50 whales may be a new (and very endangered) species
May 11, 2015, 10:42 a.m. by Russell McLendon
DNA testing suggests Bryde's whales in the Gulf of Mexico might actually be a unique species on the brink of extinction.
5 years after BP oil spill, brown pelicans still affected
April 22, 2015, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Though years have passed, a number of animal species are still being harmed by the effects of the disaster and the full effects are yet to be known.
Exploration of Siberia's mystery craters urged by researchers
February 25, 2015, 1:34 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
As more sinkholes are discovered, concerns over the potential danger posed by the phenomenon are growing.
Are abandoned oil and gas wells dumping methane into the atmosphere?
December 18, 2014, 9:28 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Researchers at Princeton recently studied the question, and what they found was not pretty.
4 reasons why Alaska's Bristol Bay is worth protecting
December 17, 2014, 2:54 p.m. by Russell McLendon
President Obama has blocked future oil and gas drilling in the bay, which provides 40 percent of U.S. wild-caught seafood.
Leonardo DiCaprio visits Alberta tar sands for new documentary
August 25, 2014, 4:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Oil groups are all riled up after it's revealed that the actor is researching the region for a new environmental documentary.
Rafting through ANWR, to protect the 'Last Great Wilderness'
July 31, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Located on nearly 19.3 million acres of tundra in the northeast corner of Alaska, this natural treasure is the largest and one of the most remote refuges in the United States. It's also one of the most threatened.
Giant hole mysteriously forms in Siberia, and nobody knows why
July 17, 2014, 2:35 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The gaping 260-foot-wide hole was spotted in an area of Siberia known as 'the end of the world.'
If you like gorillas, you should probably see 'Virunga'
April 22, 2014, 2:15 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new film about Africa's embattled Virunga National Park debuts just days after the park's director was shot by gunmen.