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Meet the former government officials who quit or retired to protest ‘blatant disregard’ of science
Scientists have described Trump appointees meddling with everything from nutrition research to COVID-19 data to mining and survey reports.
This giant Gulf of Mexico reef is a conservation success story—here’s why it’s thriving
The federally protected marine sanctuary has kept black coral and other rare wildlife safe from industry.
How hurricanes like Laura get so strong
There are three key ingredients to rapid intensification.
Hurricane Laura will bring ‘unsurvivable’ storm surges to the Gulf of Mexico
The 2020 hurricane season is picking up steam.
Fossil fuel companies don’t have to clean up their methane emissions anymore
The EPA turns a blind eye while a powerful heat-trapping gas leaks from drilling sites and pipelines.
What the heck is a haboob? Hint: You can see it from space.
These brown avalanches—nicknamed black blizzards—can seemingly turn day into night.
2019 was the second warmest year on record—here’s what this means for our future
New government data shows climate change is (still) heating up
When flying into a hurricane won’t work, meteorologists use these high-tech alternatives
Satellites provide a safe and accurate alternative.
Megapixels: Hurricane Florence races the sun to reach the East Coast in this epic satellite photo
The storm made landfall early Friday morning.
Why biologists are so excited to find a bunch of puny manta rays
Young manta rays have a sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.