Researchers saw a third fewer vehicle collisions with deer, elk, moose and other large mammals in the four weeks following COVID-19 shutdowns in three states they tracked.
Mussels in the lakes, themselves invasive species, may not be able to outcompete Asian carp for food, as previously thought
The significant growth in such properties has come despite billions spent to protect them
Old, big trees are dying faster than in the past, leaving younger, less biodiverse forests that store less carbon worldwide.
The stomach contents of young great white sharks show that they spend a lot of time patrolling the seafloor for meals.
Systemic inequities such as credit scores mean Black home and business owners receive fewer federal relief loans than white ones
Originally published in June 1909
The new analysis could help property owners, municipalities and financial institutions better prepare for future inundation
The gross ecosystem product, or GEP, tries to take into account the contribution of nature to the economy.
Much of the warming is linked to natural climate cycles happening thousands of miles away in the tropics
Many species are known to have changed their migration routes in response to the changing climate, now including mule deer and Bewick's swans.
The state aims to replace diesel trucks, which contribute to greenhouse gases and smog, with electric vehicles
Journalist and author Florence Williams talks about her book The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative.
Whether these plumes—which can dampen hurricane activity and irritate lungs—will become more common with warming is unclear
Originally published in February 1900
Here are some brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about a 70-million-year-old mollusk fossil that reveals years back then had a few more days than we have now...
Environmental factors have adverse impacts on pregnancies, and there are clear racial disparities
Biological oceanography expert Miriam Goldstein talks about issues facing the oceans. Reporter Adam Levy discusses air pollution info available because of the pandemic. And astrophysicist Andrew Fabian chats about black holes...
Narwhals, recognizable by their large single tusk, make distinct sounds that are now being analyzed in depth by researchers.
Pumped storage hydropower could store intermittent energy from wind and solar power to de-carbonize the nation’s electricity supply