U.N. supports World Environment Day with new anthem
June 5, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
The United Nations shares "ONE Life," a new song and music video highlighting the severity of climate change.
As U.N. makes history on Earth Day, Leonardo DiCaprio reminds us not to rest on laurels
April 22, 2016, 2:31 p.m. by Russell McLendon
More than 170 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement on Earth Day 2016, but that's just the beginning.
Rally behind ferrets, narwhals and coyotes in honor of World Wildlife Day
March 2, 2015, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
The U.N. holiday's 2015 theme promotes getting serious about wildlife crime.
See the climate change poem that made the U.N. cry
September 24, 2014, 10:58 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A young poet from the Marshall Islands reportedly 'brought world leaders to tears' at the U.N. Climate Summit.
Locust swarms wreak havoc on Madagascar's farmlands
June 5, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
The island country is experiencing a harrowing infestation of the Malagasy migratory locust, which threatens the livelihoods of the more than 13 million people.
Why a beluga's squishy head is so special
Squirrels rely on birds to let them know when it's safe to go out
8 creative techniques to keep coral reefs alive
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
The ongoing rehabilitation of Michael Vick