Could hot weather in metropolitan areas be heating up distant regions? Researchers say yes.
With flavors like “pristine Tibet,” who could resist?
Sure, sometimes Twitter feels like one big maelstrom of drivel — a digital platform for utter minutiae. But at other times the social media platform can be ridiculously awesome, especially when used the way Chris Hadfield is …
If New Zealand businessman Gareth Morgan has his druthers, it could all be over for Fluffy and pals: The economist and environmental proponent wants to see his country rid of pets that pose a danger to native birds — namely cats.
What do you do when illegal loggers are getting away with deforestation? Fit the trees with tracking devices of course. This is the new plan announced by Brazilian authorities in an attempt to tackle the issue of illegal logging …
For many people, a new year means resolutions. And for one Massachusetts town, that means doing away with disposable plastic water bottles.
According to the EPA, in 2010, the U.S. generated 31 million tons of plastic waste. …
The United Nations committee on world food security has issued an alarming new report on the impact of global warming: we may have to stop eating potatoes and get used to bananas instead.
There’s something a bit bizarre about seeing such a violent, destructive force condensed into such a visually compelling two-minute clip.
Air Fuel Synthesis, a small British company, has found a way to combine basic elements from air and water into usable fuel.
Sadly, this isn’t just another promo for Finding Nemo 3D.
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition with the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect clownfish — and seven other coral reef-dwelling species — …
Twisters—they’re not just for the Midwest anymore
According to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, teams are saving millions by switching to green technologies, and educating fans in the process