NASA satellite images from Nov. 3 show that California’s Kincade Fire has damaged 77,768 acres of land and destroyed 374 structures.
Researchers have discovered genes that allow some insects to adjust their biological clocks to survive shorter or longer winters, improving their chances of adapting to climate change.
A recent study published in Nature Communications has determined that the homes of up to 300 million people will be threatened by rising sea levels – more than three times the previous estimate.
As global temperatures warm, Ebola outbreaks could become more common and spread to new parts of the world.
The recent discovery of a banded bald eagle near Vincennes has given the Indiana Department of Natural Resources insight into the success of bald eagle reintroduction efforts.
Indiana researchers have discovered a link between herbicide ingredient glyphosate and breast cancer.
A new study has shown that air pollution particles can penetrate the placenta and expose unborn babies to toxic chemicals.
A new study published in Environmental Science & Technology has found that plastic teabags contaminate tea with microplastic particles.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $6 million to Indiana University to continue research on toxic air pollutants in the Great Lakes region.
A team of scientists from the National Institute of Technology at Mexico’s University of Veracruz have discovered 310 miles of coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico.
Using satellite imagery, NASA helps firefighters tackle wildfires by directing them to the most critical sites first.
Recent extreme weather and fires are dislodging chemicals and toxins from soil, homes, industrial waste sites and other sources, putting people at a greater health risk.
Researchers warn that the fungus Candida auris may begin to pose a serious global public health threat as climate change makes it adjust to warmer temperatures.
The scaly-foot snail has been added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of endangered species because of threats from deep-sea mining.
A belt of seaweed originating along the west coast of Africa that has been recurring for the past several summers recently extended 5,500 miles into the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles produced by humans have influenced global drought since at least the early 20th century, according to a NASA study.