04 February 2014, 10:59 AM ET
Eric Sanderson and his team at the Wildlife Conservation Society received a large grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to create Mannahatta 2409, an interactive map of New York City that lets users change the city and its impact on the environment.
04 February 2014, 07:34 AM ET
Here's a look at the hosting city of the Winter Olympic Games 2014, including the ski resort, the Caucasus mountains and ice dome where highly skilled athletes will compete for gold.
03 February 2014, 05:01 PM ET
An amazing landscape left behind by melting ice sheets offers clues to the future of Greenland's disappearing glaciers, a new study suggests.
03 February 2014, 04:41 PM ET
Since Sochi was selected as the Olympic host city, the peaks of the nearby Caucasus Mountains have been intensely studied by scientists because the region is home to some of the deadliest avalanches in recent history.
03 February 2014, 03:26 PM ET
Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano exploded into life this weekend, blasting three times in an hour on Saturday and sending Chacauco into total darkness.
03 February 2014, 01:51 PM ET
The Southwest's small population of endangered Mexican wolves, once driven to the brink of extinction, has increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
03 February 2014, 01:20 PM ET
Deep in the Sahara Desert, the Al Jawf oasis in southeastern Libya is pictured in this space wallpaper from Japan’s ALOS satellite.
03 February 2014, 10:00 AM ET
The world's fastest glacier broke its own speed record again, quadrupling its summer run to the sea between the 1990s and 2012.
03 February 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The Great Lakes share a surprising connection with Wisconsin's small lakes and aquifers — their water levels all rise and fall on a 13-year cycle, according to a new study. But that cycle is now mysteriously out of whack, researchers have found.
02 February 2014, 01:00 PM ET
A new study says the Arctic's cap of cold, layered air plays a more important role in boosting polar warming than does its shrinking ice and snow cover.
31 January 2014, 06:16 PM ET
In addition to cold, the Polar Vortex is also tied to record heat.
31 January 2014, 02:51 PM ET
Americans facing worsening natural disasters are showing signs of increased mental anguish, say psychologists.
31 January 2014, 02:46 PM ET
Volunteers track shifts in temperature with their homemade rinks.
31 January 2014, 02:01 PM ET
A big roadblock for renewable energy like solar and wind is that sometimes the power isn't there when you need it (like at night) or there's too much (like a windy day). Researchers at Harvard believe 'flow' battery technology could solve this issue.
31 January 2014, 01:00 PM ET
A proposed minerals mine and sockeye salmon fishing don't mix, says a new EPA report.
31 January 2014, 11:20 AM ET
See one of the most eye-popping shots of a volcanic eruption ever captured from space.
30 January 2014, 11:49 PM ET
The first hefty organic molecules may have formed within tiny droplets.
30 January 2014, 04:03 PM ET
Summer high tides are getting higher in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, boosting the destructive power of hurricanes.
30 January 2014, 02:59 PM ET
For the first time in more than two years, Yellowstone National Park's impressive Giantess Geyser is erupting. Rangers can't predict when this irregular geyser will blow.
30 January 2014, 02:00 PM ET
Levels of methane, a climate-changing greenhouse gas, have been rising since 2007. But federal budget woes are shrinking the monitoring network that tracks greenhouse gases such as methane.
30 January 2014, 01:49 PM ET
Researchers made a startling discovery — an entirely new species of sea anemone living inside the ice.
30 January 2014, 01:29 PM ET
They're not the work of World War II bombs or aliens or fairies. Instead, mysterious underwater rings spotted off the coast of Denmark are the result of poison, biologists say.
30 January 2014, 12:31 PM ET
Incredible image of a volcanic eruption captured from an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
30 January 2014, 12:14 PM ET
On June 12, 2009, the Sarychev Volcano, on Matua Island, northeast of Japan, erupted explosively as it has previously in 1989, 1986, 1976 and 1946. An ISS astronaut grabbed this shot, recently processed into animation by NASA.
30 January 2014, 11:14 AM ET
United States Representative Rush Holt (Dem., NJ) wants to designate Feb. 12 as "Darwin Day," to honor Charles Darwin's contributions to science and humanity.
30 January 2014, 10:38 AM ET
Atmospheric patterns have been keeping parts of southern England in a steady stream of rain
29 January 2014, 08:00 PM ET
Climate change may soon put more ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula at risk of collapse, a new study finds
29 January 2014, 02:48 PM ET
Small rural communities across the state could see their water run out in as little as two months, a new report from the California Department of Public Health suggests.
29 January 2014, 02:40 PM ET
For a limited time, Pikes Peak is Joel Dressen Peak and Colorado's highest mountain will bear Peyton Manning's name as the governor of Colorado finds an appropriately outdoorsy way to honor the Super Bowl-bound Broncos football team.
29 January 2014, 02:07 PM ET
A killer winter storm paralyzed the South yesterday, but it was sunny and warm in Alaska, with record high temperatures. What's up with this weather?
29 January 2014, 12:13 PM ET
An emphatic five words spoken by President Obama last night during the State of the Union address were bittersweet for some climate scientists, who applaud the declaration of climate change as a fact. But what can he do to make a difference?
29 January 2014, 11:54 AM ET
After undergoing a $41-million makeover over the past three years, the United States' deepest-diving manned submersible, Alvin, has been cleared to get back to work and bring scientists to the darkest parts of the ocean once again.