Will government policy to promote clean energy be disastrous or a boon? A close look at the 2009 stimulus, which plowed $90 billion into energy, can tell us a lot.
Since 2000, the growth of the commercial seed market has almost tripled. More than 63% of the world’s commercial seed is now owned by six corporations.
Droughts can be a factor in some armed conflicts, but that's nothing new.
There are ticking time bombs, high up in the mountains.
The new movie 'Deepwater Horizon' depicts the blowout that triggered the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A professor of petroleum engineering assesses what the film gets right and wrong.
Mexico's Colima volcano erupted a few days ago, reminding the local population of the danger posed by the country's two active volcanos.
Swaziland hoped to be allowed to legally trade rhino horns but the idea was rejected by vote at the CITES conference.
A recent cluster of dangerous encounters with sharks in New South Wales has raised new concerns among the public.
New research suggests devils are evolving rapidly in response to their highly lethal transmissible cancer, and that the devils could save themselves.
David Attenborough's latest BBC documentary indulges wishful thinking over evidence.
Rats foul our food, spread disease and damage property, but we know very little about them. A biologist explains how he tracks wild rats in New York City, and what he's learned about them so far.