The annual, reasonably disgraceful tradition of an “anonymous” pilot dropping live turkeys from hundreds of feet in the air in Yellville, Arkansas, continued this fall, with several birds dropped on Oct. 14. The FAA said then they were looking into it, but it conceded to HuffPost on Saturday that there was nothing…
Sea creatures are literally swimming in plastic—this pair of Latina designers would prefer you wear swimsuits made of old bottles rather than have them end up in the ocean.
The border between San Diego and Tijuana is the busiest in the world. This region shares interests, cultures and problems. One of them is water pollution.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what chromium-6 contamination is and how it can have deadly effects if it’s in your drinking water.
Water expert Mark Smith from the Nature Conservancy explains what nitrogen contamination is, and how it creates dead zones in our oceans where marine life cannot live.
This week the BBC network released a new documentary series by renowned filmmaker and naturalist David Attenborough. The 7-part series, Blue Planet 2, comes exactly 16 years after the original Blue Planet and takes a spectacularly in-depth look at the wonders of our oceans.
Early last month, amid an unusually active hurricane season, Nate became the fastest-moving tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico. Roaring northwestward at 28 mph, it resulted in 45 deaths across Central America and parts of the U.S. and could cost potentially more than $1 billion in damages.
The only signs of the strange oil-burning metal carriages were the ones creeping carefully through the narrow cobblestone roads, or a taxi sitting innocently along a tourist-filled plaza.
Update, 4:30 p.m.: Several news sources are reporting that Puerto Rico’s power authority will move to cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy following several damaging news reports and a call Sunday by the governor to revoke the deal.
Fusion’s Nicolás Ibargüen traveled to Bolivia to investigate the environmentally damaging process of converting coca leaves into the white powder responsible for a billion dollar industry.
A tiny island sits almost four hundred miles from the Eastern coast of Australia. Upon that island once lived a large population of giant stick insects—six inch-long “land lobsters” dwelling in trees—the Dryococelus australis. But a hundred years ago, mankind came along, bringing pests, black rats, with them. The bugs…
Using a small robotic sub, scientists from Columbia University have captured rare video of arctic jellyfish slithering along the bottom of the Chukchi Sea near Utqiaġvik, Alaska. The footage came as a complete surprise to the researchers, who weren’t expecting to see jellyfish during the Arctic winter.
A hundred miles south of the Texas-Louisiana border lies one of the smallest yet most remarkable Marine National Sanctuaries in US waters—and scientists are worried that its vibrant reefs could be devastated as floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey start to spill in.
When you’re in the midst of an area fire, it’s hard to breathe, much less think. As a veteran of the devastating Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires in Colorado Springs, I can attest to that. It’s been a rough year regarding wildfires in the United States and Canada — and while many eyes are turned to the 10 active…