Following a storm that left Texans without electricity, water, and heat, a report shows the complete costs of power outages remain unknown years later.
today • ~5 min
Humans arrived in the Bahamas around 700 AD, far earlier than previously thought. Those new settlers dramatically changed the area's landscape.
today • ~5 min
Livestock insurance could help farmers in developing countries protect their animals—and the profits they bring—and endangered species that prey on them.
March 1, 2021 • ~4 min
New research examines the health and economic impact of proposed emissions caps coupled with investments that encourage biking and walking.
March 1, 2021 • ~7 min
The North Atlantic right whale is in serious trouble, researchers report. Fewer than 366 of the endangered whales are left on the entire planet .
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~5 min
Could cell-based seafood, the fishy equivalent of the Impossible Burger, have conservation benefits? New research indicates there might be better options.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~10 min
Soundscapes of coral reef ecosystems can recover quickly from severe weather events such as Hurricane Irma in 2017, according to a new study.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~5 min
New research shows how noise from natural gas pipeline compressors affects the reproductive success of some songbirds.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~7 min
Creating a sustainable future for our "patchwork Earth" will require us to think about regional differences complexity, say researchers.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~6 min
A new mathematical model describes the effects of severe storms on kelp forest ecosystems, particularly the seafloor communities.
Feb. 23, 2021 • ~9 min