Nine wildfires are now burning in and around communities in San Diego, California.
Harvard study says pesticides play a role in the die-off of U.S. honeybees, essential plant pollinators.
We should be figuring out how to pull CO₂ back out of the atmosphere, says a National Research Council report. But we should be wary of launching a planet-cooling chemical sunshade.
New research may pave the way for certifying coffee as bird-friendly in the country where coffee began: Ethiopia.
The National Climate Assessment stresses need to address global warming.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) census released today, the U.S. lost farms and acres of farmland between 2007 and 2012. Although most states experienced a decline in number of farms, many gained farms and farmland. One surprise? The increase in desert states like Nevada and New Mexico, where popular specialty fruits and vegetables are now grown.
The Panama Canal is being widened. That means bigger ships and more cargo for Gulf and East Coast ports-and more alien species too.
Our correspondent reports from a Norwegian research ship that's drifting inside the Arctic ice cap, gathering data needed to predict its future.
From "Treetop Barbie" to rapping science, National Geographic grantee Nalini Nadkarni thinks outside the box to get people interested in the world around them.
Tiny pupfish have adapted their respiration to go without oxygen for long stretches.