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The ocean is not a silent world. And understanding its soundscape is essential to our ability to be good stewards of it.
Wildfire smoke has produced the lowest air quality readings recorded in San Francisco; Portland, Oregon; and other Western cities the past two years.
After decades of extinguishing blazes within hours, forestry services are now starting them to reduce fuel that can turn a wildfire into a catastrophe
Satellites have detected more than 40,000 fires in the Amazon in 2019. The implications of those fires ripple far beyond Brazil or South America.
Late summer blooms brighten a field on the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun rises on Sept. 6.
In the search for extraterrestrial life, scientists turn to the ocean for inspiration. The research has spurred collaborations between oceanographers and NASA.
In Uganda’s Mabira Forest, women birders are their own guides. One helped our reporter train his gaze on a feathery find.
A new tool in marine research known as eDNA enables scientists to capture a snapshot of ocean communities without touching a single fish.
In Hawaii, blurred boundaries between pets and wildlife fuel debate, even as residents find common ground in a shared love for animals.
Changes in diet, food waste, and land use will be crucial to maintaining food stability as climate change worsens, says the Thursday report.
Gulls have learned how to drop their prey – clams, mussels, and more – on hard surfaces to crack the shells. Cars and roofs don’t always fare well.
Much of U.S. opposition to the mainstream science of climate change is rooted in fears of a socialist takeover of the American government.
The heat wave that plagued Europe in July has moved over Greenland. Swaths of ice on the island now show indications of permanent melt.
Snorkelers love shallow coral reefs. But another world of reefs thrives thousands of feet beneath the sea in seemingly inhospitable conditions.
Sturgeon populations have plummeted in recent decades. In Europe, advocates are taking action to revive the species.
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