In findings consistent with previous research, a study found that past periods of drought in the American West aligned with climate warming and cool ocean temperatures in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Indonesia is one of the biggest carbon emitters due to illegal slash and burn forestry operations. A special program sanctioned by the EU may help turn that around.
Illegal fishing, which accounts for 30 percent of fish caught globally, has long been a thorn in the side of small nations who lack resources to monitor their waters. But a new technology puts that power in the hands of anyone with a computer.
The 5,000 square mile national monument will protect fish, whale, and turtle species, but some fishermen say that it could cripple their industry off the coast of New England.
Facebook rumors of the horses' imminent death are greatly exaggerated. But the population of wild horses in the United States exceeds what the BML calls an 'appropriate management level.'
As global warming destroys the polar bear's natural habitat, previously infrequent encounters between humans and animals may increase.
In a show of 'last chance tourism,' many visits to the Great Barrier Reef are largely driven by a desire to see the site before it is lost.
US officials say placing red wolves in zoos is the best practice to ensure the animals stick around for the future, but some conservationists are questioning that plan.
The Earth has lost more than two million square miles of wilderness land since 1990. Such areas are often overlooked in existing conservation rules, a new study notes.