Earth has 3 trillion trees – some eight times more than previously thought, according to a new ecological census. That may sound like a lot, but the planet loses some 15 billion every year to deforestation.
New estimates suggest that planet Earth is home to eight times as many trees as previously thought.
A new study has found that majority of seabird species have plastic in their gut.
Oil prices swung wildly over the past week despite few changes in actual supply and demand. The real reason may lie outside of the physical market for crude oil, Nick Cunningham argues.
The president is hoping his hike will offer Americans a glimpse of the effects of climate change in real time.
Authorities have confirmed the presence of starry stonewort, a type of invasive algae, in two Minnesota lakes. The algae is among a number of invasive species that conservationists say pose a threat to US waters.
A federal judge issued a temporary injunction blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing a new rule, just one day before the rule was set to take effect.
President Obama's decision to officially rename Alaska's highest peak Denali has drawn criticism from some unlikely places.
A new generation of super cells promises to reshape the future of energy.
A number of shark attack victims are shunning fear and the urge for revenge in favor of understanding and conservation.
Concentrations of mercury and selenium in Colorado River food webs of the Grand Canyon National Park regularly exceeded risk thresholds for fish and wildlife, a recent study showed.