Healthy coral reefs can reduce the power of tropical storms. But thanks to rising ocean temperatures, the world is losing coral reefs even as tropical storms are slated to increase.
The young female tiger roamed the streets of Conroe, Texas, with a leash and collar before being captured Thursday. Animal rights groups say the patchwork of laws on keeping exotic animals as pets can harm both animals and humans.
Drought and climate shifts, coupled with overgrown forests, could make this summer's wildfire season a challenging one.
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday to require solar panels on all future buildings, once again leading California in environmental protection.