One 13-year-old is changing the game of oil spill cleanups with her new approach involving oil-eating bacteria, according to reports.
About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a World Wildlife Fun (WWF) report released Tuesday, and the environmental group blames humans for the drastic drop.
What was once the fourth largest lake in the world is now nearly dried up and disappeared, according to recently released NASA satellite images.
A Japanese volcano erupted this morning, trapping hundreds of hikers and possibly killing one person. A massive cloud of ash now covered the immediate region, stretching for nearly two miles, according to local reports.
Greenpeace recently launched a new campaign against Royal Dutch Shell that even includes a video ad urging consumers to ask LEGO to cut their ties with the oil industry giant.
An astonishing video from the Florida Keys shows a curious domestic cat almost becoming a late-night snack after narrowly escaping an attack from a hungry alligator.
A massive chinchilla rat once thought to have been long extinct has been proven to be very-much still alive, thanks to a recent field study that was conducted in and around the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu.
The European Space Agency (ESA) finally announced the exact date on which its Rosetta comet chasing spacecraft will deploy the Philae lander. The lander will alight onto the surface of a massive comet on November 12, making history as the first manmade vehicle to set down on a comet as it whips through space.
President Barack Obama used his executive powers to create the world's largest marine reserve in an effort to protect the Pacific Ocean.
The president of Miami University in Ohio found himself urging students to crush their used cans after a skunk was found on campus with its head stuck in a beer can. The silly critter was eventually freed from its aluminum prison with the help of university police, but PETA was quick to take this opportunity to press a point about the dangers of littering.
November 1 is officially national Bison Day! But that doesn't mean people will be heading out into the chill to grill up their favorite sweet-but-tender burgers. Just last week, the Senate passed a resolution establishing a national Bison Day in an attempt to restore dialogue about the restoration and conservation of buffalo in North America.
The Obama administration revealed Wednesday an updated five-year plan for restoring the polluted Great Lakes by the year 2020, outlining steps to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff, as well as restore plant and wildlife habitat.
Native American tribes from the United States and Canada have come together to sign a historic treaty that promises to bring the iconic bison back to its original stomping grounds in Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions.
Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity were brought into the wild over this weekend in continued efforts to bolster the endangered species' numbers.
At the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit on Tuesday, efforts to slow deforestation got a major boost when dozens of countries, indigenous groups and companies pledged to halve destructive deforestation by 2020, and completely end losses by 2030.