As Zika spreads northward, scientists are beginning to understand how humans stoked the epidemic.
This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.
New research from Sicily shows one way that carbon dioxide pollution can affect the mating rituals of fish.
The risk of mosquito-borne diseases, like Zika, is becoming more prevalent as our mosquito season gets longer.
With high temperatures, tree growth is inhibited and carbon dioxide absorption rate diminishes.
Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.
Algae blooms like the one plaguing Florida's coastline could happen more often as lakes and coastal waters warm.
A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.
Salmon in the Kenai River are threatened by climate change, which may threaten the culture that relies on them.
Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.
The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.
California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.
Reef scientists have partnered with computer scientists on a novel new tool to protect coral reefs.
China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.
The longest global coral bleaching event on record is likely to keep going into fall.
Scientists find no trace of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that was endemic to the Great Barrier Reef.
Following a big eradication program, it's been a year since a nutria was detected on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Through a vast ecological analysis, scientists found reef fisheries that were healthier than expected.
Using migration corridors to link natural areas could help wildlife keep pace with climate change.
A new $12 annual parcel tax will raise $25 million for marsh restorations in the San Francisco Bay Area.