Last year brought extreme global weather and record-breaking climate measures, says new NOAA report, calling it 'clear signal of human-caused climate change.'
A research vessel located and photographed two critically endangered North Pacific right whales off the coast of Alaska.
The group claims that salmon-protection programs in the Columbia and Snake rivers favor fish over people, while environmental groups argue that other businesses would be hurt by sidestepping endangered species laws.
A new federal report calls into question the wisdom of the president's environmental and energy policies.
While activists work to create ocean-based refuges for captive marine animals, many question if the facilities can afford the large staff and expensive infrastructure.
While farmers and state officials applaud revisions announced by interior secretary Ryan Zinke, conservation groups fear derailment of 'years of hard work.'
A national action plan calls for change in order to protect the nation's coastal resources and habitats from the ever-growing dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.
State environment officials plan to destroy nearly 2 tons of ivory trinkets and small artifacts on Thursday, joining an international movement to crack down on illegal trade and ‘tell the world that ivory shouldn’t be coveted.’
In the absence of broad federal support, state managers in Louisiana have had to go it alone in the quest to save the state's eroding coastline.
Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region were dropped from the endangered species list five years ago. Now, they're getting put back on the protected list.
Environmentalists and EU officials have voiced opposition to Poland's intent to continue logging a UNESCO Heritage Site forest. Polish officials claim the action is necessary to stem a dangerous population of beetles.
European and Asian demand for coal has spiked, causing US coal exports from January to May to increase by 60 percent compared to the same time period in 2016.