At Eye on Earth, scientists are collaborating to share data about environmental conditions, but they want help from the community to help broaden their base of information and hopefully improve the world.
In an effort to stop mining near one of the United States' most well-known landmarks, the Obama administration is banning new mining claims from being made in and around the Grand Canyon — a practice previously allowed.
About 14 nuclear reactors are planned for construction in the United States now that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a new class of reactors for use here. They cost billions of dollars, but can provide power to 800,000 homes each.
When President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected plans to build the Keystone XL pipeline, Republicans bashed him for throwing away American jobs. An economist says the project would have created tens of thousands — though they would have been temporary.
Seattle weather is anything but pleasant today, with a blast of snow and ice complicating commutes across the Pacific Northwestern city and generally making a mess of things.
Meet the Tamarixia Radiata, a Pakistani pest that scientists are bringing to California to try and use to kill a pest that's threatening the viability of the state's citrus industry.
After months of legal and political wrangling, the Obama administration on Wednesday rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline through the United States. Republican immediately criticized the decision.
The tanker Renda has anchored off the coast of Nome, Alaska. All that's left now is for the 1.3 million gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel to be off-loaded into town, using a pipe stretched a half a mile over ice-covered ocean.
Unseasonably cold temperatures in Florida coupled with a chemical contamination in Brazil have put a crimp on supplies of oranges, and that's sent the price of orange juice rising higher.
Officials in China are taking their biggest step yet in an effort to release more captive-bred pandas into the wild, in hopes of rebuilding dwindling stocks of the animals.