Harrison Ford, known for iconic roles such as Han Solo and the intrepid archaeologist, confronts the Indonesian forestry minister on television
Carcinogens are all around us, so scientists are broadening their ideas of environmental risk
Even before I arrived at the annual “Dialogue” of the Breakthrough Institute, an Oakland, California, think tank that challenges mainstream environmental positions, I was arguing about it...
Warming temperatures in the Great White North are melting important ice roads and heating waterways beyond optimal temperatures for some fish
A new study attributes the recent surge of quakes in central Oklahoma to the injection of wastewater at a handful of high-rate wells across the state
A large percentage of the country's national parks have recently experienced extreme heat, precipitation or drought, which could hurt plant and animal species
Local stressors have have caused more than 50 percent of the decline in Caribbean coral cover since the 1970s
Atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gas, which helps drive global warming, haven’t been this high in somewhere between 800,000 and 15 million years
Mission controllers are uncertain as to what happened with the pad's water system, but might attempt the launch again on Wednesday
While testing crops are legal, it's unlikely farmers will be persuaded to convert to the new bananas without a way to physically sell the fruit
Final preparations are under way to refloat and remove the Costa Concordia from the pristine waters off Giglio in what has been the largest and most expensive maritime salvage operation ever attempted. ...
The satellite is destined for an orbit 438 miles above Earth and will use a spectrometer to measure CO2 concentrations in the air 24 times per second...
Developers deforesting Indonesia's wetlands are contributing to the country's rank as one of the world's top greenhouse gas emitters
A ban on arsenic-containing pesticides was lifted after a lawmaker disrupted a scientific assessment by the EPA
Environmental destruction—from smuggling elephant tusks to illegal dumping of toxic waste—generates as much as $213 billion annually for criminals and terrorists. David Biello reports
Eastern states in the U.S. are employing microgrids to improve resilience after big weather