October 11, 2019, 9:21 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's possible to eat its fruit, if you dare.
Joshua trees face extinction by 2070 unless we address climate change
July 19, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The quirky tree has survived 2.5 million years but may barely last 50 more.
National park poster artist aims to inspire a new generation of nature lovers
July 2, 2019, 8:17 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
After studying under Ansel Adams, Rob Decker is creating posters of all the national parks.
Why California dumped 96 million plastic balls into a reservoir
June 28, 2019, 4:18 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Millions of black 'shade balls' float on the surface of reservoirs, slowing evaporation.
Why hydrangeas and the Azores are inextricably linked
June 28, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Angela Nelson
This archipelago off the coast of Portugal is home to some of the most gorgeous — and most plentiful — hydrangeas in the world.
Why is a spill that started in 2004 still leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico?
June 27, 2019, 2:25 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The oil leak may be releasing thousands of gallons per day, but after 14 years, it is finally at least partly contained.
The Ozark chestnut, thought to be long gone, is making a comeback
June 26, 2019, 9:16 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The legendary chestnut is slowly resurfacing thanks to a team of volunteers.
A new material that's part plastic and part rock is forming on this Portuguese island
June 25, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Plastic waste is becoming permanently ingrained in the shoreline.