The newly discovered virus Hendra has roared fully into life with more outbreaks in 2011 than in the 16 previous years.
A massive new research project will soon be underway, with the goal of measuring the ecological consequences of global warming.
As policymakers call for better information, scientists are scrambling to understand the link between increasing emissions and natural disasters.
A new study on El NiÃƒÂ±o and La Niña doesn't bode well - and you don't have to know what those terms mean to understand why.
Georgia’s 100-mile coastline has waxed and waned with changing sea levels for thousands of years, surviving by shifting miles in the process. And it's doing so once more.
In the short run, there is good news about Colorado River Basin water supplies, but climate change and increasing water demand point to long-term problems.
As oil spill cleanup continues along Montana's Yellowstone River, climate science reports show increasing risks of similar pipeline accidents from flooding.
Rising temperatures and gene mutations have given apparently unflagging legs to the current cholera epidemic. But researchers are finding ways to fight back.