A new technology allows ships to dredge the ocean for plastic, then compress it into bricks. But plastic recycling has proved difficult in the past.
The United Arab Emirates is looking into building an artificial mountain in order to stimulate rain. Will it work?
Although sleep is ubiquitous for animals with brains, differences in how, why, and for how long animals sleep remain unexplained.
The American bison joins the bald eagle as the second national animal. What will the designation mean for its conservation status?
The perennial battle of beach access: who owns the beach front?
Natural selection should weed out the do-gooders and leave only egoists, but animals share just the same.
Conservationists need to do a better job involving women, according to a recent Nature Conservancy report.
The endangered American eel, once abundant along the U.S. East Coast, is critically important in keeping rivers ecologically sound.
Killing wildlife to save it isn't a viable strategy. We can create diverse, self-sustaining ecosystems without trophy hunting.
Climate change may be helping some species thrive. But as evidenced by cephalopods and swans, where one species wins, another loses.