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    Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of Saturn Moon
Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of Saturn Moon

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft documents the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon.

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Environmental Head McCarthy at National Taiwan University

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy says the United States is firmly committed to joining with Taiwan and economies around the worl...


Kerry on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report

Secretary Kerry says a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 3 "is a wake-up call about global economic opportunity we ca...


Energy Secretary Moniz on IPCC’s Report on Climate Change

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report on mitigation makes it clear that the next 10 to 20 y...


Pamphlets

2014-02-10

    Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect
Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect

Illicit trade in threatened and endangered species is a multibillion-dollar business, and the increasingly intense demand for products derived from Africa’...

2013-01-17

    STEM: Making a Difference
STEM: Making a Difference

Meet some young people who are using STEM to have fun and make a difference.

2011-08-16

    California: Changing the Game on Climate
California: Changing the Game on Climate

California passes the Global Warming Solutions Act, a comprehensive law aimed at reducing the state's carbon emissions, in 2006.

Publications

2014-01-31

    EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green
EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green

To celebrate Earth Day, we show you the innovations of big cities going green.

2013-01-22

    Science: The New Frontier
Science: The New Frontier

Scientific discovery is an intellectual adventure that benefits all of humanity.

2012-11-30

    eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation
eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation

Every year, thousands of animal species go extinct. Animals that once roamed the Earth in abundance are permanently disappearing from our planet at a hear...

Articles

2014-04-16

    NASA Helps Build Better Soybeans for a Hot, Dry, Hungry World
NASA Helps Build Better Soybeans for a Hot, Dry, Hungry World

A NASA study shows shows soybean plants can be redesigned to increase crop yields while requiring less water and helping to offset greenhouse gas warming.

2014-04-16

    Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Shows Reduced Emissions
Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Shows Reduced Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces that total greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. sources fell 3.4 percent in 2012 as compared to 2011 level...

2014-04-15

    Report Urges Prompt, Aggressive Action on Climate Change
Report Urges Prompt, Aggressive Action on Climate Change

Greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to rise and the world’s governments have not done enough to reduce those emissions, but researchers say there is st...

Photo Galleries

2013-01-22

    What Is Best About Science
What Is Best About Science

Several recipients of the 2010 and 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers reveal what they think is best about science.

2012-11-30

    U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species
U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species

The creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 sparked a great American conservation movement and tradition. Since then, the U.S. national park system ...

2012-03-30

    A Changing Planet
A Changing Planet

This photo gallery shows the many and varied effects of climate change around the world.

Videos

2014-02-14

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Is Coming to Indonesia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry prepares for his trip to Indonesia.

2014-01-29

Denis Hayes: Prosperity Without Pollution

Denis Hayes, chairman of Earth Day Network, talks about prosperity and the environment.

2014-01-29

Denis Hayes: Pollution Recognizes No Boundaries

Climate change requires a global effort, says environmental activist Denis Hayes.