Researchers are tracking the algae Sargassum, which has created record blooms nearly every year since 2011. The white-sand beaches and crystal waters of the Caribbean coast of Mexico are offering tourists
To keep global warming below 1.5°C, a new study finds, we’ll also have to retire a lot of old plants and factories. The fossil-fuel burning power plants, factories, vehicles, and buildings we've already
More than 100 wildfires in the Arctic Circle released 50 megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in June. They're still burning. Across the Arctic, more than 100 wildfires are releasing clouds carbon
(SAN FRANCISCO) — In a mission to clean up trash floating in the ocean, environmentalists pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments
An environmentalist who has dedicated years to cleaning beaches has announced he is quitting as the planet is “losing the battle” against plastic. Alan Cookson, 46, from the Welsh market town of Aberystwyth,
Remember Boaty McBoatface? In the years since the naming snafu over a research vessel grabbed international headlines, Boaty has been off gathering crucial deep-sea data on the effects of climate change.
Record-breaking Midwest rainfall washed tons of fertilizer and sewage water out to sea, contributing to a devastatingly large patch of polluted water, scientists say. Just off the coast of Louisiana and