Farm animals raised in hotter conditions do not generate as much protein, which could make pork more expensive
Forests with numerous tree species, and therefore a mix of water-management strategies, appear more tolerant of drought. Christopher Intagliata reports.
New advancements in water filtration and circulation make it possible for indoor fish farms to dramatically grow in size and production
To combat the ill effects of “fast fashion,” designers look for more sustainable methods
Springtime's arriving earlier across North America. But the degree of change isn't the same everywhere, which could spell trouble for migratory birds. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A new report argues for a $40 levy to lower greenhouse gas emissions
The National Transportation Research Center develops technology that informs tailpipe emissions standards
Learning the secrets of these survivors could help scientists rehabilitate other reefs as well
More than 190 nations are hammering out a treaty as industry rushes to cash in
Unprecedented water rationing could begin in mid-2020, the government warns
A few very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe.
Whales’ fecal matter feeds the ocean, giving conservationists another argument for saving them
Costa Rican scientists are extracting valuable materials from the peel and stubble of pineapples.
An ideological clash may undermine a crucial assessment of the world’s disappearing plant and animal life
The birds are arriving in the Arctic up to 13 days earlier than they used to. But at a cost: hunger. Annie Sneed reports.
Castor canadensis constructed a continent
Extreme heat events wreak havoc on marine ecosystems and will only get worse in coming decades
Trillions of tiny particles generated by our plastic-reliant society are polluting environments worldwide
The ongoing racket may interfere with the larvae’s response to stress
Eight graphs tell the story; see for yourself