The intense winds and rains of Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico’s natural environment. But nature is all about recovery.
Across the United States, it doesn’t take a devastating storm for scientists and citizens to see the unwelcome transformations that climate change is causing right now.
For hundreds of years, beavers "kept North America hydrated," says environmental author Ben Goldfarb. Now, some farmers, ranchers and land managers are advocating that we let them do their job again.
After the catastrophic Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico in 2017, finding safe drinking water became one of the most difficult issues facing residents of the island. A team of volunteers stepped in to help.
A recent study examines how rising temperatures could lead to increased insect activity and dramatic crop loss.
Pennsylvania homes have high levels of radon, a substantial risk factor for lung cancer. Is the fracking boom makings matters worse? Scientists aren't quite sure.
Colleges and universities across the US are looking for ways to go green and save money at the same time. Hampshire College has done it.
Artificial lighting of all kinds can have adverse effects on wildlife and humans. As the use of LED lights increases, researchers are examining how best to limit their impact.
Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo represents the city of Miami, where sea level rise is already a difficult reality. He has put forth a bold proposal to address greenhouse gas emissions, but his party is unlikely to support it.
Science has proven that breastmilk is far better for human health than infant formula. Nevertheless, the US tried to stop a WHO resolution which aimed to limit the marketing of infant formula in developing countries.