8 new UNESCO geoparks that will take your breath away
April 20, 2019, 9:02 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Geoparks use an area's geological heritage to draw attention to key environmental issues.
Where has all the plastic pollution gone in the Indian Ocean?
April 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Indian Ocean is the world's biggest plastic dumping ground, but some of it is leaking elsewhere.
England's 'cosmic census' reveals scale of light pollution
April 18, 2019, 11:14 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
English star count draws attention to the threat of light pollution.
Wind is carrying huge amounts of microplastic dust around the world
April 16, 2019, 5:56 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even remote places like the French Pyrenees can contain urban levels of microplastics.
Villagers in remote rainforest village save their community with help from WildArk
April 13, 2019, 9:12 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
WildArk created the Tuke Rainforest Conservancy to protect the people and biodiversity of the area.
Norway won't drill in Arctic archipelago for billions of barrels of oil
April 10, 2019, 2:24 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The decision, which has been praised by environmentalists, is a major blow to the country's large oil industry.
Icelandic ice cave looks like glowing amber thanks to setting sun
April 4, 2019, 9:13 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Fortuitous timing gives photographer Sarah Bethea a stunning view of the 'Land of Fire and Ice.'
Time-lapse captures bizarre beauty of Norway's floating islands
April 2, 2019, 3:10 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
These unusual masses of soil and spongy plant life support a wide variety of species.