Thursday, April 9, 2015
U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
The Arctic is the next great frontier for oil and gas -- and one of the most environmentally fragile places on earth.
Friday, April 3, 2015
It doesn't turn into Prince Charming, but a new species of frog discovered in Ecuador has earned the nickname "transformer frog" for its ability to change its skin from spiny to smooth in 5 minutes.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Faced with lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping, California's governor ordered officials to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history.
A rough deadline for Tuesday saw only 33 out of 195 countries submit pledges for tackling greenhouse gases under U.N. climate talks scheduled to conclude just over eight months from now.
Monday, March 30, 2015
The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark Saturday as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Japan opened what organizers are billing as the world's first "Otaku" summit Saturday, drawing visitors from around the world as the country looks to boost the international fan base for Japanese comic books and anime.
Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging Friday to cut greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutants 25 percent by 2030.