At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon's Mediterranean shore, but he and his colleagues fear their way of life is dying.
They're called "ghost forests"—dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change.
Satellites in space and a robot under Lake Erie's surface are part of a network of scientific tools trying to keep algae toxins out of drinking water supplies in the shallowest of the Great Lakes.
This image shows part of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni – the largest salt flat in the world.
Whether you'll be watching fireworks along Boston's Esplanade or somewhere else this Fourth of July, you won't be the only one relaxing this holiday.
A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.
Online lender and financial startup SoFi has taken the first step toward competing with the nation's biggest banks on their home turf: the checking account.
The threat to coastal regions posed by climate change, overdevelopment and other human caused stressors is well-established. Among the most prized and valuable land throughout the world, shorelines everywhere are imperiled ...
In winter, most municipalities rely on chemicals to melt ice and keep roadways and parking lots clear and safe for travelers. The most common chemical used, owing to its low cost and its effectiveness at low temperatures, ...
What happens to a cane toad's internal chemistry when it has to shed its skin to replace worn out skin cells?