Nature & Wildlife
It's time to get our heads out of the sand and start caring about animals that live in deserts.
Invasive earthworms can't wriggle their way out of the blame for destroying our forest topsoil.
Local communities tend to get rattled when big energy shows up in small places—especially when the places are as beautiful as Montana's Rocky Mountain Front.
The EPA announces that it will review whether a monstrous mine near Alaska's Bristol Bay can go forward.
Matthew Sturm has dedicated his career to sifting, scrutinizing, and saving the white stuff.
A plague is destroying some of our most vicious marine predators. Sharks? Barracudas? Nope, starfish.
Millions of pigs are crammed into overcrowded barns all across the state, being fattened for slaughter while breeding superbugs—all to feed China's growing appetite for Spam.
As oil trains derail across the United States, a windswept—and vulnerable—stretch of Montana’s Glacier National Park underscores the folly of transporting crude by rail.
President Obama bans ivory sales in an effort to save elephants from the highest poaching rates in decades.
Plastic microbeads from cosmetic products are filling up our lakes and rivers. New York State is the first seeking to ban them, and others aren't far behind.
As tufted puffin populations take a deep dive, an effort surfaces to get the birds listed as endangered species.
Off the coast of Italy, CO2-spewing vents are giving scientists a glimpse at the acidic oceans of our future. The results are frightening.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service relied on shaky science in its effort to boot wolves off the Endangered Species List. Here's the full story behind the biological brouhaha.
The most botched Californian makeover of them all might be what we've done with the state's trees.
Congress just voted to spend a trillion dollars on our food supply. Here are seven ways you might be affected by the Farm Bill, even if you don't know a plough from a plover.
One of the world’s leading orca researchers speaks out against apparent plans to display captured whales at the Sochi games.