It turns out that the mysterious "fairy circles" in Africa may not be caused by termites after all, despite previous research.
Elizabeth Decker is graduating this month with a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from Kansas State University. Her master's research report focuses on incorporating those with autism into a more inclusive environment.
Scientists may have just discovered what exactly is killing the coastal saltmarshes of southern New England and Long Island. They've found that the herbivorous Sesarma crab may be to blame.
Thank University of Adelaide mineralogy researcher Peter Elliot for unearthing this striking discovery.
Meet the Burmapogon bruckschi: A newfound species of fly that lived during the age of the dinosaurs. The now extinct specimens were discovered in a translucent tomb of amber from Myanmar's Hukawng Valley, measuring in at just an inch long.
Peter Lehner is the Executive Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and is excited about the Environmental Protection Agency’s new guidelines that will promote cleaner air across the United States.
Increasing concerns regarding the environment have taken a toll on human health. Epidemics can occur at any moment, which has prompted health officials to develop a system to forecast such happenings. The European Union’s EO2HEAVEN project may be a formidable solution.
Attentiveness toward animals, nature, climate, and all other wonderful aspects of our Earth have increased over the past 30 years, with environmentalists and scientists leading the charge. But now, a conflicting development is occurring in New York State.
Hawaii has become the first state in the U.S. to ban plastic bags at checkout counters. Four of the state’s five counties have issued the ban, with the final county not being a factor because it is barely populated.
Though we've never seen this mammoth species alive and in person, most of us are familiar with the majestic extinct elephant genus-the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius.) Yet recent research suggests that one of earths largest, hairiest creatures may have gone extinct based on its tiny flower di...
As problems with the environment and nature persist, scientists and other professionals have come up with mindful tactics to help preserve our world's natural wonders. National Geographic released an article that enumerated a list of tips to help preserve the world's oceans. Here, we'll provide five...
How long can sharks live? Quite a while, it turns out. Scientists have discovered that great white sharks grow much slower and live significantly longer than previously thought. The findings could have implications for conserving this species in the future.