Wildlife refuges in the Northwest and Hawaii will be "phasing out" a class of pesticides suspected to be causing severe damage to pollinator populations, planning to have the pesticides completely out of these protected areas by the start of 2016.
The United Kingdom is sticking to its guns, and will maintain its goal to cut carbon emissions in half of 1990 levels by 2027, Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced Tuesday - a target political opposition says will be difficult to meet.
Staying awake all night to study for a test might be a bad idea! A new study shows that lack of sleep can lead to memory problems.
Last week, a massive great white shark was found bead between Geraldton and Shark Bay, Western Australia with no visible wounds or infection on its body. Now, investigators are reporting an unusual cause of death - over eating.
Marking the 45th Anniversary of Neil Armstrong's "one small step," the National Security Archive revealed several declassified documents that, among other things, showed that the US had considered militarizing and even blowing up the Moon.
Though you may think that great white shark sightings would detract Cape Cod beachgoers, the ferocious predators are in fact boosting tourism in the area, increasing sales for shark paraphernalia as well as local boat tours.
Florida's ecosystem may be undergoing some major changes thanks to sixth-grader Lauren Arrington's research on lionfish, an invasive species.
Birthdays are always special, but none quite get the same fanfare that Snooty the manatee, the world's oldest sea cow, gets each and every year.
A bright fireball streaking across the sky was spotted by more than 90 witnesses last Thursday night, sparking discussion and speculation as to what it was. The American Meteor Society (AMS) says it was likely a small chunk of space debris, but is waiting for official data to confirm.
The first series of photos and video from an ongoing investigation of a massive hole in Siberia have been release, all but confirming a very boring explanation for a very exciting phenomenon.
Training astronauts and caving specialists will soon descend into the depths of the Earth in order to train for future space missions, according to the European Space Agency (ESA).
The US Defense Department has chosen to open up bidding for two future launches of satellites essential for national security. This could potentially end what billionaire genius Elon Musk has called a "monopoly" of space-related US defense contracts held by Beoing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp.
A blind sea turtle found stranded in May has now fully recovered thanks to rescue crew and a life-changing surgery, and is once again swimming free in the open ocean.
Two Florida teenage girls are being investigated after posting a video to Facebook of them torturing and killing a rare tortoise, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).