Topic

Environment

February 19, 2024

What New Zealand’s bird of the century contest can teach us about conservation

January 26, 2024

Games that model the future can inspire hope and encourage creative minds to redefine solutions.

January 25, 2024

A new study suggests air pollution is changing flowers’ scents, throwing bees off-course

January 13, 2024

What a bid to free a zoo elephant says about the evolving legal rights of animals

January 10, 2024

Microplastics are everywhere — including in our bodies. Here is what you need to know

January 4, 2024

Plastic-eating enzymes in the guts of mealworms are one of many bug-centric ideas being studied, but environmentalists say it dodges the real solution: use less

August 14, 2023

Unless researchers can pull off a genetic rescue, the triple-whammy of warmer temperatures, oxygen-starved waters and a newly discovered parasite may soon obliterate the few survivors

August 7, 2023

Meet Joe Hollins, the recently retired veterinarian who cared for a record-breaking 190-year-old tortoise named Jonathan in his remote island home

July 24, 2023

Efforts to restore candy darter populations are underway, but their genes live on in other fish and raise thorny questions for conservation biologists

May 18, 2023

For all of kelp’s potential benefits to people and the planet, its success will depend on cultural shifts

May 5, 2023

Ten years after Superstorm Sandy struck the east coast, naturalists worry a government-funded storm mitigation plan will wipe out a historic ecosystem

April 4, 2023

Scientists are unraveling air pollution's effects on mental health

March 18, 2023

The New York Mycological Society is a “mushroom club for anyone”

February 20, 2023

Delayed evacuation orders and a dearth of Spanish-language weather programming left many in the Hispanic community unprepared

February 10, 2023

Scientists say the "ghost dams" scattered throughout the country's waterways pose ecological risks

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