Iceland Volcano Blasts Back to Life
Bardarbunga volcano eruption
August 31st, 2014
A new volcanic eruption in southeast Iceland is fountaining lava nearly 200 feet (60 meters) into the air.
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Wind Power Has Soared, But is It About to Crash? (Op-Ed)
wind farm, wind power, green energy
August 28th, 2014
The U.S. wind power industry is booming, but a new report suggests it could be about to collapse.
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To Eliminate River Sludge, Modern Tech Is Key (Video)
Altamaha river pollution
August 28th, 2014
After 60 years, will technology and a lawsuit finally bring clear waters to Georgia's Altamaha river?
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'Human Safaris' May Be Exploiting Isolated Tribes, Advocates Warn
Mashco-Prio Indians on a riverbank
August 29th, 2014
Unscrupulous tour operators in the Amazon basin might be leading travelers alarmingly close the territory of 'uncontacted' people, according to tribal rights groups.
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20 Corals Added to Endangered Species List
Acropora globiceps coral
August 28th, 2014
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Wednesday, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
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Quakes Keep Shaking Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano
Barðarbunga diagram
August 27th, 2014
Earthquakes are still rocking Iceland as lava pushes through a long underground fissure near the ice-covered Bardarbunga volcano. New fractures and sinkholes were seen in ice southeast of the volcano today.
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Lava Erupts at Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano
Bardarbunga volcano
August 28th, 2014
An eruption started around midnight local time (8 p.m. ET) north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano.
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Dramatic Dam Breach Makes Mining Risks Obvious (Op-Ed)
Proposed location of Pebble Mine, Bristol Bay threats
August 28th, 2014
When a mining-waste dam rated for 100 years fails in 17, the impact is far more than local.
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Why Climate Change Won't Intensify Extreme Snowstorms
Glacier National Park
August 27th, 2014
Even though ferocious snowstorms will become more frequent this century, their intensity will stay the same.
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