Like rings in a tree trunk, a narwhal’s tusk provides a window into changing conditions in the Arctic. In the Arctic, climate change and pollution are the biggest threats to top predators like narwhals. Studying the animals’ tusks reveals that diet and exposure to pollution have shifted over the
In less than 30 years, the number of western Pacific leatherbacks in the foraging population off of California plummeted 80% and a recent study co-authored by Benson shows a 5.6% annual decline - almost identical to the decline documented thousands of miles away on nesting beaches.
If global temperatures reach 4 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels, more than a third of Antarctic's ice shelves will be at risk of collapse, according to new models detailed in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
The Northwest grocery store chain New Seasons Market announced it will eliminate the sale of single use bottles of water in all of its stores by Earth Day, to continue its work to reduce plastic waste in local communities.
Against the backdrop of recent carbon neutrality pledges from Governor Gretchen Whitmer and President Joe Biden, activists have ramped up their arguments that the Canadian oil giant Enbridge Energy is threatening Michigan's water as well as its climate future.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan will dismiss outside experts appointed by President Trump from two key advisory panels, a move he says will reduce the heavy influence of industry over the agency’s environmental regulations.
Global heating of 3C would more than double the number of annual heatwaves in some parts of Australia, leave properties uninsurable due to flood and fire risk, and make many of the country's ecosystems "unrecognisable", according to Australia's leading scientists.
Spasms, memory loss and hallucinations among symptoms of patients, mostly in Acadian peninsula of New Brunswick province. Researchers are working to determine if there is a common link to the cases or any environmental causes, including water sources, plants and insects.