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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, HAWAII — Atop Hawaii’s Mount Haleakalā I stand looking down at the clouds, white and rolling softly around the volcano’s edges. It’s just before noon and the air is already ablaze. More…

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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Breaking our plastic habit

Breaking our plastic habit

Is banning plastic bags the best way to get rid of the plastic menace ?

SNAPSHOT:  Moss holds tight to birds in flight

SNAPSHOT: Moss holds tight to birds in flight

Some shorebirds may be helping moss make their way across the equator

Soul cyclist Aaron Naparstek fights for the streets you’d want to live on

Soul cyclist Aaron Naparstek fights for the streets you’d want to live on

Bike activists are shaping urban design in the Big Apple

Hidden Wonders Below the Surface

Hidden Wonders Below the Surface

Old drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico house a surprising bounty, if we can figure out how to preserve them safely.

Migrating to the city

Migrating to the city

How researchers are beginning to think differently about urban biodiversity

Breaking our plastic habit

Breaking our plastic habit

Is banning plastic bags the best way to get rid of the plastic menace ?