Researchers are preparing to extract gas from methane hydrates, despite uncertain potential and environmental risks
Millions of people rely on the Air Quality Index, but experts say it’s a rough measure at best
To manage wildfires, the United States needs a lot more prescribed burns. Tribes and community organizations are ready to step in
What does it really mean when a label on a product you just bought cautions that it may cause cancer and reproductive harm?
It’s not a “Little Grand Canyon.” It’s a scar from slavery
We’ve spread far beyond any other plant or animal, but what makes us unique?
In the midst of a pandemic, an artist and former physicist still works to represent endangered landscapes
Even as conservationists seek to save spruce grouse, their decline may signal broader issues for forest birds
The global boom in sand mining threatens millions, a new study of the Mekong River suggests
Arjan Dwarshuis’ record-setting year shows how much birdwatching has changed
Even for a perpetual hiker used to isolation, social distancing poses a challenge
How biologist Jenny Phillips listens to birdsong in an age of cities
COVID-19 puts a huge strain on meat production, but it’s also an opportunity to reform the system
Wildlife-police raids and customs inspections are trying to halt this highly invasive species
An invasive bug has snuck its way into at least 33 countries, and Australia does not want to be next
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