Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 1:00 PM
This female hooded merganser makes a spectacle out of eating breakfast.
Additions to the list of vanishing wildlife include a rare U.S. bee, a globe-trotting eel, a popular sushi fish and a hot pink slug.
The little-known endangered mammal is the star of a week-long 'Angry Birds' tournament to raise awareness about wildlife poaching.
Everyone is talking about the chilly temperatures as autumn turns to winter. But musk oxen think it's no big thing.
Do you know your cumulus from your contrails and your stratus from your shelf clouds? Take our quiz and test your cloud acuity.
The lasers will measure the forests' biomass to determine how much carbon the trees are storing.
'Nova' special explains the devastating geological phenomenon and how we can prepare for it.
This unusual lake is already a surreal place to visit. But add to that a spectacular sunset and you have a set for a sci-fi movie.
The Nature Conservancy's Urban Water Blueprint details how natural conservation methods in key watershed areas can improve water quality in more than 500 global cities.
From invisibility cloaks to incubating eggs like a hen, bees are a lot more diverse and a lot more incredible than most of us ever realized.
By looking at how cosmic light bends, scientists may learn more about dark energy.
NASA hopes that 3-D printing technology will make space exploration cheaper and more efficient.
The glowing yellow leaves of an aspen grove left us wondering: Why are these trees so unique?
These devices can make life easier for anyone who raises chickens. Here's a look at the pros and the cons.
The average temperature of Earth's sea surface has reached levels unseen in more than a century of record-keeping.
It only takes a moment to shift perspective on the idea of a "common" species.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.