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Thu, Mar 13, 2014 3:42 PM
More animals can detect ultraviolet light than previously thought, causing them to see power lines as glowing, flickering — and frightening — boundaries across the landscape.
Solar cells that rely on photosensitive dyes to collect energy are beginning to show an energy-conversion efficiency of 10 percent in full sunlight.
Mexico was joined by the United States and Canada to pool resources to try to keep the rare porpoise from extinction.
A new exhibit in Norway outs the animal kingdom
How to subsist on regional produce all winter — without flavor fatigue.
Undoing years of damage done by hydropower dams is a daunting task.
President Barack Obama has two nuclear issues to balance: weapons and waste
A research facility will probe whether fusion power is feasible
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of May 11-16.
A few things to think about as our climate shifts.
Because wind turbines floating in the air are cooler and more productive.
There are plans to build a research center along the Hudson River to help people who rely on the river make environmental decisions.
What the next American leader needs to do to deal with global warming
Tracking walruses and what they eat sheds light on the changing Bering Sea ecosystem.
Let's acknowledge that some of the most ingenious solutions to our planet’s woes appeared long before their inventors could have even anticipated the environmental problems we face today.
Making seawater drinkable has become a quest for U.S. companies.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.