- Scientists: Major coral bleaching crisis spreads worldwide Updated: Oct-08-15 10:10 am
WASHINGTON - The bleaching of colorful coral is spreading into a worldwide, devastating crisis, scientists say, and they predict it will likely get worse.
- DNR names 17 to Mille Lacs committee, new point man for lake Updated: Oct-07-15 12:20 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The Department of Natural Resources named 17 people to its new Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee on Tuesday and a new point person for the state agency's stepped-up efforts to revive the lake's struggling walleye population.
- Korean energy economist to head UN climate science panel Updated: Oct-06-15 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON - A South Korean professor of climate change economics will lead the Nobel Prize-winning group of climate scientists who keep track of global warming.
- Boston College hosts climate change conference Updated: Sep-27-15 9:39 am
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and White House Science Policy Chief John Holdren are coming to Boston College to discuss Pope Francis and the environment.
- New Virginia Tech research aviary is not just for the birds Updated: Sep-26-15 9:44 am
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - Virginia Tech celebrated the opening of its new research aviary on Sept. 21 by inviting the public to see the facility and ask questions of those who work there.
- Tribe to pay fish bounty for Lake Coeur d'Alene research Updated: Sep-25-15 2:21 pm
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A tribe is implementing a temporary bounty on northern pike as it studies cutthroat trout predators.
- Study: Global warming, evolution are clipping bees' tongues Updated: Sep-24-15 3:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Global warming and evolution are reshaping the bodies of some American bumblebees, a new study finds.
- Scientists: Drought stressing California's Giant Sequoias Updated: Sep-24-15 2:18 am
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California - Giant Sequoias growing in California's Sierra Nevada are among the largest and oldest living things on earth, but scientists climbing high up into their green canopies say they are seeing symptoms of stress caused by the state's historic drought.
- Prehistoric fish make fragile comeback in James, York rivers Updated: Sep-19-15 10:01 am
KING WILLIAM COUNTY, Virginia - After 200 million years, one of the planet's oldest fish species is apparently in no rush.
- Researchers find heavy metals along river after mine spill Updated: Sep-18-15 7:06 pm
DENVER - Researchers say they found scattered accumulations of heavy metals along a 60-mile stretch of riverbank in Colorado and New Mexico a month after the Gold King Mine wastewater spill and say that any potential threat to crops and livestock should be studied further.
- Study: Air pollution kills 3.3 million worldwide, may double Updated: Sep-16-15 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, according to a new study that includes this surprise: Farming plays a large role in smog and soot deaths in industrial nations.
- University gets $3M grant for Detroit River algae study Updated: Sep-16-15 10:34 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - University of Michigan researchers have been awarded $3 million to study how the Detroit River contributes to algae blooms plaguing Lake Erie.
- Rancher overwhelmed by grizzly attacks on cattle Updated: Sep-09-15 1:32 pm
ISLAND PARK, Idaho - Both cow carcasses had been reduced to bone piles by the time Brian Mays returned Sept. 5 to the kill site, hidden among thick brush within a boggy, 300-acre private pasture he leases about 2 miles southwest of Henry's Lake, near Yellowstone National Park.