A research team is planning to light a fire in a Utah forest at the end of June to clear out dead conifer trees and allow quaking aspen to regain a place in a national forest.
Algae blooms have been known to suffocate marine wildlife and The New York Times reports that 8 million farmed salmon in northern Norway met this fate over the past week.
African elephant poaching hit its peak in 2011 and the mammals faced a high risk of extinction at the hands of poachers.
State, federal WIC programs do not limit the amount of pesticides present in approved food list products.
Due to issues like climate change and the urbanization of their native habitats, some predators may begin to hunt humans for their meals.
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that tick-borne diseases are increasing at a record pace.
Researchers have discovered that eastern China is responsible for more than 60% of the recent rise in CFC-11 emissions.
Researchers have found that half the world’s rivers are obstructed in some way, thanks to human infrastructure.
Researchers have found hunting animals has a negative impact on a forest’s carbon storage, a factor that is often overlooked in climate change mitigation efforts.
Navy asking residents to sign up for free testing to detect contamination of compound linked to cancer, low birth weight
Scientists have found that certain environments may make it easier for animals to infect humans with diseases like bird flu and Ebola.
Ash dieback, an invasive fungal disease, is expected to kill 95% to 99% of the UK’s native ash trees if local governments do not intervene.
Nonprofit organization selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places initiative to improve local food economy
U.S. sales of plant-based meat substitutes increased 17% last year thanks in part to the fast food industry.
Clothing that contains synthetic materials such as polyester and nylon contributes to microplastic pollution, which can end up in the ocean and the seafood that humans eat.
For the first time in Indonesian history, the city of Jakarta will no longer be the country’s capital due to environmental and infrastructural challenges.
Greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles produced by humans have influenced global drought since at least the early 20th century, according to a NASA study.
FEMA’s reduced role and the state’s minimal funding places more recovery responsibility on individual Hoosiers
The permafrost layer in the Arctic is thawing and releasing greenhouse gases more quickly than predicted and is accelerating global warming.
A research team that analyzed California tap water during a five-year period concluded contaminants in the water could cause more than 200 cases of cancer each year.
Human-caused climate change could cause iconic clouds in tropical rain forests to disappear with the next 25 years.