History's most powerful shark was killed off by a global extinction event
June 28, 2017, 12:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
According to scientists, the demise of the terrifying megalodon coincided with the loss of a third of the largest marine animal species.
With record rainfall, Lake Ontario smothers islands offshore from Toronto
June 3, 2017, 9:47 a.m. by Angela Nelson
After an unusually wet spring, the Canadian city could use some sun.
American cities, states and citizens rally against climate cowardice
June 2, 2017, 4:02 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Trump's retreat from the Paris Agreement is adding to a climate of resistance across the country.
As king tides splash on Hawaii, citizen scientists are keeping tabs on them
May 31, 2017, 9:12 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The tides offer predictions about what sea levels could look like in the future.
Can heat-tolerant corals beat back climate change?
May 25, 2017, 8:26 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Coral in the northern Red Sea are not only beating the heat — they're thriving in it.
Western forests might one day look more like Eastern forests, thanks to climate change
May 17, 2017, 10:24 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Several species of tree common in the Eastern U.S. are steadily moving west.
Should we tow icebergs from Antarctica to combat drought?
May 13, 2017, 7:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A company in the United Arab Emirates is already putting an iceberg-towing plan into action.
Melting ice could release ancient viruses hidden in glaciers
May 8, 2017, 10:56 a.m. by John Platt
As global warming thaws permafrost, bacteria that have been frozen for millennia may come back to life.
Pit bull on 'death row' at shelter gets new life as police dog
What gray hair says about your health
Little girl feeds crows; in return, they bring her gifts
How do you transplant a giant sequoia? Very carefully
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
How to survive when your college kid comes home for the summer