Pinkie, a rare pink dolphin, was recently spotted in the Louisiana waterway, with reports that the animal may be pregnant.
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 new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) found that plastic trash is found in 90 percent of sea birds, with a steadily increasing rate globally. Researchers found that seabirds living in South Africa, South America and southern parts of Australia ingested t...
Radioactive contaminants may be blown into our atmosphere in the form of coal ash.
Wind can be a powerful, shaping force. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at how wind sculpted one of Earth's most spectacular features: China's Loess Plateau.
Could butterflies hold the key to developing new highly selective gas detection sensors? New findings published in Nature Communications reveal that pioneering new research by a team of international stientists at the University of Exeter have replicated the surface chemistry found in the iridescent...
NASA is gearing up to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change.
A staggering 99 percent of the world's seabirds may have consumed plastic by 2050. Researchers have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds and have found that it may be far worse than first thought.
New findings published in the journal Population and Environment examine how early exposure to air pollution could potentially lower a child's grade point average (GPA).
Could eating raw oysters increase the risk of the norovirus?