Offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean will involve seismic blasts, which may be harmful to whales and marine mammals.
City gardens and hotel rooftops can serve as refuges—and food corridors—for the troubled species.
Wildfires in California, floods in Venice, robot-bees, and cows that mitigate climate change.
Organic agriculture seems like it would be better for the environment than conventional. But a new study suggests it produces more carbon dioxide.
From Venice to Tehran to Shanghai, many cities are steadily sinking into the earth. There might not be any way to stop it.
New books and scholarship from Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, and the University Press of Colorado.
Livestock emit greenhouse gases. They also can sequester carbon and boost biodiversity.
The recent murder of Christian missionary John Chau has drawn attention to the effects outsiders have on native tribes and ecology.
Cigarette butts account for a huge amount of human-generated plastic pollution.
New books and scholarship from University of North Carolina, Harvard University Press, and University of Minnesota Press.