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Despite Sketchy Record, China Will Preside Over Upcoming U.N. Biodiversity Conference
Nord Stream Methane Leak Could Be Biggest Ever Into Atmosphere
The Clean Air Act Is Being Challenged. Will SCOTUS Protect It?
Nazaré's 80-foot Waves Intimidate Even Pro Surfers
This Sacred Quarry Is a Cornerstone of Native American Spirituality
The 9 Longest Rivers in the World: From the Nile to the Congo
Drought, Climate Change Threaten the Future of U.S. Hydropower
Could Virtual Power Plants Help Stabilize the U.S. Energy Grid?
Could Giant Sea Kelp Be the Next Biofuel Source?
Leading Scientists Name 10 Essential Climate Issues for COP27
The World Hits 8 Billion People; Is That Good or Bad?
COP26 Methane Pledge Could Have Fastest Impact on Earth's Climate
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
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.
Trovants, found only in a small town in Romania, are stones that actually seem to move and grow. But are they alive?
A case currently being decided by the Supreme Court could limit the scope of authority Congress can give to the EPA, including the Clean Air Act. Why does that matter?
Plastic Whale, an Amsterdam-based company blends tourism, environmental cleanup and manufacturing in the world's first plastic fishing business. The goal: to make the world's waters plastic-free.
Does searching through the mud of a riverbank for treasures of old sound like a fun way to spend a day? If so, you may just be a true mudlarker at heart.
Hydropower is essential to the U.S. power grid, but it only creates energy when there's water to move. How many hydroelectric plants could be in jeopardy as lakes and rivers dry up?
A virtual power plant is a network of wind farms, solar parks and home battery systems designed to relieve the energy load on the main power grid. We talked to one expert to find out how.
The U.S. Senate recently passed a bill to make daylight saving time permanent. However, many health groups are against it. What do studies say and should President Joe Biden sign the bill into law?