A beetle that can handle the heat near volcanoes in the summertime inspired researchers to create a cooling material that doesn't use power.
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Poorly planned tree-planting efforts may risk actually adding to climate change and cutting biodiversity, research on a campaign in Chile finds.
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A massive volcanic eruption on the other side of the planet may have created conditions that led to the rise of the Roman Empire, researchers say.
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Arctic permafrost stores one trillion metric tons of carbon. New research on photomineralization suggests more of that carbon will be released.
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"An increase in the risk of extreme wave events may be catastrophic, as larger and more frequent storms will cause more flooding and coastline erosion."
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Climate change is reducing fog that many plants rely on for water. New research shows scientists can spot the problem from space.
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"What we do to deal with the current extinction crisis in the next two decades will define the fate of millions of species."
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Environmental non-governmental organizations are moving beyond conservation and getting into politics to advocate for climate action, a study shows.
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A study with chickens from Tibet shows that organisms have a kind of "memory" of their ancestral homes that makes adaptation to environmental change easier.
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