Millions of years from now, the geologic record of the "Anthropocene" will be littered with plastics, yes, but also chicken bones. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The Arctic climate is shattering record after record, altering weather worldwide
When trouble lurks, juvenile aphids drop off of the plants they're eating and hitch a ride on bigger aphid escapees.
New rules would cut protections for intermittent streams and some wetlands
Marine heat waves, drought and heavy rains in 2017 all bore the fingerprints of climate change
Researchers across New England and Canada scramble to protect the iconic species from growing parasite populations
At a meeting to coordinate climate action, the nations thwarted recognition of a recent report expressing the urgency of reducing emissions
The Trump administration is shrinking Utah's desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The Trump administration analysis to justify the rule change made several major errors, a new study says
The uptick follows several years of relatively flat emissions, underscoring the urgency of climate action
Road de-icing, industrial activity and other culprits are pushing salt levels in rivers and streams to alarming levels
The rich flower diversity of Grand Staircase-Escalante supports hundreds of species of bees
Warmer temperatures and rising CO2 can also ramp up some fungal toxins and allergens
New findings reveal how rising ocean temperatures could boost sharks’ thinking, potentially disrupting food chains
Restoring natural water flows in cities can lessen the impacts of floods and droughts
Just 13 percent of the ocean remains largely untouched by human activity
In the last few decades blue whale calls have been getting lower in pitch—and a rebound in their numbers may be the reason. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Incentives for renewables must be accompanied by phasing out fossil fuels to reduce greenhouse gases
The “emissions gap” is widening as the window to take action narrows
Smart meters on showerheads encouraged hotel guests to conserve—even though they personally saved no money. Christopher Intagliata reports.