Dan Egan’s “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” — an epic portrait of the Great Lakes and the perils they face — is our next pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This.”…
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch weighs 87,000 tons -- 16 times more than previous estimates -- and contains more than 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic, according to a new analysis.
By Danielle Venton, KQED
Scientists are finding a growing presence of pharmaceuticals, small pieces of plastic and household chemicals in the bodies of Pacific razor clams, Pacific oysters and remote seabirds.
By PBS NewsHour
In a newly released five-year plan, the Trump administration has proposed opening up vast new areas to oil and gas exploration, including federal waters off the California coast and off the East Coast, from Georgia to Maine. Amy Harder, who…
Genetic traits in yellow warblers can gauge if the migratory birds will adapt to the pace of climate change, according to a new study.
By PBS NewsHour
More than 700 people, including over 200 scientists and 96 environmental protection specialists, have left the Environmental Protection Agency since the start of the Trump administration, according to a joint investigation by The New York Times and ProPublica. Lisa Friedman…
By Teresa Carey
New kayaks, rigged with custom sensors by British scientists, can serenade paddlers with music made from environmental data.
By Grant Schulte, Associated Press
Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
By Erica R. Hendry
The lawsuit comes after months of conflict between Energy Transfer Partners and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
By Rashmi Shivni
Climate change is starving out Madagascar's greater bamboo lemur, a study published Thursday reports in Current Biology.
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