Trees are disappearing from the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, and it’s put president Jair Bolsonaro in a bind. His political coalition depends on the support of agribusiness-backed lawmakers, so Bolsonaro’s
Recent statements by Census Bureau and Justice Department officials have raised the question of whether the Trump administration plans to diverge from more than two centuries of precedent in how the country's
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants
The president is fine with an immigrant “invasion” when it’s benefitting him financially. Demonizing immigrants played a key role in Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency, just as cracking down on
Agriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are particularly harmful to bees,
A catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equivalent to more than 200,000 football fields.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday if President Donald Trump wants to belittle her Baltimore hometown as rat-infested, then he should consult with his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,
US election jurisdictions with histories of egregious voter discrimination have been purging voter rolls at a rate 40% beyond the national average, according to a watchdog report released on Thursday.
Human organs could soon be grown inside animals for the first time after Japan gave permission for scientists to begin controversial experiments. The technique involves genetically modifying sheep or embryos
Collecting fireflies is a childhood memory that many of us share. Their glowing lights begin to appear in the twilight around the time school ends each year, signaling the start of summer vacation. Researchers
Wildfires are raging across over 15 thousand square miles of Siberia, an area larger than the size of Massachusetts, and are causing what one environmental expert calls a “global ecological catastrophe.”
(CNN) — Asian carp are a serious problem, and Kentucky is getting creative in dealing with the invasive species. To show how bad the issue is, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources used
Democrats are pushing the Trump administration to review the project, and they say McConnell indirectly helped facilitate it. Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied