Scientists lower methane emissions from growing the staple crop
Scientists push for better use of satellites to monitor shifts in biodiversity
The beautiful white sand beaches and reefs of tropical areas around the world exist largely thanks to parrot fish droppings. – Benjamin Meyers, Julia Rosen, Eliene Augenbraun ...
Montana–based Sunburst Sensors will help scientists monitor rise in ocean acidity more widely and precisely
New research suggests rising oceans could swamp the world’s coasts by the end of the century—sooner than previously anticipated
The latest in ProPublica's “Killing the Colorado” series looks at how, despite decades of accepted science, California and Arizona still miscount their water supplies
Ice volume bounced back thanks to a cool 2013 summer but don't call it a comeback
Recent research has shown that trees clean the air, and our feelings
Entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner talks about the just-announced $100-million Breakthrough Listen Project to search for extraterrestrial technological civilizations ...
Marine life seems to create a reflective sunshade above the Southern Ocean
The Southern Ocean is the cloudiest place on Earth, a condition caused in part by phytoplankton particles kicked up by sea spray. Christopher Intagliata reports
Researchers call for the creation of a new field of medicine to deal with climate change impact
Iran’s attempt to develop nuclear weapons will not be the last challenge faced in a journey that began with the world’s first fission bomb test during World War II
The nascent field of sensor journalism helps citizen scientists and journalists fill in the data gaps in environmental monitoring networks
A new study sees forests around the globe suffering increased burning as climate changes
The plant used to make tequila also uses less water during photosynthesis
Scientists remind policy makers that CO2 pollution must end--and soon
Polar bear populations in the Arctic are still struggling despite being listed as endangered species by the U.S. in 2008
Based on past climate change and ice melt the world's coastlines will be reconfigured
If you’ve witnessed a landslide—the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope—report it to the U.S. Geological Survey to help them better understand these hazards...