It seems insane to dive here. But it's the only way to witness the energy packed by some of the world's fastest water. So, equipped for scuba, my diving partner and I leave the shelter of a bay called
The scaly-foot snail is one of Earth’s strangest creatures. It lives more than 2,300 metres below the surface of the sea on a trio of deep-sea hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the Indian Ocean. Here
KATITIKA, Kenya (AP) — The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their noise-making does little to stop the voracious insects
You probably don’t think of your morning cup of tea as a safety hazard, but those aromatic leaves can mean injury—even death—for Asian elephants roaming Indian tea gardens, or plantations, in the northeastern
The Trump administration has completed its rollback of environmental protections for streams, wetland and other bodies of water, a process that has stripped pollution safeguards from drinking water sources
Researchers from China and the U.S. embarked on a field trip to Tibet in 2015, and discovered 28 previously undiscovered virus groups—in a melting glacier. They recently detailed their findings in a paper
If people start to believe the end is nigh, they might give up on tackling environmental problems. This story was published in partnership with Nexus Media, a syndicated newswire covering climate, energy,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and
New Mexico’s picturesque preserve won a campaign for federal protection, and others aren’t far behind. It’s easy to think of national parks as untouchable—grand, immovable fixtures in our natural environment.
The research could lead to a more peaceful co-existence between free-roaming canines—which number hundreds of millions worldwide—and people. Humans domesticated dogs, and over our 15,000-year relationship,
(CANBERRA, Australia) — Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday. Firefighters
(CNN) — An ancient grove of pine trees whose ancestors are thought to have stood tall among dinosaurs some 200 million years ago has been saved from Australian bushfires in a covert firefighting mission.
Rotting feral pig carcasses teach scientists what happens when tons of animals die all at once, as in Australia's bushfires
The unprecedented wildfire raging across Australia is not only destroying human lives, but has killed hundreds of millions of animals – perhaps billions before it is all over. Burning is not the only of