Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Thu, Dec 05, 2013 2:36 PM
Most animals aren't self-aware, so when they see their reflections, they often react as if another creature has suddenly appeared.
Some argue that Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument should become a national park.
Obama administration asks British oil giant to clarify its intentions for cleaning up the mess in the Gulf of Mexico as states start to see oil on shore.
The risk of a hurricane entering the Gulf of Mexico is 10% greater than usual this season, and scientists are unsure how the oil spill will be affected by the storm.
The 1,000-year flood that struck Nashville in early May is the worst disaster you haven't heard much about. Now the city is in dramatic need of volunteers and aid.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of May 9-15.
World's strongest animal is a mere 1 millimeter long.
Check out these two videos showing early morning workers on their way to their jobs. Which would you prefer?
Al Huang, an environmental justice attorney at NRDC, explains how the oil spill will impact people on the Gulf coast.
Video: A Louisiana shrimper talks about temporarily lifting protections so fishermen can get a quick shrimp catch before the oil comes in.
Video: The NRDC team in the Gulf captures on film a pod of dolphins coming up for air through the oil.
A nationwide poll on the Gulf oil spill finds low marks for BP, high marks for the U.S. government and plenty of remaining support for more offshore drilling.
After analyzing video of the Deepwater Horizon oil leak, some experts now think more than 70,000 barrels a day are gushing out -- or enough for an Exxon Valdez every four days. (It's been 23 days.)
As Atlantis gets ready for it's final flight, experts share cool, little known facts about the iconic shuttle.
Video: New federal legislation would offer financial incentives of up to $8,000 for energy-efficient home improvements.
Leading coral reef ecologist Jeremy Jackson talks at TED about the havoc humanity is wreaking on the ocean.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.