Along the Central and Northern California coastline, observers are seeing an explosion of bright pink, inch-long sea slugs in the tide pools. Scientists are saying the "population boom" of these sea slugs this far north was predicted in 2011.
While Gulf Coast residents are feeling pretty good about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, thinking it's now less harmful than originally thought, scientists have found almost 10 million gallons of BP's oil, sitting on the bottom of the Gulf.
In Mali's poorest villages, building a house can be a costly venture. It often involves cutting already depleted forests for wood and saving enough money to have corrugated sheetmetal shipped in for a roof.
While some states have already banned or regulated the use of drones for hunting, even more states have bills on the books regarding the use of this controversial procedure.
Alaska is one such state that has banned the use of drones for hunting wildlife.
Washington, D. C. -
Energy companies have long sought the opening of the Atlantic Coast for offshore oil and gas drilling, and the Obama administration gave them approval today. The proposed 2017-2022 offshore plan is the second time Obama has recommended this move.
New York -
New York authorities on Tuesday vigorously defended a decision to shut down America's biggest city for a winter storm that skirted the Big Apple, dumping the worst snow on Long Island and New England.
Following the recommendations of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), the British government sacked the consortium responsible for cleaning up the Sellafield nuclear site, saying not enough progress had been made.
New York City -
As much as three feet of snow is expected Monday and Tuesday along a 250-mile stretch of the U.S. northeast coast as a massive winter storm brings enough heavy winds and driving snow to potentially shut down several of the nation's greatest cities.
Earlier this month the NOAA and NASA announced that 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded, shattering the previous records in 2005 and 2010.
Now comes the news that global warming is heating the world's oceans at an unprecedented pace.
Hoopoes have a remarkable habit. They cover their eggs with a secretion from their beaks. The secretion is packed with beneficial bacteria, which protects the eggs. A new research study has been looking into this behaviour further.
One news source in Montana is expounding on the lessons learned from the 2011 ExxonMobil oil spill. But are the lessons, whatever they may be, really going to change the way we are letting these events impact the environment?
It may seem odd to hear that smoking bacon would cause a rise in air pollution, but if everybody and his neighbor is doing it, then maybe there is some substance to the story of one Chinese city where smoking bacon has been banned.
Cleanup began this morning in western North Dakota after nearly three million gallons of brine spilled from a pipeline. The brine, a toxic byproduct of oil and gas production is much saltier than ocean water and may contain petroleum and other residues.
For reasons unknown hundreds of dead mackerel have washed up on the shores Bras d’Or Lake in Cape Breton. The fish began washing up on the lake shore a week ago and by Monday a local said there were hundreds of them.
A major peer-reviewed paper on climate physics is rocking the very foundations of climate change science tonight. The paper exposes major errors in the general-circulation models the UN's IPPC climate panel relied on to formulate their predictions.
Ulan Bator -
A bid by a Canadian gold mining company to strip-mine part of northern Mongolia’s protected Noyon Mountain Forest which includes the country’s cultural equivalent to England’s Sutton Hoo site or Egypt’s pyramids is causing outrage in the country.