As the hurricane approaches landfall, scientists say that the areas to the north and east of Sandy’s eye will get the worst of coastal flooding and storm surges. And that’s bad news for New York City
At SXSW Eco in Austin, Bill McKibben and other top environmentalists debate the direction of the green movement. Will old ways work, or is change needed to come to grips with the scale of climate change?
A new study reveals that small, unassessed fisheries are in even worse shape than we thought. But the research also provides hope that smarter management could stop the bleeding—and provide more sustainable seafood.
50 years old this month, Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring helped kickstart the environmental movement and led the U.S. to ban the pesticide DDT. So why do some people blame Carson for millions of malaria deaths in Africa?
As Arctic sea ice melts to its lowest level on record, oil companies move in to begin drilling the far north.
The drought is eating away at U.S. crops—and climate change could make it worse in the future. Are GM crops an answer?
Part-time butterfly watchers in Massachusetts have taken more than 19,000 expeditions over the past two decades. The result of their work: northern butterflies are becoming increasingly rare, even as southern species take their …