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Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species

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Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue reading

Colorado explores new, stinky source of alternative energy

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In Colorado, a growing industry relies on human and animal waste as a new source of renewable energy. Continue reading

Out of control crayfish threaten nation’s deepest lake

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Warmer temperatures in the United States’ deepest lake may explain the growth of a crayfish population that now threatens the lake’s long-time resident, the Mazama newt, and other wildlife. Continue reading

Environmental watchdog group monitors pollution in China

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In China, decades of rapid industrial growth have resulted in largely unrestricted environmental pollution affecting millions of people. Continue reading

Why does two degrees Celsius matter to climate change?

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At the climate talks in Paris this week, world leaders have a very specific goal: how to stop the Earth from warming by two degrees Celsius.
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