2016-12-07T09:00-05:00A mutually beneficial behavior may help an endangered population endure while boosting profits for farmers.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00When federal crop insurance rules stymied Gail Fuller’s attempts to innovate, he knew something had to change.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Rains have returned but after losing their animals to drought, many farmers now face ploughing their fields by hand.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Nearly 100 people were killed and hundreds injured in Indonesia on Wednesday when a strong earthquake hit its Aceh province and rescuers used earth movers and bare hands to search for survivors in scores of toppled buildings.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Bader Farms is alleging that the biotech company bears responsibility for illegal herbicide use suspected of causing widespread crop damage in southeast Missouri and neighboring states.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Rapid expansion and poor regulation of China’s distant water fishing fleet is adding to the strain on global fish stocks.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Thanking everyone for their service, Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II said that with the Dakota Access Pipeline halted for the time being, and winter closing in, that it was time for the water protectors to go home.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced record lows in sea ice extent in November, with scientists astonished to see Arctic ice actually retreating at a time when the region enters the cold darkness of winter.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast to block imports from oil companies and traders of diesel with sulphur levels many times European limit.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00The recent discovery of high levels of a cancer-causing pollutant in Paramount has alarmed residents and led authorities to crack down on dangerous emissions from two metal-processing plants.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00The California Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday said Apple Inc agreed to pay $450,000 to settle state claims that it had mishandled hazardous electronic waste at facilities in Silicon Valley.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00On Monday, Mexico established 160 million acres in biological reserves, surpassing UN targets three years early.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Nestle Waters began taking formal steps to increase pumping on a private well that taps spring formation groundwater soon after the world's largest bottled water company discovered a municipal well that it controls was stricken by a pollutant.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00In crowded cities, even the dead have to jostle for space.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00A San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit has received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to make nail salons healthier.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Six decades after "Minamata disease" mercury poisoning was first discovered, victims and their advocates are demanding tests for food toxicity and illnesses be carried out to help identify patients.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00An environmental group said on Tuesday it filed a lawsuit against De Beers Canada, accusing the diamond producer of failing to report toxic levels of mercury and methylmercury at its Victor diamond mine in northern Ontario.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00England fells more trees than it plants and government must keep to its targets to evade deforestation, say forestry groups.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Conspiracy websites and hyperpartisan media outlets are building huge online audiences who want to hear climate change is a hoax.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00The Arctic and Antarctic blew away historic milestones in November. And not in a good way.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00An expanding army of insects is draining the life out of forests from New England to the West Coast. Aided by global trade, warming climate and drought-weakened trees, the invaders have become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the United States.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Young plaintiffs in a number of states have sued the federal government as part of a legal effort to force action to address climate change.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00In virtually unprecedented ruling, federal judge in Texas says Massachusetts AG Maura Healey must answer questions about her climate investigation to Exxon lawyers.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Alarm bells about how the incoming Trump administration will approach NASA's climate research are ringing louder.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00A new decision from the government of Indonesia could be a major boon for both public health and the global climate.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00The Pacific warm water “Blob” contributed to a record toxic algae bloom.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Polar bear numbers could drop a third by mid-century, according to the first systematic assessment, released on Wednesday, of how dwindling Arctic sea ice affects the world's largest bear.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Optimism is pervasive around Buckhannon, even after President-elect Trump last week chose as his commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, the billionaire who in 2006 owned the mine where an underground explosion killed 12 miners, the region’s worst coal disaster in decades.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00Alphabet’s Google is on track to purchase enough renewable energy to cover all its global electricity consumption next year, the company said on Tuesday.
2016-12-07T09:00-05:00After many young people fled in the face of worsening droughts, tropical storms, coral bleaching, coastal inundation and flooding, some are choosing to return.