Brushes with America's national bird are becoming increasingly common as their numbers rise.
Although February resulted in less-than-hoped-for rainfall for the scorched West Coast, forecasters predict that March will deliver some much-needed drought relief.
Pollinator populations around the world are declining, threatening hundreds of billions of dollars worth of agriculture. Humans are part of the problem, say scientists, but they can also be part of the solution.
As large carnivore populations continue to decline, their prey have become fearless – which is bad for the ecosystem.
Massachusetts officials want to turn an island in the state's largest reservoir into a refuge for the critically endangered snakes, despite alarm from nearby residents.
The barren National Park is typically void of flowers or greenery. But every 10 years or so 'super blooms' of wildflowers fill the desert, say park rangers.
Federal officials are investigating in Maryland after 13 bald eagles were found dead. The birds, which will be sent for testing, may have been poisoned.
Some climate policy analysts say that developing nations – some of which have become role models in cutting their planet-warming emissions and adapting to climate impacts – could help fill the void in leadership left behind by Christiana Figueres' departure in July.
A new batch of studies confirming the close relationship between global temperature and ocean level finds that seas are rising at the fastest rate since nearly 1000 BC.
Scientists are scrambling to understand how changing climate will affect American ecosystems in hopes of developing better management practices.