In what is thought to be the first time in Europe that a rhinoceros in captivity has been poached, poachers broke into a zoo in Thoiry, France, shot and killed a 4-year-old male rhino, and sawed off its horn.
A second avalanche struck the French town of Tignes, at the same resort struck by an avalanche last month.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged Sunday that China would 'work faster' to address pollution caused by burning coal.
Veterinarians in Thailand operated Monday on a female green sea turtle to remove nearly 1,000 coins from the endangered animal. She had fed for many years on the coins tossed by tourists into her pool in the eastern town of Sri Racha.
The wild population of Komodo dragons, while far smaller than it once was, appears to have stabilized – a stark contrast to the plight of many other large animals.
In this edition: Behind looming budget cuts at the EPA, a changed GOP; China positioning itself as a global leader on climate action; How climate affects the weather.
A White House memo suggests a 22-percent budget cut. But it hasn't happened yet. Why the Congressional budget-making process could offer hope for climate monitoring.
Zinke’s order threatens to set back a decades-long effort to get lead shot out of America’s backcountry. But over the years, environmental groups may have found ways to continue this effort without federal support.
The blizzard in Hawaii and high levels of precipitation in California contrast sharply with the low snow levels across much of the rest of the country in 2017.
In the Southwest and beyond, irrigation technology and other steps such as planting 'cover crops' to enrich the soil are making a difference.
Scientists say that to understand whether Antarctica’s new record fits a global pattern of warming climates, they need more data from the continent.
As of Wednesday, the statewide snowpack was at 185 percent of normal March 1 levels. But the snow has been much wetter and warmer than officials prefer.
From extreme rains in some places to early spring in others, weather events prompt questions about what role climate change may be playing.
Volunteers from three conservation groups said they found 60 dead birds and 14 more stunned from flying into the glass of the stadium in one migration period. This makes the newly opened stadium, home for the Minnesota Vikings, the top bird-killing building in Minneapolis.
Chicago has seen unseasonably little snow this year. In fact, no ground snow was documented in the first two months of 2017, for the first time since they began keeping records.
Phoenix reduced its residential water consumption in the past decade despite a 23 percent rise in population. Las Vegas recycles water from indoor drains and outdoor fountains.
In this edition: Climate change prompts adaptation in the Colorado River basin; how a map and an app might help bees; can science be unifying?
President Trump is set to sign an executive order Tuesday calling for a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.
California water authorities shut off the flow of water down a damaged spillway Monday so that workers could begin clearing debris off of it.