Researchers show where to release sulfur aerosols into the atmosphere with the least chance of causing droughts or flooding rains
Visitors can see and learn about sharks and their environment in the new "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" facility at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium.
Most invertebrates get smaller on average in cities, although a few very mobile species respond to urbanization by growing.
Executives address methane leaks and public trust
Forest cover losses were the second worst on record, after only 2016, with implications for climate mitigation
The judges’ remarks could pressure the agency to repeal or replace the plan to rein in carbon emissions
A new analysis maps residents’ carbon dioxide emissions in 13,000 cities, revealing some unanticipated results
Many people assume only male birds do the singing. But females also sing in at least 660 species and perhaps many more.
Plugging those leaks would be a cost-effective way to slow the rate of warming, experts say
Researchers tested the hearing of beluga whales in an Alaskan bay and found that they seem to have suffered little hearing loss due to ocean noise. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A new study proposes tools to gauge when an ecosystem is “intact”—and what might happen if that changes
The glassy shards from Kilauea’s eruption may be dangerous to humans and animals if consumed
Herbicides are under evolutionary threat. Can modern agriculture find a new way to fight back?
The approach to buying renewable energy to offset electricity use was pioneered by major corporations
Hippo poop is piling up in Tanzania’s freshwater fisheries—which is bad news for biodiversity, and deleterious for the dinner plate. Jason G. Goldman reports.
The shift could change which prey animals hunt or make it harder to find food
With ice loss speeding up, previous sea level rise projections may be too low
The problem would likely plague every technological civilization throughout the universe, says astrophysicist Adam Frank
Unrestrained warming could reduce yields of the staple crop, as well as many vegetables and legumes
Communities would get more value by spending before a disaster, instead of after