Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 12:47 PM
The asteroid impacts could also explain the mysterious zircon minerals.
Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the government protects endangered and threatened plants and animals (listed species) and the habitats upon which they depend. Learn more.
Learn how the ESPP relates to the Endangered Species Act and pesticides.
Here's our compilation of the don't-miss stories from this week.
Environmental change has hit Washington, but not everyone’s with the program.
Celebrating Earth Day in your community
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar reverses Bush policies and scraps drilling leases on federal land in Utah's redrock country.
La Niña's return and looming climate change put the tropical Pacific back in the spotlight.
Today, the windmill's modern equivalent—a wind turbine—can use the wind's energy to generate electricity.
From solar to geothermal to biomass and wind, explore our guide to green energy sources.
State and local budgets for parks and environmental protection are getting hacked.
Video: Learn how a community was built with pedestrians in mind.
The Obama administration launches a plan to green the recovery. Now it's your turn to be heard.
Need to catch up? Here's our compilation of the week's best stories.
Obama steals a play from the Reagan/Bush playbook, and hopes for the opposite result.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.