Thursday, April 30, 2015
A small field on an island off the Netherlands' northern coast promises one answer to the problem of how to feed the world's ever-growing population: potatoes and other crops that grow in saltwater.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The use of air conditioning may rise dramatically by the end of the century, requiring far more electricity and sending pollutants into the atmosphere at unprecedented rates, researchers warned Monday.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years.
Monday, April 27, 2015
As spring begins to make itself known, residents may start to see more cats emerge in a yearly event coinciding with the changing of the seasons. Many will be homeless or feral, left to fend for themselves.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Arctic nations warned Friday of the dangers facing the environment and the peoples of the remote region, as it now also becomes a new flashpoint in global tensions with Russia.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
There was a time when Khorn Savai avoided caterpillars, convinced they would make her ill. Now she actively seeks them out.
A tropical rainforest has regrown against all odds on the edge of the Philippine capital's biggest open-air dump, and is now a patch of green paradise in a sprawling metropolis blighted by giant slums.
Scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S., with the evidence coming in from one study after another.
A big reservoir of hot, partly molten rock has been discovered beneath the famed Yellowstone National Park in the United States, but researchers said Thursday there is no added risk of volcanic eruption.
Friday, April 24, 2015
More than 143 million people in the mainland states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say.