Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Fri, Dec 06, 2013 5:10 PM
From surreal icy landscapes to a dog getting hit in the face with a snowball, these pictures will remind you of the joy of winter weather.
Of the roughly 2,000 species of fireflies around the world, scientists estimate that only about 1 percent synchronize their flashes.
Lucienne Touboul had been banned from owning pets after 70 cats were found in her home three years ago.
As global warming continues, heat waves like the one in the eastern U.S. will be increasingly common in the future.
The popular fermented tea drink was recently pulled from shelves across the nation after regulators found higher than expected levels of alcohol. A Maine entrepreneur thinks he knows the reason why.
Drilling in state waters is prohibited by statute, but putting the ban in the state's constitution would make it more difficult to overturn.
New research shows soft X-rays, once dismissed as interference, can help predict space storms that threaten Earth.
National surveys show the public supports having more green energy. But in local elections, energy is likely to take a backseat to the economy.
Finding the 'stuff of pencils' could reveal important insight into the start of life on Earth.
Video: 9 different invasive species of constrictors, with no natural enemies, run rampant in south Florida.
Oilman-turned-solar entrepreneur Jeremy Leggett says there's only one shot to plug the well, and getting it wrong comes with a heavy price.
One of the species discovered is completely restricted to the oil spill area.
The female penguin, named Kelli, was discovered waddling through the streets of Dublin.
You have to hand it to YouTube user Hungrybear9562 -- the man loves his rainbows.
BP sticks to its August target to complete a relief well. Meanwhile, a federal judge is expected to rule quickly on whether to allow deepwater drilling.
If a Tyrannosaurus rex peeked out from behind one of these trees, the famous dinosaur would be dwarfed.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.