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The United States is pleased to announce the nomination of Chris Field to serve as chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the leading scie...
President Obama issues a proclamation establishing the Browns Canyon National Monument on federal land in Colorado.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the signing ceremony for the agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to monitor air quality at U.S. dipl...
Illicit trade in threatened and endangered species is a multibillion-dollar business, and the increasingly intense demand for products derived from Africa’...
Meet some young people who are using STEM to have fun and make a difference.
California passes the Global Warming Solutions Act, a comprehensive law aimed at reducing the state's carbon emissions, in 2006.
To celebrate Earth Day, we show you the innovations of big cities going green.
Scientific discovery is an intellectual adventure that benefits all of humanity.
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...
The new Implementation Plan for the President’s National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking will be a road map to fighting poaching and illegal wi...
“From orangutans and cassowaries to Komodo dragons and cockatoos, Indonesia is home to some of the world’s most iconic species — many of which are illegall...
A new approach to building Ebola treatment centers in West Africa — using bamboo — is both decorative and practical.
Several recipients of the 2010 and 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers reveal what they think is best about science.
The creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 sparked a great American conservation movement and tradition. Since then, the U.S. national park system ...
This photo gallery shows the many and varied effects of climate change around the world.
These hydrogen buses might be larger than cars, but they are greener.
Think we can survive without the ocean? Think again.
Singer and songwriter Jack Johnson describes when his love for the ocean began and discusses steps we can take to help protect it.