Plastic has become ubiquitous in our home and work lives, but is a pollutant that won't break down. Mushrooms may provide a sustainable alternative.
Confront nature's mysteries, scientists find mutant sea stars surviving in warming waters and that sexual competition forces ducks to grow longer penises.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List is a global list of species and their conservation status.
Climate scientists tend to be optimistic and have faith that humanity can engineer our way out of the climate change we’ve created.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon increased sharply in 2016. The government must take steps to protect the world’s largest rain forest.