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Health Coal is costly As the president rolls back regulations that keep our air clean, how will air pollution hurt the global population? Read...
Earlier this month, officials in England proposed a plan that could alleviate traffic on one of the most congested highways from London to southwest England. The idea involves digging a...
The carbon dioxide coming from some of Earth's tiniest residents may not be increasing as quickly as some believed in the face of global climate change.
When talk is of important ecosystems, tropical forests are top of the list. After all, half of the carbon stored in all of the Earth's vegetation is contained in these...
If you were travelling via motorway from Islamabad to Lahore during November or December 2016, you might have felt like your head was in the clouds. That's thanks to the...
The use of disposable coffee cups could be reduced by 50 – 300 million annually according to research announced today by leading coffee roaster Bewley's.
With incomes on the rise, Delek Group, which has a stake in one of Israel's largest gas fields, said it's setting its sights on becoming a global player.
A hefty black bear was caught on camera in a Los Angeles suburb walking off with a bag of trash -- or, as the bear would know it, food.
A new program involving Arizona State University aims to improve minority representation in the field of geological sciences.
Coasts around the world are threatened by land-based pollutants, including sewage, which affect water quality, coastal habitats and human experiences. To capture the value people place on the coastal environment, UH...
What happens after Cyclone Debbie is a familiar process. It has been repeated many times in cities around the world. The reason is that our cities are not designed for...
As European and Asian leaders take up the low-carbon mantel from the United States, a global report found 2016 was a record-setter for renewable energy.
Land managers in New England and eastern New York state have a new tool to help identify eastern hemlock stands at greatest risk for rapid growth decline by evaluating stresses...
The size of the oil reserves in the Goliat field in the Norwegian waters of the Barents Sea were revised higher because of new drilled wells, a regulator said.
On the heels of new developments in the Gulf of Mexico, a report finds the next breakout area for the recovering oil and gas sector may be deep water basins.
A powerful cyclone that smashed into northeastern Australia could have caused further damage to the under-pressure Great Barrier Reef, turning parts into an "underwater wasteland", scientists warned Thursday.
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said he is close to returning to the lineup on the heels of participating in every drill during Wednesday's practice.
The global food trade is depleting water sources quicker than they can naturally be refilled in many places.
At least 12 people died Wednesday after a bus carrying a Texas church choir collided with a pickup on a highway about 75 miles west of San Antonio, police said.
A new article aims to provide clarity among scientists, resource managers and planners on what ecological resilience means and how it can be achieved.
The United States has made no decision yet on whether it will continue to participate in the Paris accord on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, the Trump administration said Wednesday.
A new class of carbon nanotubes could be the next-generation clean-up crew for toxic sludge and contaminated water, say researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology. Enhanced single-walled carbon nanotubes offer...
A curious elk was filmed getting its antler tangled on a tarp in an Oregon man's backyard and running off with the big blue sheet in tow.
General manager Sandy Alderson expressed his faith in the New York Mets' core talent and its ability to produce a franchise-record third straight playoff berth.
The North Korean regime is navigating sea changes in the country by legitimizing the country's expanding marketplaces.
Singer George Michael was laid to rest on Wednesday, three months after he died at age 53 on Christmas Day.
Masdar Institute MSc Student Analyzes UAE Neighborhoods to Understand How Land Can Be Conserved While Developing Environmentally Sustainable Suburbs
India's navy commissioned the first of eight MK IV-class Landing Craft Utility ships during a ceremony at Port Blair on Tuesday.