To date, only one research vessel has ever encountered a milky sea.
Scientists are solving the problem of costly energy storage.
For decades, researchers have proposed that climate change and human-caused environmental destruction led to demographic collapse on Easter Island. That's probably false, according to new research.
Trees store carbon dioxide, have a cooling effect in cities, and reduce flood risks.
Buildings don't have to be permanent — modular construction can make them modifiable and relocatable.
Too few babies — not overpopulation — is likely to be a major problem this century.
As droughts threaten water supplies across the planet, some municipalities aim to utilize an untapped resource: sewage water.
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
Seawater is raising salt levels in coastal woodlands along the entire Atlantic Coastal Plain, from Maine to Florida.
A revolution of the mind must occur in order for humanity to succeed on a finite planet.
A Harvard professor's study discovers the worst year to be alive.
The lush biodiversity of South America's rainforests is rooted in one of the most cataclysmic events that ever struck Earth.
Researchers find that the coffee pulp is valuable in its own right.
Growing marijuana in large, climate controlled warehouses is good for production but has a massive carbon footprint.
Their success is based on us adopting a plant-based diet, too.
Masks are great, but what happens when we try to throw out a billion masks at once?
A reversal in Earth's magnetic field 42,000 years ago triggered climate catastrophes and mass extinctions. Can the field flip again?
If more people decide to apply pressure through their choices, slowly but surely we would reach climate change herd immunity.
If we lose our pollinators, we'll soon lose everything else.