Full story - September 21, 2018
As the world weighs strategies for keeping climate change in check, more and more countries, communities and businesses are embedding the cost of carbon into the goods and services that produce it.
Full story - June 08, 2018
a solar panel farm in China
Beneath some solar arrays, pollinator-friendly plants, fruits, vegetables and forage are cropping up in place of turfgrass or gravel.
Full story - April 23, 2018
Coatepeque Lake is seen from a road in the town of El Congo, El Salvador, Sept. 6, 2017. The color of the water in the Coatepeque lake has changed due to the proliferation of Cyanobacteria and non-identified minerals.
Concerned about cases falling through the cracks, more and more countries are establishing specialized legal systems to address environmental disputes.
Full story - July 04, 2017
Fish in a tank
AquaBounty aims to bring genetically engineered salmon to US and Canadian markets next year.
Full story - October 13, 2016
Grass in soil
As plant-borne diseases become more common, scientists are increasingly focused on how to take advantage of a certain soil that seems to keep its host plants healthy.
Full story - August 23, 2016
Sammy Kang’ete, an intern from Kenya
In the hills north of San Francisco, a new form of farming is taking root. It's called biointensive farming, and it has the potential to give small farmers a much bigger impact on the global food supply.
Full story - June 14, 2016
Xiaolangdi Reservoir
New York City drew the reservoir down to an unprecedented level last winter — but only because forecasting told city official that it would soon be able to refill with an unprecedented amount of snowmelt.
Full story - February 29, 2016
A European honey bee carries pollen back to its hive.
The crisis over the death of pollinators is not unique to the US. But around the world, old techniques are being revived to save bees, butterflies and other pollinators on the very of collapse.
Full story - January 11, 2016
Alfalfa fields
Some plants do better at responding to drought the second time around. Scientists want to figure out how they "remember" — and if there's something we can do for other types of plants to give them a similar benefit.
Fort Myers Beach
Smartphone apps are becoming increasingly indispensable when we interact with nature. Websites too. But what's all that technology doing to our relationship with nature?