Some predators are attracted to the food in bird feeders, and end up targeting nestlings, too. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Competition between older female orcas and their adult daughters when they can breed simultaneously may cause the matriarch to enter menopause.
President Obama made a last plea for democratic engagement and fact-based debate, including on global warming
Population plunges almost 90 percent since 1990s; the species is seen as a key pollinator of blueberries, tomatoes and wildflowers
Domoic acid, occasionally found in shellfish, is a serious health risk and researchers have linked its presence with climatic phenomena
A chunk of ice bigger than New York's Long Island is hanging on by a relative thread
Feedback loops between record Arctic temperatures and the jet stream may be altering our weather
Scientists, not politicians, resolve a set of controversial measurements
The new tool, which divides water masses into precise categories, could help in conservation planning
Shifting rainfall patterns and the amount of water in the ground are likely causes for the heightened risk
What to expect for climate change, health care, technology and more under the new administration
A small number of industrial facilities emit an enormous share of toxics and greenhouse gases
Genetically engineered coral, electronic wildlife sniffers, sand mines and more
Researchers climb 300 feet to the tops of thousand-year-old trees to analyze how they are faring
The elevated gardens may help foster urban biodiversity—without taking up valuable real estate
In areas where the white-nose syndrome fungus has been around for awhile, little brown bats seem to have found a way to limit the disease damage.
Regarding Florida, orange you glad I didn't say Lantana?
Will Obama’s science policy accomplishments survive? A Q&A with outgoing science adviser John Holdren
The public’s perception of global warming is shaped by the weather that people experience
The new rule requires companies to avoid mining practices that may pollute streams and drinking water sources, restore streams, and promise to return mined areas to their original form