South Korea survey backs restarting construction of two n...
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean government-organized committee is recommending Seoul resume the stalled construction of two nuclear reactors after an opinio...
Country diary: stalking red deer on the fringes of the city
Big Moor, Derbyshire The stag ignores the passing lorries but isn’t ready for a photographic closeup Running south from the old Barbrook reservoir, I found m...
Typhoon bears down on Japan, will hinder voting in nation...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Typhoon Lan with heavy rains and destructive winds is expected to hit southern Japan on Sunday when the nation holds a national election, f...
Democrats fail to block Arctic reserve oil drilling
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday failed to pass a measure to block oil and gas drilling in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Reser...
U.S. EPA to shrink response time for permit requests -Pruitt
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will cut response times to permit requests to within six months by the end of 2018,...
U.S. EPA to shrink response time for permit requests: Pruitt
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will respond to permit requests within six months by the end of 2018, part of the a...
Carseland resident recalls watching house go up in flames...
No one was injured in the blaze but the Browns lost their four family dogs.
Study links pollution to millions of deaths worldwide
LONDON (Reuters) - Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung canc...
Hundreds participate in Forest Funeral protest in Halifax
The protest was meant to draw attention to clear-cutting
California Dept of Insurance estimates wildfires losses a...
(Reuters) - The California Department of Insurance said on Thursday its preliminary estimate for insured wildfire losses was $1.05 billion, based on claims r...
Tell your pollution story – in pictures
National Geographic’s #TellYourPollutionStory asks readers to share their images to shed light on new evidence that pollution – air, water, soil and workplac...
Global pollution kills millions and threatens 'survival o...
Landmark study finds toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9m people and cost trillions of dollars every year Pollution kills at least nine mi...
Global pollution kills 9m a year and threatens 'survival ...
Landmark study finds toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9m people and cost trillions of dollars every year Pollution kills at least nine mi...
New NASA study improves search for habitable worlds
New NASA research is helping to refine our understanding of candidate planets beyond our solar system that might support life.
U.S. Senate to vote on measure to block drilling in Arcti...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday geared up to vote on an amendment that would block drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, with ...
British birds evolve bigger beaks to use garden feeders
Researchers say UK’s enthusiasm for bird feeders compared with mainland Europe responsible for increase in beak length The reason some birds in Britain have ...
After massive quakes, millions in Mexico turn to early wa...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Since two massive earthquakes hit Mexico in September, claiming more than 460 lives, an early warning start-up called SkyAlert has do...
Metro Vancouver mayors want carbon tax money to help pay ...
The mayors are hoping a slice of the carbon tax pie could fund projects like Surrey light rail or the Broadway subway
Climate shifts shorten marine food chain off California
Environmental disturbances such as El Niño shake up the marine food web off Southern California, new research shows, countering conventional thinking that th...
First Nation member, EcoJustice demand probe into massive...
Ecojustice and a member of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation are demanding the Ministry of the Environment investigate an event that had some thinking “Canada was...
Field trips of the future?
A biologist examines the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and augmented reality in teaching environmental science.
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New tyrannosaur fossil is most complete found in Southwes...
A fossilized skeleton of a tyrannosaur discovered in Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument was airlifted by helicopter Oct 15, and delivered to ...
Studying insect behavior? Make yourself an ethoscope!
Fruit flies have surprising similarities to humans. The mysteries of a broad range of human conditions can be studied in detail in these organisms, however t...
Flu simulations suggest pandemics more likely in spring, ...
New statistical simulations suggest that Northern Hemisphere flu pandemics are most likely to emerge in late spring or early summer at the tail end of the no...
Ancient DNA offers new view on saber-toothed cats' past
Researchers who've analyzed the complete mitochondrial genomes from ancient samples representing two species of saber-toothed cats have a new take on the ani...
Gut bacteria from wild mice boost health in lab mice
Laboratory mice that are given the gut bacteria of wild mice can survive a deadly flu virus infection and fight colorectal cancer dramatically better than la...
Evolution in your back garden: Great tits may be adapting...
A British enthusiasm for feeding birds may have caused UK great tits to have evolved longer beaks than their European counterparts, according to new research...
H7N9 influenza is both lethal and transmissible in animal...
In 2013, an influenza virus began circulating among poultry in China. It caused several waves of human infection and as of late July 2017, nearly 1,600 peopl...
Water striders illustrate evolutionary processes
How do new species arise and diversify in nature? Natural selection offers an explanation, but the genetic and environmental conditions behind this mechanism...
Gut bacterium indirectly causes symptoms by altering frui...
CagA, a protein produced by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, can alter the population of microbes living in the fruit fly gut, leading to disease symptoms,...
No outdoor fires for residents in southeastern Alberta mu...
A fire ban was issued Thursday morning for a municipality in southeastern Alberta. 
PORTUGAL: Interior minister resigns as wildfire deaths hi...
Portugal's official in charge of emergency services resigned yesterday after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year.
CALIFORNIA: Divers clean up 30-year-old reef made of junk
Thirty years ago, a man dropped hundreds of old tires, plastic jugs and other junk off California's southern coast in an effort to help the environment. Now ...
MICHIGAN: Sandhill cranes could become 'rib-eye of the sky'
Bird advocates are protesting after Michigan's House of Representatives voted yesterday to recommend a sandhill crane hunt.
ARKANSAS: Phantom turkey drop leads to FAA investigation
A strange turkey tradition in a tiny town in Arkansas brought national attention this year, and now it's prompted an investigation from the Federal Aviation ...
UTAH: Water group alleges misconduct in pipeline project
An advocacy group alleges that backers of a proposed water pipeline from Utah's Lake Powell provided incorrect water use data to state and federal regulators...
MARINE MAMMALS: SeaWorld to cut 350 jobs after attendance...
SeaWorld will lay off 350 staffers as the number of visitors to its theme parks drops, the company announced yesterday.
WESTERN WATER: Gov. Brown open to scaling back Calif. tun...
A top California official said Gov. Jerry Brown (D) would consider a smaller, cheaper version of his original proposal to construct twin tunnels under the Sa...
DRINKING WATER: Bases failed to report contamination — GAO
More than a dozen military bases failed to report drinking water contamination to the Department of Defense, said the government's top watchdog, leaving laps...
OIL AND GAS: Fire erupts at biggest West Coast oil refinery
A fire broke out late Tuesday at the biggest oil refinery on the West Coast, releasing a thick cloud of black smoke over neighborhoods before crews smothered...
ADVOCACY: Al Gore says there's hope for renewables
Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a hopeful message about sustainable energy at a gathering in Pittsburgh this week.
CITIES: Initiative promotes local planning to curb emissions
The World Bank and others have launched a program to advance local initiatives for reducing heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions.
SUPERSTORM SANDY: Man charged with scamming FEMA out of $...
A Pennsylvania man has been charged with scamming more than $250,000 in government funds meant for recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
FOREST SERVICE: Enviro lawsuit says sheep grazing threate...
Environmental groups have launched a lawsuit against the Forest Service, claiming the agency is illegally allowing domestic sheep to graze in the Caribou-Tar...
PUBLIC HEALTH: The world needs a mosquito emoji, Gates Fo...
There are nearly 3,000 emojis available for various forms of communication, including guns, drugs, country flags and a smiling, anthropomorphic pile of poop.
WILDFIRES: Calif. victims may be housed in FEMA trailers
As the death toll from Northern California's wildfires grew to 42, officials said yesterday that residents left homeless by the deadliest blazes in state his...
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