A new study estimates that about 80,000 cetaceans are swept up every year by tuna-fishing nets in the Indian Ocean.
A NASA project to study snowstorms in the Northeast has faced a lack of storms and a broken plane. They’re not giving up.
From tiny insects to big ungulates, animals and their choice of chow can make ecosystems less or more prone to go up in flames.
A typical drought is a slow-motion catastrophe. But scientists are trying to figure out a phenomenon called a flash drought, which forms in as little as two weeks.
Despite hopes that ride hailing would ease traffic and reduce carbon emissions, a new study finds that it’s actually driving them upward.
The snapping shrimp’s claws pop louder than gunshots. Rising temperatures could make them fire faster—and disrupt their undersea neighbors.
Last week, the Department of Energy gave a commercial company the green light to test fuel made from spent uranium.
The wildfires weren’t just unprecedented—scientists didn’t think such catastrophic conflagrations would happen until the end of this century.
A ‘solar sharing’ pilot project in Colorado is testing whether farmers can profit from growing vegetables and harvesting green energy on the same plot.
With the help of a new kind of drone, marine biologists can sequence DNA found in the ocean to reveal what’s living in an ecosystem—and what’s missing.