Latest Environment Stories
NASA is Building a ‘Solar Shield’ to Protect Power Grids from Space Weather
The Engineer Who Proposed Powering The World With A Solar Satellite
The Fish That Could Save Antarctica
What’s The World To Do About Water?
Firefly tourism has a surprising dark side
How Did the Spouting Horn on Kauai Come to Exist?
Video: Fabien Cousteau Answers Your Questions About Life Under The Sea
A Spaceship For The Sea
This Newfound Species Has The Highest-Pitched Call Recorded
What Happens To A Human Who Spends A Month Under The Sea?
Last Straw: How The Fortunes Of Las Vegas Will Rise Or Fall With Lake Mead
The World’s Smallest Elephant Shrew Discovered
Leave Your Bones with Davy Jones
Removing Salt To Relieve The World’s Thirst
Satellite Images Show Massive Reduction In US Air Pollution
Illinois Is First State To Ban Microbeads
Building Soluble Circuits To Help End E-Waste
What’s In Your Drinking Water?
Is Global Warming Creating Penguin Winners And Losers?
How Male Dwarf Spiders Use Chastity Belts to Safeguard Their Fatherhood
How To Help Bats Taking A Dip In Our Backyard Pools
A Jetpack For Divers
Breeding Bald Poultry To Withstand Global Warming
Where Will The World’s Water Conflicts Erupt? [Infographic]
If space is devoid of oxygen, how does the sun burn?
Catnip and grapefruit are ushering in a new era of insect repellants
Why can some animals regenerate limbs but humans cannot?
2014: Will It Be The Hottest Year Ever?
US egg producers could save billions of chicks a year. So why aren’t they?
When NASA Paid Researchers To Learn To Talk To Dolphins
What I Learned Hunting Decoy-Weaving Spiders In The Amazon
The Great Arctic Melt Opens Up A Lot Of Questions
Using DNA Forensics To Track Elephant Poachers
You get brainwashed whenever you go to sleep (and that’s a good thing)
The Snails of Old Ohio
Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen’s Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions
Q&A: To Solve The Water Problem, We Need To Solve Energy
How Soon Might We Have Genetically Modified Meat?
Obama Announces Expanded Marine Sanctuary, Efforts Against Fraudulent Seafood
How To Set Up Your Endangered Leopard On A Date
What Are Your Picks For The Best In Cli-Fi?
Are ‘clean’ cosmetics better for us than other beauty products?
Are Fish As Intelligent As Crows, Chimps… Or People?
Balancing Water To Save Lives
How a top-secret nuclear project became a gold mine for data on Greenland’s ice sheet
Humans are altering Earth’s tides, and not just through climate change
Plane rides of the future could be fueled by table scraps
Protecting 30 percent of the oceans would benefit the entire planet
Burning wood pellets won’t help us fight climate change
Sperm whales have a surprisingly deep—and useful—culture
Wisconsin permitted people to hunt a contentious species. That might change next year.
Dreams of the New Power Grid
The process sea slugs use to regrow severed body parts is surprisingly common
Small is Beautiful
Animals That Look Alike But Aren’t
Adding enzymes to bioplastics can make them disappear
The average hurricane season is officially more intense
The US power grid is already halfway to carbon neutrality, and it’s saving lives
Super-white paint could cut air conditioning bills by 80 percent
Meet the matchmaker pairing commercial waste with companies ready to reuse it
Why forests in the Andes are crucial to fighting climate change
The first swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes is about to hit the US
Who has the scientific advantage in a Godzilla vs. Kong showdown?
Otters just tested positive for the coronavirus