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Sat, Sep 20, 2014 2:00 PM
The Department of Public Works denies permitting for a much-anticipated event involving '1,000 feet of soapy vinyl.' And water. Lotsof water.
Astronomers invited to gaze at the stars at the White House with the first family on Oct. 7.
New study shows that soil-inhabiting creatures contracted in size by 30-46% during a global warming period millions of years ago.
Researchers make headway in fight against devastating disorder by breeding bees with the ability to seek out and remove varroa mites.
Are U.S. perceptions of China sadly out of date? One example lies in how China’s first national park was created.
Decades of overfishing sent many U.S. fisheries into free fall last century. Can a new focus on sustainability save fish and fishermen from going extinct?
Don't be a shrimp. Even if you don't know an amberjack from an anglerfish, take our quiz just for the halibut.
New report concludes that one fifth of dragonflies in the Mediterranean region are threatened with extinction from increasing freshwater scarcity.
North Pole seawater could become corrosive in 10 years, disrupting food chain.
As the Senate takes up the climate bill (maybe), activists need to point Americans away from lies and despair, toward inspiration and opportunity.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3.
As access to traditional wood for cremation is restricted, residents of Bihar in India turned to cow dung and found many benefits.
Tokyo governor says that the 2016 Olympics could be the last games, as global warming continues to threaten mankind.
Protected areas are more than twice the size of Yellowstone National Park.
Observing how an electric fish manipulates its energy signals may help scientists with things like energy efficiency and human health.
A pet skunk in the U.K. weighs double his ideal weight after years of enjoying an unhealthy diet of bacon sandwiches.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.