New beaver ponds in the Arctic may contribute to the destruction of the permafrost that holds that landscape together.
The 155,000-acre Thomas Fire is now among the state's twenty largest wildfires
Scientists are beginning to understand whether changing cloud cover will accelerate global warming or slow it down
Coquí frogs are invasive species in Hawaii. But they don’t seem to bug the islands’ native and nonnative birds. Jason G. Goldman reports.
The report comes from the Food and Drug Administration
An attack on findings about how greenhouse gases affect human health may not arise
We need a treaty to protect the warming Arctic from exploitation
Rosemarie Truman, CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation, says a better system of governance for federally funded inventions could lead to many more good ones becoming commercialized.
Dry weather and strong winds this year have left southern California primed for blazes
It is still unclear how changes in migration timing might affect whole populations or species
Mount Agung has seen a sharp increase in activity, raising worries about a major eruption
Sporting groups have entered the political fray in the monuments debate
Sea ice loss in the Arctic may trigger atmospheric effects that drive precipitation away from the state
Scientists who have studied the region say redrawing boundaries could be detrimental to scientific research and discoveries
Analysis of alleged yeti samples found them to be from less fantastic beasts, such as bears, but also shed light on the evolution of those local bear populations.
Nations will refrain from commercial fishing in the region until scientists determine what fish live there and if they can be harvested sustainably
Volcanoes are emerging as natural laboratories to mimic geo-engineering
Scientists have evidence that El Niño boosts CO2 levels, and they are pinning down how
Scientists increasingly agree that the world may need negative emissions to prevent catastrophic warming
Ordinary storms are chipping away at coastal communities as protective sea ice disappears