Latest Environment Stories
Why Don’t Birds Simply Stay in the South Year-Round?
Your air conditioning habit makes summer smog worse
When Will the Next Ice Age Occur?
Humpback Whale Makes The Longest Documented Mammal Journey With a 6,200-Mile Swim
One-Third Of Borneo’s Rainforest Has Been Cut Down
This Picture of a Mosquito Heart Is The Year’s Best Microphotograph
Of course, all our plastic crap ends up in the Arctic
One in four Americans drink water that fails safety standards
Wastewater injection played a role in Oklahoma’s largest earthquake
When Predators Become Prey
Ancient, Massive Galaxy Cluster Harbors 800 Trillion Suns
Does ‘The Ocean Cleanup’ Stand Up To Peer Review?
Love eating chicken? Thank hungry Medieval Catholics.
Female dragonflies feign death to avoid sex
Twelve Extreme Animal Modifications in the Name of Science
Archive Gallery: Science Fights World Hunger
Poetry Billboard Fights Air Pollution
Time-lapse photos show just how quickly the world’s glaciers are disappearing
Treefrogs have noise-cancelling headphones built into their ears
John Steinbeck’s 1966 Plea To Create A NASA For The Oceans
Watch a black bear take on a striped skunk in a surprising faceoff
Indian Contest Calls for Invention of Cooling Jackets In Effort to Reduce Heat Stroke
These conservatives want to convince you that climate change is real
What Does It Take To Make Meat From Stem Cells?
Another Chinese National Indicted For Stealing American GMO Corn
Companies may soon pay a higher price for emitting carbon. But will it be high enough?
Life On the Edge: Four Visions For Inhabiting a World Transformed By Climate Change
Star-nosed moles are nature’s speed-eating champions
Everything you need to know about the tornadoes (and blizzards) that struck this weekend
These caterpillars chow down on plastic bags
How drone swarms could help protect us from tornadoes
What is EPA Open Data, and why would it shut down?
Taxonomists Launch A Grand Effort to Classify Every Species on Earth, With Your Help
Apparently the end of the world is going to make us all work out more
7 ingenious ways to deal with food waste
Bats Use Mini Muscles to Tweak Their Wings In Flight, And Drones Could Too
It’s World Turtle Day
New study asks how your favorite doggos came to be
When Scientific Facts Get Divided Down Party Lines
Massive slick of anchovy shoal up for a day at the beach
Racing to Save Bats From Catastrophic Extinction, Biologists Turn to New Tools
US Carbon Trading Shuts Down, While Other Nations Step In To Fill the Void
Trees Infused With Glowing Nanoparticles Could Replace Streetlights
Why Hawaii is trying to ban a common sunscreen
What Happens When Mice Eat Nothing But Powdered Food
Antarctica’s Blood Falls: not so mysterious, but still freaky as heck
A Prototype Greenhouse Demonstrates the Future of Farming on the Moon
A disturbing number of humpback whales are dying off the east coast
Rigging up: How to pack for a month drilling oil
Pablo Escobar’s hippos might be filling an ancient ecological niche
GMO Facts: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked
All mammals poop in 12 seconds and there’s an equation for the ‘duration of diarrheal defecation’
Attention, Supervillains and Climate Engineers: The U.N. May Soon Forbid You To Block Out the Sun
Scientists Discover Self-Cloning Lizard Species On Vietnamese Restaurant Menu
This ancient predator stalked the seas with can-opener shaped claws
Climate Change Likely To Lead To More Kidney Stones
What are national monuments and why is Trump reviewing them?
Six Months After The Leak, We Survey The Deepwater Horizon Disaster Up Close
Take a peek at the country’s most beautiful national monuments
In Twenty Years Chocolate Will Be A Rare Delicacy
Scientists are puzzling out how butterflies assemble their brightly colored scales
Climate Scientists Organize to Dispel Climate Misinformation
This Robotic Tank Gives Goldfish The Steering Wheel
Underground Radon Detectors Could Forecast Earthquakes Days Before They Happen