Illegal logging and unchecked economic development are taking a devastating toll on the forests of Vietnam and neighboring countries ...
In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, the Japanese government is forgoing an opportunity to sustainably protect its coastline and is instead building towering concrete seawalls and other defenses that environmentalists say will inflict serious damage on coastal ecosystems.
New research shows that humans have been transforming the earth and its ecosystems for millenniums — far longer than previously believed.
Along the shores of New York Harbor, scientists are investigating whether this ubiquitous bivalve can be grown in urban areas as a way of cleansing coastal waters of sewage, fertilizers, and other pollutants.
The California condor, the largest bird in North America, was saved from extinction by a captive breeding program that increased its numbers in the wild.
In a Swedish fjord, European researchers are conducting an ambitious experiment aimed at better understanding how ocean acidification will affect marine life.
From North America to Siberia, rising temperatures and drier woodlands are leading to a longer burning season and a significant increase in forest fires.
Electric bicycles are already popular in Europe and in China, which has more e-bikes than cars on its roads.
The surge in global coal consumption, driven largely by China and India, has climate scientists deeply worried.
The Danish capital is moving rapidly toward a zero-carbon future, as it erects wind farms, transforms its citywide heating systems, promotes energy efficiency, and lures more people out of their cars and onto public transportation and bikes.