Menace to monarchs
Typhoon flogs Philippines
Phosphorus + nitrogen: Let no good deed go unpunished
Arctic warming: Greenhouse gas nightmare?
Warming: A bad climate for endangered species?
How will rising temperatures affect endangered species? Are there ways to abate the consequences, and are they being tested? More
Energy report: Plentiful supplies, warning signs
Conservation and fracking will help United States reach energy independence by 2030. How will cheap natural gas affect renewable More
A long debate about these giant ice streams has gyrated wildly. Now, satellite data show a moderate loss of mass for a recent six-year More
Light at night: Mixed blessing!
Researchers are finding more links to obesity, cancer, and sleep disturbances. Light blocks the release of melatonin, a hormone More
Nature reserves: Part of the local environment
Deforestation, fires, mining and agriculture outside a nature reserve can have as much impact as the same activities inside the More
Amphibians are disappearing faster than any other animals. A new study looks at the effects of changes in climate, land use and More
Feeding 7+ billion
The green revolution fed billions, but population keeps rising, water is short and the climate is changing. How will Africans feed More
Cattle, wildlife: No real conflict?
In African savannas, cattle graze the same grass as zebras, elephants and gazelles. More
Methane on the menu in the Gulf of Mexico?
BP released 160,000 tons of methane into Gulf. Most was eaten by bacteria. Can bacteria on the seabed reduce global warming from More
Life in the oceans
Most of our planet is ocean, and now we have a better idea of what lives there. Marine creatures are much weirder than those on land. More