Why can’t more rainwater be collected for the long, dry spring and summer when it’s needed?
Carnivores, herbivores, omnivores — and now virivores.
If dogs are out in coats and boots, how are the squirrels feeling?
Passing chunks of ice can fertilize ocean waters and play a role in the planet’s carbon cycle.
The media sells bad news, but scientific evidence shows that we are making progress toward a greener planet.
Merely 256 genetically engineered mice could make an island's pest population go extinct.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
Maybe bring an umbrella just in case.
A 19th-century surveying mistake kept lumberjacks away from what is now Minnesota's largest patch of old-growth trees.
A researcher explains a little-known niche within modern physics: animal collective behavior.
It's on a 100,000-year timescale, though, so the next few centuries might not be so comfortable.
We want to fight invasive species. But to wage a war, you have to know who your enemy is.
Environmental activists want us to feel "flight shame" if we can take a train, instead. But this isn't entirely realistic, even in Europe.
Overwintering is profoundly stressful for trees. So why do they bother?
Many countries just ship their plastic waste overseas.
"Ghost gear" leads to hundreds of thousands of animal deaths.
Many animals engage in “zoopharmacognosy” or self-medication.
Economic growth is more about quality than quantity.
Flashy desalination technology is more costly and cumbersome than many other solutions.
Based on product labeling claims, scientists hypothesized that green cleaners were less toxic. They were wrong.
Pando is a stand of aspen in Utah that is 14,000 years old and weighs 12 million pounds. Humans threaten to end its long reign.
The monsoon rains were not always so reliable.
A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor, and mindset.
Should you blast the A/C even when you're not at home?