Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Driven by exceptionally warm ocean waters, Earth smashed a record for heat in May and is likely to keep on breaking high temperature marks, U.S. experts say.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
China's river porpoises are rarer than pandas, but fishermen fighting to save them have been snared by a net of blackmail allegations, highlighting uncertainties faced by the country's emerging environmentalists.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Vast amounts of hot water from household appliances, businesses and factories gurgle down the drain every day, wasting not only H2O but also another precious resource: heat energy.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The United Nations cultural agency has listed the Palestinian village of Battir as a World Heritage site in danger, raising hopes among residents that this will protect their community against Israel's West Bank separation barrier.
Weeks spent in some of Earth's harshest conditions are finally paying off for a photographer whose images are central to a refurbished museum atop the highest peak in the northeastern United States.
The White House on Friday ordered environmental regulators to review the effect that pesticides may be having on bees and other pollinators that have suffered significant losses in recent years.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The United States joined forces with other nations Tuesday to declare a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take “historic” steps to combat illegal fishing.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark.
Monday, June 16, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama renewed his campaign to curb carbon emissions Saturday, saying the debate over climate change is over.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry launches an unprecedented global effort Monday to save the world's oceans under siege from overfishing, climate change and pollution.