After decades of environmental disaster, fish and wildlife may rebound to Central Asia's Aral Sea, but the lake will never be restored to its former glory.
A proposed 5-cent plastic bag fee was just blocked in New York City. What can be done to effectively reduce plastic bag use?
What do currents do anyway? What would happen if they stopped?
Russia was the first source of white oil, a Vaseline-like mix of hydrocarbons used in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and plastics.
In the 1960s, over seventy scientists and graduate students traveled to U.S. outlying islands as part of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program.
Some panda species have strange thumb-like appendages, but their thumbs evolved for strikingly different reasons.
While it can be an excellent source of clean power, wind power also kills a lot of wildlife, including bats.
Bioluminescence, an animal's ability to create and use light, exists exclusively in the lower branches of the tree of life.
For as long as plants have existed, there have been moving forests, migrating across the earth’s surface in response to changes in the climate.
We tend to think of gender expression as uniquely human. But many species gain advantages by projecting an opposite-sex appearance.