Sea-surface temperatures may explain why climate change is not warming the planet as fast
Probably not, but it's better to act sooner than later
The former dust bowl’s lone water source could run dry without a change in agricultural practices
The School of Ants project studies ants that live in urban areas, particularly around homes and schools
Increasing downpours as a result of climate change have overwhelmed the struggling city's outdated sewers
University of Minnesota undergraduate Daniel Crawford studies geography and environmental science. He's also a cellist. He converted more than a century of global temperature data to create A Song of Our Warming Planet...
A new discovery hints at the virus's source, but how it spreads to humans remains unknown
Large plantations might pull CO2 out of the air
Installations of wind and solar projects is expected to increase
Invasive species can be a major pest, but some people see them as an untapped food resource. Go on assignment with Scientific American editor Michael Moyer as he forages for his next meal with a chef who makes the detestable delectable...
Coastal cities—rich and poor—share the risk, and face tough decisions about how to adapt to rising seas and stronger storms
A better understanding of aerosols, like those from wildfires in the West, will improve climate projections
The Great Eggcase Hunt aims to get as many people as possible hunting for egg cases that have either been washed ashore or found by divers and snorkelers underwater
The fall in ocean levels between 2010 and 2011 means the missing water had to go somewhere—and somewhere turns out to be Australia
A group of researchers enlist fungi and E. coli to make the first biofuel of its kind
Warmer temperatures mean varieties such as Fuji apples are softer and sweeter than they were 40 years ago
Groundwater extraction for aquaculture is making the land at China's Yellow River delta sink, and that subsidence is causing local sea levels to rise incredibly rapidly
A devastating fire followed by damaging waters
Island residents cannot forget "the families who came to get the bodies of their loved ones"
Spineless wonders inhabiting a remote Arctic Ocean archipelago may have hitched a ride on the backs of birds