The upcoming total solar eclipse – the first of its kind in 99 years – is expected to attract droves of eclipse chasers to otherwise sleepy towns that lie along the path of total darkness, such as in Madras, Ore.
With high costs of extraction and an exodus of large oil companies, the Canadian oil sands industry demands innovation to succeed. Can determined entrepreneurs find new, cheaper methods to keep up with the US shale industry?
What constitutes 'deadly heat,' and who might be affected by it the most? A new study explores these questions, while the lead author acknowledges the superior ability of developed countries to adapt to extreme weather.
Representatives from around the world attended the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative in Oslo on June 19, calling for protections to forests for their cultural, environmental, and religious significance.
New Zealand is home to one of the highest proportions of threatened species in the world. Desperate to save its beloved wildlife, the archipelago nation is seizing on a drastic and controversial strategy: kill all the predators.
As the effects of climate change become more apparent in Zimbabwe, traditional farming methods, like no-till farming, which is proving, in some cases, to increase productivity and save money, gain a rekindled reputation.
Hong Kong’s approval of a ban on ivory sales could stem ivory trade in Asia, but acquiescing to traders’ demands for compensation could spur more elephant poaching in Africa.
While almost every other industrial economy in the world joins in the fight against global warming with green-energy efforts, President Trump remains loyal to fossil fuel.
Five years of losses has prompted the parent company to consider shuttering the infamous plant as nuclear power plants around the US fail to compete with generating stations that burn plentiful and inexpensive natural gas to produce electricity.
Honeybees have been struggling for decades, but a recent survey found the lowest winter loss of beekeepers' colonies since the survey began in 2006.
The Trump administration would put the burden of such policies on states and local governments.
The country plans to expand its scientific research programs on the icy continent amid growing environmental concerns associate with rising temperatures there.
Henderson Island is extremely remote, but researchers still found 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches of the UNESCO World Heritage site.