Two thirds of Americans have endured more days of extreme summer heat over the past 10 years
Wildfires contributed to global tree cover loss equivalent to the size of New Zealand in 2016
The impact of this will be far-reaching because China is the dominant market for recycled plastic
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 2 of 2)
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of 2)
Exhaust fumes from oceangoing vessels lead to an almost doubling of lightning activity over shipping lanes compared to adjacent areas of the sea.
Hybridization poses an increasing threat to the nation’s beloved reptile
Congress may soon allow drilling in the wildlife refuge to offset Republicans' planned tax cuts
The wild pet trade may surpass habitat loss as a factor in the growing silence of the natural world
Chemicals from these blazes can give the libation an ashy flavor
The OCO 2 mission serendipitously coincided with one of the strongest El Niños on record
Scientists think that global warming may already be influencing fire seasons
Under certain circumstances squirrels will bury all of the same kind of nut near one another, a mnemonic strategy known as chunking.
Barry Myers would bring private weather forecasting experience to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Black bears and cougars share the Vancouver countryside, but not happily.
The feathers of museum bird specimens are giving scientists a rare glimpse into the history of U.S. carbon emissions
The regulation limited planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants
Seeing a chance to lead, China is deploying clean energy, quantum satellites and genomics
Experts disagree on whether this hearty pine, vital to the American West, is dying from climate change or just correcting for its recent success
Scientists and farmers on the Australian prairie have discovered a new way to fight invasive weeds