Friendly fungi help forests fight climate change

This award-winning essay by young British science writer Zara Hussan explores the hidden, underground networks of fungi that are silently helping plants and...

Renewable Energy Certificates may overstate corporate environmental efforts

The reliance of many major companies on a certain type of highly scrutinized energy credit could be an indicator that the private sector...

Returning wolves could save Rome from the herds of wild boar...

Rome, Wild boars graze on trash in Montemario, a north-west area of ​​Rome.Francesco Fotia/AGF/Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesRome is being overrun by...

A Gull Flaps Its Wings and a Deadly Virus Explodes

A great black-backed gull migrating from Europe to eastern Canada this past winter may have been the first carrier to North America of...

UK taskforce set up to tackle bird flu spread

Prof Ian Brown will be overseeing researchScientists from eight leading UK laboratories are joining forces to develop new ways to fight bird flu.The...

Cambodian catches world’s largest recorded freshwater fish

BANGKOK (AP) — The world's largest recorded freshwater fish, a giant stingray, has been caught in the Mekong River in Cambodia, according to...

What is biodiversity and how are we protecting it?

Honey been sits atop a pollinating flowerThe annual global summit on biodiversity, COP15, has been delayed by two months to December and will...

Arizona fires sweep land rich with ancient sites, artifacts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — As Jason Nez scans rugged mountains, high desert and cliffsides for signs of ancient tools and dwellings unique...

NASA fuels moon rocket for first time after three failed attempts

after three unsuccessful attemptsNASA's Space Launch System moon rocket finally made it through a dress-rehearsal countdown and fueling test Monday, but another hydrogen...

NASA’s Voyager probes are slowly shutting down. They launched in...

An artist's impression (circa 1977) of the trajectory to be taken by NASA's Voyager 1 and Voyager 2.Space Frontiers/Archive Photos/Getty ImagesNASA is shutting...

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