond their borders
One little boy exemplifies the good-works nature of Earth Day
Send us photos and videos of your hiking, biking, trash-collecting, energy-saving, water-conserving selves in action
Islands and shorelines remain spoiled, waiting for cleanup money
Send us photos, videos and stories illustrating how your shores and communities are rebounding—or not—from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
The moon, sun and some shenanigans between them brought a 14-meter tide to the coast of France
What would happen if the Yellowstone supervolcano erupted?
Human-induced drying in many societies can push tensions over a threshold that provokes violent conflict