Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 6:58 PM
A recent study finds that industrialized fishing is mostly to blame for the shocking population collapse.
Since a fully formed El Niño is struggling to form, the battle for weather supremacy may be a mild one.
A high-pressure ridge that blocks rain storms has been present each time California has suffered through an intense drought.
A week-long journey offers easy hiking up scenic vistas punctuated by amazing wildlife encounters.
A lack of 'metals' in the celestial clouds could account for a similar lack of stars in galaxies that formed shortly after the Big Bang.
You're not alone — that's how this scene makes most people feel.
The collection of stars is 'developing asymmetrically,' hinting at celestial sprawl.
Climate models may be underestimating plants' CO2 intake, a new study finds, but some experts downplay the significance.
Researchers only took samples the first few inches of rock, so they aren't sure how deep the microbial communities penetrate below the surface.
Scientists 'know very little' about the effects rats have on human health in the Big Apple.
The possible reliance on walking may've led to the species' extinction, perhaps from human hunters or by being unable to travel quickly enough to reach food.
Say 'hello' to the pride of Los Angeles (and the country's newest national monument)!
Jumbo squid, also known as 'red devils,' have been known to attack divers before. But a submarine? Watch the nightmarish Greenpeace video here.
'The Real Apes of the Planet' gets intimate with our evolutionary cousins.
Never underestimate the wonder of what you'll find during a hike. This beautiful ice bridge with a creek flowing under it was found by a photographer as late in the year as August!
Check out the amazing transformation one man goes through after hiking from Georgia to Maine.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.