China’s horrific haze: New sources need control
Winter woes? No problem! say plants
Phosphorus + nitrogen: Let no good deed go unpunished
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
Melting methane: New thermometer for ancient ocean?
Vast deposits of a strong greenhouse gas are frozen under the ocean. As the ocean warms, this methane is releasing. How much more 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
Communication: key to smart resource use
Gulf of Mexico: Dealing with the Dead Zone
When too much fertilizer reaches the Gulf of Mexico through the Mississippi River, a vast area gets robbed of oxygen. What can be done? More
The Value of Wilderness
Woman is rescued in wilderness after 5-week ordeal. What is so great about wilderness, and why do so many people think they need it? More
Winter’s Weird Weather: Blame el Nino?
Some call it Fall. Some call it spring. But nobody in the Midwest, East Coast or Northern Europe is calling it “winter.” What’s up? More
National Parks: Space for Snowmobiles and Science?
As the administration allows more snowmobiles to buzz through Yellowstone, scientists cry foul. Are the parks more than playgrounds? More
Salmon au Flame Retardant
Feeling burned? Farmed salmon have higher levels of a brominated flame retardant than wild salmon. More
Climate Change: It Can Happen Fast!
Evidence from ice cores in Greenland and Antarctica show how fast the climate has changed in the past. More