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Maria’s winds ripped through the only tropical rain forest in the United States forest system, decimating much of its flora and fauna.
The water under Colorado’s Eastern Plains is running dry as farmers keep irrigating “great American desert.”
Farmers say they’re trying to wean from groundwater, but admit there are no easy answers amid pressures of corn prices, urban growth and interstate water agreements.
“It’s one thing for the world to be deteriorating, but deteriorating at an increasingly fast rate is particularly dangerous and scary.“
26-year study reveals natural biological factors kick in once warming reaches certain point, leading to potentially unstoppable increase in temperatures.
As oceans around the world absorb carbon dioxide and acidify, the changes are likely to come faster to the nation’s largest estuary.
The eastern boreal toad population in the high elevations of Colorado and other Rocky Mountain states may be in decline, but it will not be granted protected status under the national Endangered Species Act.
Oil drilling in Los Angeles has been associated with asthma, heart disease and low-birthweight babies. Close to 300,000 people in Kern County reside within a mile of an oil well.
The new technology may have missed out on this year's Nobel prize, but its potential to shape the planet is growing by the day.
PFOA has been phased out, but what are industries using in its place?
Almost 40 years after the 30-acre Diamond Head Oil Refinery in Kearny closed, the plan calls for taking out thousands of truckloads of polluted soil.
Some tiny Southern fish and the lumbering grizzly bear are dramatizing divergent sides of the debate over adding and removing animals from Endangered Species Act protections.
The shrubby bogs that dot the Atlantic coastal plain stand to lose protection, experts say, if the White House rolls back the Clean Water Rule.
Heavier rainfall, drained wetlands erode progress on Minnesota River.
Increasing demands for meat have led to an environmental tipping point for industrial hog farming.
While state agencies continue to investigate the cause of the collapse and the release of those nonnative fish, the incident has raised concerns about threats to native Pacific salmon.
Use of the deadly chemical is on the rise in the gold mining industry.
The growing popularity of fried chicken and pizza in parts of Africa underscores how fast food is changing habits and expanding waistlines.
Scott Pruitt wants to cut waste at the EPA. Here's what he could save by cutting his own expenses.