An Indonesian court has rejected a case brought by Acehnese community leaders who want one of the country's most prized tropical forests to be protected from exploitation by mining and plantation companies.
California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm.
As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It's difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they figured plants, animals and algae weren't doing much in the dark and ...
Scientists have confirmed the largest die-off of corals ever recorded on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Wouldn't it be great if we could tell the state of an ecosystem or the like - whether it's healthy or heading for a crisis - by keeping track of just a few key signals? Thanks to the theory of 'tipping points', that's not ...
The simple act of exchanging information can influence people to change their actions to protect the environment, according to a new study that links game theory with psychological science.
Will Thanksgiving leave a mark on Milwaukee's waterways? UWM researchers think it will.
China could waste as much as half a trillion dollars on unnecessary new coal-fired power stations, a climate campaign group said Monday, arguing the world's top carbon polluter already has more than enough such facilities.
A strong earthquake in a remote area of China's extreme west has killed at least one villager after a home collapsed, authorities said Saturday.
The Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has seen such extreme warmth this year that the average annual temperature could end up above freezing for the first time on record, scientists said Friday.