Paving a highway across South America is providing lessons on the impact of road construction elsewhere.
Rising sea levels are likely to change Southern California beaches in the coming century, but not in ways you might expect.
Wild orangutans that have come into contact with eco-tourists over a period of years show an immediate stress response but no signs of chronic stress, unlike other species in which permanent alterations in stress responses ...
Deforestation is the second largest source of CO2 emissions after consumption of fossil fuels. So-called PES programmes, where landowners are paid to replant or protect forests, have been promoted as a way to reduce deforestation. ...
A new tool to assess the interdependency between climate change and socio-economic factors is now available, mainly for professionals in these fields.
U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $199 billion in sales and supported 1.7 million jobs in the nation's economy in 2011, according to a new economic report released by NOAA's Fisheries ...
Rising temperatures could widen the gap between the Europe's rich and poor nations, an EU agency warned Wednesday, as it announced the warmest decade on record in the continent.
Our planet's changing climate is devastating communities in Africa through droughts, floods and myriad other disasters.
Marine zoning in the Pacific Ocean, in combination with other measures, could significantly improve numbers of heavily overfished bigeye tuna and improve local economies, a fish modelling study has found.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Lipstick and takeout food are not a panacea for dwindling retirement accounts and the anxiety of global economic woes.