Spain a desert? A new study offers a glimpse at Spain's future under four different carbon emissions scenarios. Researchers found that Mediterranean vegetation could change dramatically as the climate warms.
World's largest marine reserve: The Ross Sea will become off-limits for any kind of wildlife or mineral extraction, after five years of negotiations.
The EPA releases new environmental-justice initiatives against the backdrop of a wider trend: Black and Latino Americans are increasingly active on green issues.
Renewable energy firms have been flocking to sites on federal lands. Now pricing by the Bureau of Land Management is about to change toward competitive bidding similar to the system for oil and gas companies.
Several options might allow Donald Trump, if elected, to follow through on his call for the US to back away from greenhouse-gas reductions pledged in Paris.
Arctic warming could be shifting the jet stream, leading to more frigid winters in the United States and Britain.
The Borneo Orangutan Survival foundation has been rehabilitating orangutans for decades. Last week's release marked the 25th anniversary of the group's conservation efforts.
Wildlife populations have declined an average of 58 percent from 1970 levels worldwide, according to the conservation group WWF.
The Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge will span New York and five New England states. It will be the 18th refuge created under President Obama.
Conservationists are warning observers to stay back from the elk, which could swing its antlers at anyone that gets too close.
More than a million people from China and abroad have signed a petition urging organizers of China’s Grandview Shopping Mall to close its zoo.
Nations will meet in Morocco to put flesh on the bones of last year's Paris climate agreement. The State Department's Jonathan Pershing says the parties should put ambitious mid-century targets in their sights.
Current methods of measuring biodiversity require labor-intensive field research, but a study published Monday suggests there may be a simpler way.
A federal appeals court ruled that a certain population of bearded seals can be granted endangered species status even if it is not currently facing extinction.
The UN World Meteorological Organization has said the world has passed 400 p.p.m., a symbolic carbon dioxide threshold. The UN announcement comes two weeks before a climate change summit in Morocco.
Washington State voters will decide whether their state should be the first to try to mitigate climate change by putting a tax on carbon emissions. But many environmentalists say the plan isn't ambitious enough.
Hillary Clinton's campaign developed a policy plan favoring a new tax on carbon emissions, but later called the idea politically 'lethal,' according to documents made public by WikiLeaks.