Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 1:00 PM
As waves roll into shore, the edges are often foamy -- sometimes so much so that foam blows off the water and down the beach. Here's why it happens.
We've displaced animals with our buildings and roads, introduced invasive species to wreak havoc on local habitats, and mercilessly hunted down game for sport, food, medicine or reality television.
The cinematic destruction of planet earth, or part of it, has been a favorite Hollywood movie theme for decades.
Photographs of ice shelves, glaciers and sea ice from frigid spots throughout the world, all taken by NASA's LANDSAT satellite.
These 10 U.S. parks are taking steps to be the greenest spaces in America.
Nobody has a better seat for hurricane season than NASA.
U.N. selects city to host World Environment Day 2010.
Legislators in California will vote to set maximum energy-consumption standards for televisions, possibly becoming the first state to ban inefficient televisions.
Rabbits are terrorizing the public parks of Stockholm, so Swedish officials have decided to kill them and burn them as fuel.
This Halloween season, consider celebrating with a unique outdoor experience. (Then go to that haunted house.)
Southern Company may switch to cleaner, greener natural gas as the commodity becomes more economical than coal.
Federal regulators are cracking down on everything from consumer products to workplace violations.
One positive outcome of the dust storm that covered Sydney several weeks ago was an explosion in microscopic life within Sydney Harbor and beyond.
Coal-burning power plants are cleaning up the air, but it's at the expense of the nation’s waterways.
B. kiplingi is the world’s only known vegetarian spider, eating a diet that consists almost entirely of solid plant matter.
College student Tim DeChristopher faces slammer for interfering with land auction.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.