Environment News from National Geographic News
Experts on rare and threatened species issue a warning that lemurs and slipper orchids are at risk of widespread extinction.
A town lies in ruins after twisters touched down in northeastern Nebraska on Monday.
More people are eating local and organic foods, but the planetary diet still is not sustainable.
Google Maps Gallery brings classic National Geographic cartography online.
Nicaragua's proposed canal threatens vital forests and wetlands, warn experts.
A New Jersey-size dead zone may put a chokehold on the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to a forecast released this week.
The Sierra Club and others are urging companies to procure fuel from refineries that don't use oil sands crude.
Extending the wait for a verdict on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department says it will allow more time for federal agencies to weigh in.
Explorer Sylvia Earle shares her personal journey in new documentary film 'Mission Blue' and explains why the ocean is essential to life on Earth.
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