April 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Indian Ocean is the world's biggest plastic dumping ground, but some of it is leaking elsewhere.
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.
Global warming action could halt Olympics, says Tokyo governor
October 1, 2009, 2:36 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Tokyo governor says that the 2016 Olympics could be the last games, as global warming continues to threaten mankind.
Electric fish have built-in energy efficiency controls
September 30, 2009, 12:06 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Observing how an electric fish manipulates its energy signals may help scientists with things like energy efficiency and human health.
Obese skunk put on vegetarian diet to battle bacon addiction
September 30, 2009, 11:36 a.m. by S.A. Rogers
A pet skunk in the U.K. weighs double his ideal weight after years of enjoying an unhealthy diet of bacon sandwiches.
A massive great white shark named Miss Costa is in Florida for spring break
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
7 weird facts about black holes
Extrasolar object may have crashed on Earth in 2014, and it could have carried alien life
8 things you don't know about sand dollars
9 eerily beautiful songs of night birds