By destroying biocrust communities, climate change may be making arid lands more reflective — which could slow down warming.
New research finds illegal campfires, cigarette butts and other accidental ignitions have nearly tripled the wildfire season.
Researchers fear attacks from a range of powerful foes in the coming years – and for many, it has long been happening.
Scientists warn that enormous floods may be more likely than we thought — and the Oroville Dam and others weren’t built to withstand them.
The Prometheus Tree in Nevada was nearly 5,000 years old when it was cut down. It could have lived a lot longer.
Researchers and citizens are rushing to back-up government data on climate change and other issues, fearing political interference.