- Saving salamanders: Searching for signs of a deadly fungus Updated: May-27-16 11:01 am
SUNDERLAND, Vermont - Holding a sandwich bag containing a squirming, Eastern red-spotted newt, Evan Grant inspects its shiny skin for signs of a killer.
- Local, federal officials join fight against rapid ohia death Updated: May-26-16 8:57 am
HILO, Hawaii - A fungus that has killed thousands of native ohia trees on Hawaii's Big Island has attracted the attention of local and federal government officials, who have been calling for increased efforts to fight the disease.
- Mushroom hunting heating up in wake of Northwest wildfires Updated: May-22-16 1:06 pm
BOISE, Idaho - From flames come fungi.
- UN: Growing environmental threat from animal-to-man diseases Updated: May-20-16 8:41 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures, according to a U.N. report released Friday.