The once hopelessly polluted Anacostia River is making a comeback
January 3, 2017, 7:34 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Krista Schlyer is photographing the people, wildlife and landscapes of America's 'forgotten' river.
China's Singles Day shopping spree leaves a trail of waste behind
November 15, 2016, 12:03 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The online shopping holiday produces billions of dollars in sales — and billions of boxes in the trash.
The controversy behind the world's next great telescope
November 1, 2016, 11:31 a.m. by Robynne Boyd
Thirty Meter Telescope is being built in a culturally and ecologically sensitive area of Hawaii.
This new soap molecule may change cleaning products forever
October 28, 2016, 5:37 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Researchers claim to have created a 'perfect' soap molecule that's better for the environment.
If animals could talk, they might say something sarcastic about the way we treat the planet
July 22, 2016, 6:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
Comic artist Rob Lang gives them a microphone with "Underdone Comics.'
9 women you've probably never heard of who've made conservation history
March 15, 2016, 2:09 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
They may not be as well known as Rachel Carson or Jane Goodall, but they've contributed in profound ways to the environmental movement.
Epsom salt bath: Why it's so good for you
Book sheds new light on the hermit who shunned humanity for 27 years
Where is your dog on the canine family tree?
David Attenborough 'coming to terms' with memory loss (but no, he's not retiring)
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Dog's beach sprint sums up our love of summer