Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 1:00 PM
Long and curled, unfurling to get at the nectar inside flowers, the butterfly proboscis seems weird enough as it. But wait until you find out how it really works.
Abnormalities are found in Chernobyl's wildlife 22 years after meltdown.
Animals that made the 2007 list were both threatened and 'evolutionarily distinct.'
Fueled by high temperatures and high winds, flames engulf Santa Barbara and drive more than 13,000 people from their homes.
What happens when a species' population rebounds but its habitat is still shrinking?
Spurred by hunger and subsequent anger, food riots and protests are breaking out in poor and wealthy countries across the globe.
It took the Secretary of the Interior more than three years to list the polar bear as a threatened species after several environmental groups have pushed for it since 2005.
The founder of the Sea Shepard Conservation Society and co-founder of Greenpeace talks about saving whales, sinking ships, and the documentary series Whale Wars.
Bear bile is a valued and highly prized substance in the world of traditional Chinese medicine, but at what cost?
"Enron could've saved us" and four other environmental predictions that didn't come true.
Big game safaris swap rifles for tranquilizer guns.
The once-endangered animal is back in big numbers, and not everyone is happy about it.
The new hydroelectric plant may flood homelands and require building more dams upstream.
International nonprofit organization provides fruit and nut trees to Havasupai tribe to create orchards for perennial source of nutrition.
The debate between vegetarians and meat-eaters continues.
The elusive vendace is in danger now more than ever.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.