Senate committee to vote today on a bill mandating a minimum distance between oil and gas wells and sensitive sites like schools and hospitals.
New research indicates a growing online trade in porcupine bezoars, a ball of inedible material that sometimes gathers in their digestive tracks.
Finally armed with an old enough specimen, researchers use biological markers from atomic bomb testing to answer questions about how long these elusive, endangered creatures live.
Mossville offers a chronicle of environmental racism that spans across continents.
A recent study suggests coconut palms are worse for the environment than oil palms. In fact, the opposite is true.
Despite its benign reputation, coconut palm agriculture has directly contributed to the extinction of several tropical island animals.
Zambia and Zimbabwe plan to move ahead with the $4 billion Batoka Gorge Dam that would displace villagers, wildlife, and a vibrant rafting industry along the Zambezi River.
New report outlines widespread deception by fossil fuel industry, calls for executives to blow the whistle.
As crews begin work on a 30-foot fence across one of the Southwest’s last free-flowing rivers, conservationists worry about cost to ecosystem.
China could play a pivotal role in halting trade in trees crucial for West African ecosystems made more fragile by climate change.
As human and chimpanzee communities recover from fire, rain brings signs of new life to burned central Sierra Leone landscape.
In Patagonia, the Mapuche are recovering state and private land that once belonged to them, and protecting it from miners and drillers.
Scientists have long thought that avian migration is guided by the magnetic field, but how, exactly? The search has led to three very different hypotheses.
The Grand Kankakee Marsh was the largest inland wetland in the contiguous US until it was drained for agriculture. Now conservationists are trying to piece it back together.
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UN seeks to inspect vessel, prevent spill that could wreck biodiverse environment and livelihoods for decades.