Environment

Science
What is an earthquake swarm? California's tremors explained
Nina Pullano
Innovation
Sunlight could solve drinking water's biggest problem in 30 minutes
Sarah Wells
Science
A massive change is coming to the Himalayas
Ann Rowan
Culture
Biodiversity loss could be making us sick – here’s why
Jake M. Robinson
Culture
Is humanity doomed because we can’t plan for the long-term?
Robin Dunbar, Chris Zebrowski and Per Olsson
Innovation
Chemists solve a 150-year-old mystery; create the brightest material ever
Sarah Wells
Science
Why a "smaller than expected" dead zone isn't good news
Nina Pullano
Innovation
The 6 best weather radios
Cristina Sanza
Science
Ammonium nitrate: Beirut explosions underscore the need for better regulations
Nina Pullano
Science
You can see American air pollution inequality from space
Nina Pullano
Science
The secret life of ancient trees
JoAnna Wendel
Science
How chimpanzees helped African rainforests recover from collapse
Alex Chepstow-Lusty
Science
Satellite images reveal unexpected colonies of a beloved animal
Nina Pullano
Innovation
In a world-first, Australian university builds its own solar farm to offset 100% of its electricity use
Jake Whitehead, Peta Ashworth, Saphira Rekker, Tapan K Saha and Andrew Wilson
Innovation
New lead recycling solution could make solar panels better than ever
Sarah Wells
Science
While we fixate on coronavirus, Earth is facing a catastrophe
Andrew Glikson
Culture
Flight-shaming: The campaign that made Swedes give up flying for good
Avit K Bhowmik
Science
We found the perfect spot on Earth to see if anti-pollution laws actually work
John French and Amy Y. Vittor
Science
5 of natures most metal plants
JoAnna Wendel
Culture
An interview with Jane Goodall
Clive Phillips
Science
A solution to pollution is actually a problem, PFAS study reveals
Nina Pullano
Science
Ancient microbes in the "deadest" part of Earth redefine boundaries of life
Nina Pullano
Science
Longevity study reveals why ancient trees can stave off death
Nina Pullano
Science
What we found in Chiquihuite Cave may rewrite human history.
Lorena Becerra-Valdivia
Science
The climate won’t warm as much as we feared – but it will warm more than we hoped
Steven Sherwood, Eelco Rohling and Katherine Marvel
Science
How could Earth’s plastic pollution problem look by 2040? Here's what we predict.
Costas Velis and Ed Cook
Science
Are the Earth’s magnetic poles about to swap places? Strange anomaly gives reassuring clue
Yael Annemiek Engbers and Andrew Biggin
Science
Does hot weather slow Covid-19? Here's what we saw.
François Cohen, Anant Jani, Moritz Schwarz, Sihan Li and Yangsiyu Lu
Culture
Wooden skyscrapers could transform construction
Warren Mabee
Mind and Body
Exercise counteracts a dangerous effect of air pollution
Ali Pattillo
Entertainment
Science explains how Wakanda really got all that vibranium
JoAnna Wendel
Innovation
Nickel: everything you need to know about Elon Musk's new favorite mineral
David Grossman
Science
How mosquitos got their taste for human blood — study
Nina Pullano
Science
7 years strong, Latino Conservation Week spotlights overlooked nature stewards
Nina Pullano
Science
Melting permafrost linked to impending environmental disaster — study
Nina Pullano
Science
How mapping soundscapes could revolutionize forest conservation
Nina Pullano
Science
Which species will win and lose in a warmer climate? It depends where they evolved
Luciano Beheregaray, Jonathan Sandoval Castillo and Katie Gates
Science
Air pollution exposure linked to higher COVID-19 cases and deaths – new study
Matt Cole, Ceren Ozgen and Eric Strobl
Science
An effective climate change solution may lie beneath our feet
Benjamin Z. Houlton
Science
Largest-ever CO2 emissions study uncovers an upside to carbon pricing
Paul Burke, Frank Jotzo and Rohan Best
Culture
5 must-read novels on the environment and climate crisis
Ti-han Chang
Culture
Affluence is killing the planet
Thomas Wiedmann, Julia K. Steinberger and Manfred Lenzen
Mind and Body
One diet can cut the risk of death by over 10% — study
Ali Pattillo
Science
The Arctic is on fire. Here are 5 reasons to be concerned.
JoAnna Wendel
Science
In the deep sea, scientists discover one of the blackest materials ever known
Nina Pullano
Mind and Body
Landmark report predicts “profound” shifts in fertility by 2100
Ali Pattillo
Science
Arctic wildfires: 5 reasons why “alarm bells should be ringing"
Nina Pullano
Science
When CO2 levels were last this high, the world was a very different place
James Shulmeister
Culture
This lockdown vacation activity is the therapy your brain needs
Carol Southall
Science
Curious Kids: what does the Sun’s core look like?
Sara Webb