Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 4:42 PM
Irene may herald the late-summer peak of hurricane season. But could global warming also be playing a role?
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 11:50 AM
Giving human names to hurricanes may seem odd, but it's part of a major shift in our relationship with tropical cyclones over the past 60 years.
Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 7:01 AM
Take a trip down the largest canoeing river in the Pine Barrens to see an amazing array of birds, plants and other wildlife around the swamps.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 3:55 PM
The NRDC's annual beach quality report awarded superstar status to beaches in Delaware, Minnesota and New Hampshire, but others didn't fare so well.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 1:02 PM
Changing water temperatures and more frequent, intense storms seem to disrupt the synchronization of the spawning of crabs and the birds that rely on them for food to fuel a 10,000-mile spring migration.
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:09 PM
Tornadoes have plagued the U.S. in 2011, leading to record death tolls and property damage across the country. To grasp the scope of devastation, MNN breaks down the numbers behind this year's historic storms.
Wed, May 18, 2011 at 1:23 PM
The AT is the world's most famous long-distance hiking trail, but many of its hikers are also well-known — some for their trail exploits, others for their inspiring stories of courage and accomplishment.
Fri, May 06, 2011 at 12:02 PM
Following two years of severe flooding in the U.S., MNN takes a closer look at how these disasters occur.
Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 1:15 PM
Every U.S. state is No. 1 in some environmental category ... and No. 50 in another.
Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 2:42 PM
These states are showing incidence of numerous types of cancer, birth defects and other chronic illnesses.