In Brazil's Maranhao State, indigenous groups are battling a powerful logging mafia to protect the region's remaining and fragile Amazon rainforest. After years of decline, deforestation is again on the rise, threatening a terrifying climate change tipping point. Special correspondent…
By Miles O'Brien
How do meteorologists and scientists make predictions about the power and trajectory of a hurricane? Buckle up. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins a crew of scientists who fly right into the eye of Hurricane Florence.
By Vicky Stein
Candice Hansen-Koharcheck, a planetary scientist, has been photographing celestial bodies for decades. But for the Juno mission, her collaborators are citizen scientists.
For weeks, smoky, unhealthy air from large wildfires has plagued much of the West Coast and beyond. What's the public health impact of an increase of urban wildfires, in which homes and other structures burn? Special correspondent Cat Wise meets…
Update: Sept. 13, 6:58 a.m. ET Overnight, Hurricane Florence’s winds continued to decline. However, its rain and storm surge forecasts remain unchanged. The outer bands of its tropical storm-force winds are now reaching shore. Florence’s winds dropped by 20…
By Nsikan Akpan, Julia Griffin
A week ago, no one expected Hurricane Florence to roll into the Southeast, and now it may create storm surge taller than a house.
By Edward Struzik, The Conversation
Only 10 per cent of the Arctic Ocean in Canada, and less than two per cent of the Arctic Ocean in the United States, is charted.
Rallies and events focused on climate change across the globe on Saturday. In San Francisco, which will host a global summit on the issue next week, more than 300 organizations endorsed the “Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice” march, which…
By Michael D. Regan
People in the U.S. and more than 90 other countries planned to take to the streets in 800 towns and cities to call for immediate action on climate change.
By Nsikan Akpan
The question as to why they make toxins in the first place is one of the great mysteries of marine science.
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