With the recent conclusion of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Confernece, more theories as to where the oil went are coming to light.
According to a new study, the natural ups and down of climates are more important in predicting rainfall distribution than the effects of global warming. Researchers say that the findings of the study must be taken into account while predicting future climate change.
Researchers have learned the Dolly Varden, a kind of trout, can quadruple its stomach size to make room for eggs from spawning salmon each August.
Engineers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear campus in Japan have indicated the two-day power outage at the beleaguered campus may have been caused by a rat.
If his remarks Wednesday are any indication, the new chairman of the House environmental subcommittee seems to think more like an economist than an environmentalist.
With no humans allowed between the countries, wildlife has come to flourish in the DMZ.
After a series of mishaps, the U.S. Department of Interior is strengthening the requirements Shell will need to adhere to before it can drill in the Arctic.
A new study has found that climate change has forced polar bears to spend a lot of time on land. Since the polar bears require drifting sea ice to travel, hunt and mate, less ice means they have to survive on their fat reserves. Researchers add that the change in migration pattern has also affected reproduction of these polar bears.
New research indicates that petroleum consumption and carbon emissions in vehicles in America can be reduced 80 percent by 2050.
An ancient tectonic plate along the American west coast long thought to have been subducted beneath North America is causing scientists to re-examine the entire tectonic history of western North America.
After years of hiding it under the bed, China is approaching the issue of cancer villages.
The coronal mass ejection that flew by Earth at some 900 miles per second produced a minor geomagnetic storm, which in-turn produced some particularly lovely northern lights.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced yesterday that he plans to take action in protecting the Ross Sea.
Tourists feeding stingrays have changed the creatures' feeding habits along with behavior and mating habits, a new study finds. Researchers say the research finding raises questions about the impact of interactive tourism on marine wildlife, reports e!sciencenews.
Planktons near the surface of water have more carbon than was previously believed, according to a new study. Researchers argue that the scientific models that estimate the amount of carbon dioxide in water need to be revised as data on phytoplankton has shown that these planktons soak-up double the amount of carbon dioxide than estimated.