March 18, 2019, 9:21 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Will Burrard-Lucas's new book 'Land of Giants' chronicles some of the last days of this towering gentle giant.
President Obama to throw stargazing party on White House lawn
October 7, 2009, 2:33 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Astronomers invited to gaze at the stars at the White House with the first family on Oct. 7.
As climate change worsens, creatures may get smaller
October 7, 2009, 2:04 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study shows that soil-inhabiting creatures contracted in size by 30-46% during a global warming period millions of years ago.
Bees bred to fight back against colony collapse disorder
October 6, 2009, 4:19 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Researchers make headway in fight against devastating disorder by breeding bees with the ability to seek out and remove varroa mites.
Overfishing: Are there really plenty of fish in the sea?
October 6, 2009, 11:30 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Decades of overfishing sent many U.S. fisheries into free fall last century. Can a new focus on sustainability save fish and fishermen from going extinct?
October 6, 2009, 9:30 a.m.
Don't be a shrimp. Even if you don't know an amberjack from an anglerfish, take our quiz just for the halibut.
Disappearing Mediterranean dragonflies a bad omen for fresh water
October 5, 2009, 4:06 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New report concludes that one fifth of dragonflies in the Mediterranean region are threatened with extinction from increasing freshwater scarcity.
MNN week in review 10/3/2009
October 3, 2009, 8:18 a.m.
Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3.