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Lobsters vs. Right Whales: The Quest to Make Fishing Sustainable
Despite Sketchy Record, China Will Preside Over Upcoming U.N. Biodiversity Conference
Nord Stream Methane Leak Could Be Biggest Ever Into Atmosphere
What Is the Mohorovicic Discontinuity and Can Humans Ever Reach It?
How Much of the Ocean Has Been Explored? Shockingly Little!
How Deep Is the Ocean?
Mercedes to Launch EV Charging Network. Is the Grid Ready?
Drought, Climate Change Threaten the Future of U.S. Hydropower
Could Virtual Power Plants Help Stabilize the U.S. Energy Grid?
Adding Solar Panels to Farms Is Good for Plants, Animals and People
Leading Scientists Name 10 Essential Climate Issues for COP27
The World Hits 8 Billion People; Is That Good or Bad?
How Sinking Carbon-storing Seaweed Can Help Fight Climate Change
Donate Your Hair to Help Keep Our Water Clean
A New Green Solution for Dyeing Blue Denim
Mercedes-Benz hopes to have more than 400 high-speed EV charging hubs online in North America by 2027. That's great for global emissions. Is it great for the electrical grid?
By Talon Homer
This seismic boundary lies within Earth between the bottom of crust and the uppermost mantle. But nobody has ever dug down deep enough to confirm it exists. So does it?
Disputes continue to tangle commercial fishermen and environmentalists in an ongoing and sometimes fraught debate over fishing gear and bycatch.
By Blake Earle
You might be surprised at how little of the world's oceans scientists have investigated.
The SWOT satellite is a collaboration between NASA and the French space agency. Its mission is to measure how much water is on Earth and where the water is going.
The unlikely symbiotic relationship of solar panels and agriculture is known as agrivoltaics. Is it coming to a farm near you?
According to Guinness World Records, the waves in Nazaré, Portugal, are the biggest ever surfed. Scientists attribute the massive waves to an underwater canyon, but how does it work?
By Dylan Ris
The U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity, or COP15, will begin in Montreal, Dec. 7, 2022. China will lead the conference of 196 nations, setting the agenda and tone, despite a less-than-stellar record on species protection.
By Vanessa Hull
Native Americans have quarried red pipestone from the land that is now Pipestone National Monument for centuries. What makes this particular stone so sacred?
As nations convene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, climate scientists share insight on how to make policy most effective.
The world's population is expected to hit 8 billion Nov. 15 2022. Is that too many people or just right?
When it comes to rivers, longest doesn't necessarily mean biggest, and length can be difficult to determine, so the top spot will always be debated.
Scientists are concerned that the Thwaites Glacier is melting at a rapid pace, though some don't love the name "Doomsday Glacier." What does the rapid melt of this huge glacier mean for the future of our planet?
By Mark Mancini
It was the world's largest diamond when mined and today it's cut into nine gems that are all part of the British Crown Jewels. But since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, questions have emerged about its imperialist history.
By Dave Roos
The amount of methane leaked from the Nord Stream pipelines poses a major climate risk. But scientists are still determining just how much damage was done.
Radiocarbon dating is a cornerstone of climate and archaeological sciences. But it could be threated as fossil fuel emissions negate the useful signal from atomic tests.
Here are six surprises that were uncovered around the globe when the heat rose and the water receded.
Split as if by a laser, the Al Naslaa rock in Saudi Arabia's Tayma Oasis baffles scientists and amateur geologists alike. How did this perfect split happen?
Rossby waves influence everything from high tides to extreme weather patterns, and not just on Earth. They also occur on the sun and on Venus and Jupiter as well. So, what are they exactly?
By Mark Mancini
An organization called Pull to Refresh hopes to use seaweed to remove and store atmospheric carbon to stave off climate change. Here's how this cool idea works.
The Poles of Inaccessibility are the locations on Earth that are the farthest away from either water or land and are the most remote spots in the world.