As climate change strikes the Northeast, many species, including the polar bear, are cross-breeding, resulting in hybrids in the wild.
Mercury pollution in California may be coming from a surprising source: elephant seals. Scientists have found that molting elephant seals actually shed considerable amounts of mercury into coastal waters.
Do whales have culture? That may just be the case. Scientists believe they have new insights into the different dialects used by groups of sperm whales
China is known for its smoggy, black skies that can cause health hazards to the public. But for a few days before Beijing's military parade, the city experienced perfect, azure skies.
It turns out that estrogen may be causing frogs to change in suburban areas. Scientists have found that estrogen is changing the ratio of male to female green frogs at nearby ponds.
More intensive farming practice may seem like a bad thing for the environment. Now, though, researchers have found that intensive farming practices may be better for tropical birds.
When it comes to saving the environment, understanding the world's oceans is crucial. Scientists have announced that a greater understanding of our oceans is essentially for the well being of the world's population.
A team of researchers at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt examined the completely preserved skeleton of a 120-million-year-old reptile, making it 25 million years older than the previously known oldest specimen.
In order to save coral reefs, we may have to pay more attention to the fish. Scientists have found that coral reef diversity "hotspots" in the Indian Ocean rely more on the biomass of fish than where they are located.
Earth may have undergone its first ever CT scan. Researchers have used seismic waves from large earthquakes to map the Earth's interior to better understand its volcanic processes.
Climate change may cause amphibians quite a bit of harm. Scientists have found that the dry year in the Pacific Northwest lowlands may affect the region's amphibians due to loss of mountain pond habitat.