Did human recreational cave explorers carry a fungus from east to west, to Washington state for the first time? What's being done to help the bats?
A new study has looked at the responses to climate change of hundreds of different bird species across two continents – and found the impact to be broadly similar, and in line with expectations.
Reports of widespread coral bleaching events off Australia's coast and around the world could signal major problems for ecosystems – and economies.
In the face of water restrictions at home, a Saudi Arabian company is turning to the American Southwest, where US farmers are contending with persistent drought.
Extensive bleaching has been caused by higher ocean temperatures. To prevent further damage, governments should commit to lowering emissions, an Australian team says.
Nearly 8 million people live in areas vulnerable to manmade earthquakes, which have been attributed to disposal of wastewater from oil and gas drilling.
Despite a remarkable rebound in the sea mammal's population, many Americans want to keep manatees on the federal endangered species list.
Holland, Mich., has the largest system snowmelt system for roads and sidewalks in the US. The concept is based on similar technology used in some European countries and has been adopted, to a more limited extent, in some other US cities.
Oregon's Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Plan aims to wean the state off coal-fired electricity in the coming decades.
A team of scientists have shown that attaching LED lights to gillnets dramatically decreases the amount of sea turtles caught. The solution has the potential to scale to major fisheries.
In a 52-page paper published Tuesday, 19 climate scientists say rising seas and superstorms will change our Earth in decades, not centuries.