De-urbanized lifestyles can be aligned with basic Taoist principles — and remote workers are starting to feel the connection.
Ocean fertilization is extremely controversial, but if done correctly, it just might work.
Climate and ecological changes, as well as disruptions to the food chain, were already killing off the dinosaurs.
At least one of Earth's creatures is able to survive the vacuum of space.
Civil engineer Martin Lebek has a brilliant plan to redress the world’s phosphorus imbalance.
Frugality can also benefit the environment.
Deep underwater, temperatures are close to freezing and the pressure is 1,000 times higher than at sea level.
Two populations that are geographically separated today once mated a very long time ago.
Eat your beans.
Was it the enormous magnitude of the quake, or is the problem with the buildings?
According to Peter Ward's "Medea hypothesis," photosynthesizing organisms regularly doom most life on Earth by over-consuming carbon dioxide.
Simple physics makes hauling vast ice chunks thousands of miles fiendishly difficult — but not impossible.
Slimy biofilms made up of bacterial and eukaryotic life forms have taken over an abandoned, flooded uranium mine in Germany.
A toxicologist explains the impacts of antidepressants on fish — and no, they're not getting any happier.
Why can’t more rainwater be collected for the long, dry spring and summer when it’s needed?
Carnivores, herbivores, omnivores — and now virivores.
If dogs are out in coats and boots, how are the squirrels feeling?
Passing chunks of ice can fertilize ocean waters and play a role in the planet’s carbon cycle.
The media sells bad news, but scientific evidence shows that we are making progress toward a greener planet.
Merely 256 genetically engineered mice could make an island's pest population go extinct.