3/8/2013 - CNN
Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest—in just one century.
2/21/2013 - BBC News
UK scientists exploring the ocean floor in the Caribbean discover an "astounding" set of hydrothermal vents, the deepest in the world.
1/27/2013 - BBC SciTech
Beijing's air pollution has soared to hazardous levels, but cleaning up the problem is not straightforward, and is dependant on prioritising quality of life over economic growth.
1/22/2013 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
Researchers are studying ancient rock formations in search of clues from records of past climate change to help predict sea level rises from global warming.
10/19/2012 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
A California businessman chartered a fishing boat in July, loaded it with 100 tons of iron dust and cruised through Pacific waters off western Canada, spewing his cargo into the sea in an ecological experiment that has outraged scientists and government officials.
7/2/2012 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
Lonnie G. Thompson, one of the scientists who essentially discovered global warming, has for years climbed mountains to gather ice he examines for climactic changes.
6/19/2012 - BBC News
East Asia's status as the world's main "extinction hotspot" is confirmed in the new Red List of Threatened Species.
6/18/2012 - BBC News
Governments must seize the "historic opportunity" of the Rio+20 summit to put the world on a new sustainable course, says a panel of Nobel laureates, ministers, and scientists.
4/27/2012 - ScienceDaily
Climate scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have discovered that particulate pollution in the late 20th century created a "warming hole" over the eastern United States—that is, a cold patch where the effects of global warming were temporarily obscured.
4/24/2012 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
Rare life forms can sometimes show up on your doorstep, as a family in Washington found. But even the mundane and everyday species can be just as enchanting.
3/14/2012 - The Chronicle of Higher Education
A coalition of 111 environmental and policy groups are calling for greater oversight of the field of synthetic biology.
2/6/2012 - Scientific American
What the journey of a handful of dust tells us about our fragile planet.
1/9/2012 - Reuters
High levels of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere mean the next ice age is unlikely to begin for at least 1,500 years, an article in the journal Nature Geoscience said on Monday.
1/4/2012 - Scientific American
Better knowledge of what governs the patterns of life at deep-sea vents will enable responsible decisions about how to manage these deep-ocean resources.
11/28/2011 - Voice of America News
Climate negotiators are meeting in Durban, South Africa beginning from November 28 to December 9 to discuss the planet's changing climate.
10/24/2011 - Scientific American
Scientists have genetically engineered mosquitoes with a self-destruct mechanism, an advance that could slow the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. The intentional release of genetically modified insects has sparked international controversy, especially because the first releases were conducted in secret.
8/5/2011 - BBC News
Scientists say current concerns over a tipping point in the disappearance of Arctic sea ice may be misplaced.
7/18/2011 - MSNBC
The Firefly Watch website turns a summer pastime into a grass-roots experiment.
7/5/2011 - BBC News
The lull in global warming from 1998 to 2008 was mainly caused by a sharp rise in China's coal use, a study suggests.
6/21/2011 - Reuters
Life in the oceans is at imminent risk of the worst spate of extinctions in millions of years due to threats such as climate change and over-fishing, a study showed on Tuesday.
6/15/2011 - NewScientist
Droughts may be occurring from China to Texas, but climate change models suggest global warming is not responsible.
6/14/2011 - TIME
A growing number of conservation biologists are beginning to question whether we're fighting a losing battle by trying to get rid of invasive species.
6/13/2011 - Voice of America News
Just 10,000 of the big cats survive worldwide.
6/7/2011 - National Science Foundation
The tropics and much of the Northern Hemisphere are likely to experience an irreversible rise in summer temperatures within the next 20 to 60 years if atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations continue to increase, according to a new climate study.
5/4/2011 - The New York Times (requires free registration)
The population of the world, long expected to stabilize just above 9 billion in the middle of the century, will instead keep growing and may hit 10.1 billion by the year 2100, the United Nations projected in a report released Tuesday.