Researchers have a cheap, easy way for cleaning up oil spills: letting plants do the work. Why isn’t it used more often?
The haute beachwear known as the bikini was named after a string of islands turned into a nuclear wasteland by atomic bomb testing.
Indigenous peoples' techniques to manage and benefit from fire are threatened, even as wildfires burn more frequently and intensely.
Scholarly research offers insight into the ways climate change and other factors are contributing to the wildfire crisis.
An Arctic indigenous community has developed complicated but flexible "rules" for its own hunters to follow. Respect for animals is paramount.
As heat waves induced by climate change roil the Arctic Circle, Siberians are articulating a distinct identity.
Gloves, masks, and other personal protective equipment have kept us safe during the pandemic. Now they're washing up on beaches around the world.
We can’t be wandering outside much right now, but there are still ways to go green.
Recent changes to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 leave birds vulnerable to industry, experts say.
It took science centuries to understand malaria. Now we’re waiting to see how the 2019 vaccine pilot works.