Oslo will ban diesel cars from the road for at least two days this week in a bid to combat rising air pollution, angering some motorists after they were urged to buy diesel cars a few years ago.
Several studies have shown how climate change is affecting insect populations, results in death. A new study takes a different approach and shows how global warming is affecting the ability of some insects to reproduce.
Federal, state, tribal and local authorities were shocked on Friday when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it wasn't going to pay the over $1.2 billion in economic damages the agency caused in the Gold King mine spill in 2015.
White rhinos return to the same communal spot to poo, according to a new study. This allows the animals to pick up information about each other from the dung. The area acts as a type of 'social network.'
While it may be hard to believe, nine lawmakers in Wyoming have introduced a bill that would forbid utilities from providing any electricity to the state that comes from large-scale wind or solar energy projects by 2019.
A call has been made for increased monitoring of U.S. drinking water supplies, specifically for chemical and microbial contaminants. The concern is with vulnerable people like pregnant women, infants and young children.
Shopping bags are major contributors to waste. Although there have been moves to reduce plastic bags, many types of bags end up in landfill. To create biodegradable shopping bags, a type based on shrimp shells have been developed.
On Tuesday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that the rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline.
American children's television network Nickelodeon will not be allowed to build an underwater theme park on one of the nation's most pristine islands, the Philippine environment minister said Wednesday.
Powerful storms will slam into the U.S. West on Tuesday, bringing more heavy rain and blizzard conditions to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a day after thousands of Californians were evacuated from their homes due to heavy flooding.
A population of chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast have been observed fashioning tools to use as drinking sticks. The findings provide further evidence about different subcultures within chimpanzee populations.