(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Federal wildlife officials Tuesday set aside nearly 1,200 square miles along the U.S.-Mexico border as habitat essential for the conservation of the jaguar, a species that hasn’t been spotted in New Mexico in eight years and one that has made only fleeting appearances on wildlife cameras in Arizona’s Santa Rita Mountains. Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter’s watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be life. The space agency set aside $15 million in its 2015 budget proposal to start planning some kind of mission to Europa. Show More Summary
West Virginia's tenure as the most obese state in America—a three-year run that no one ever called a dynasty—is over. According to Gallup, which just released its 2013 survey on obesity in America, 35.4 percent of Mississippians have a BMI above 30, giving the home of 3 Doors Down the highest obesity rate in the Union. Show More Summary
Men don't care about sustainability! They just want a condom brand that sounds like a monster truck rally.
There are easy steps the gas industry could take to plug methane leaks, but they probably won't do it until the EPA makes them.
Michiganians are loudly voicing their concerns about a 60-year-old oil pipeline that runs along the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac.
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — An asteroid is headed this way. But even though it will come closer than the moon, astronomers say it will pose no danger. The newly discovered asteroid, called 2014 DX110, will hurtle between the moon and Earth on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Here's one quirky solution to NYC's problem of trucking waste to landfills out of state.
An album of space images—including a poignant shot of a blacked-out North Korea—tell this month’s tale of our place in the cosmos.
Sunday's civil disobedience action put the emphasis on "civil," but students arrested in the snow intend to keep raising their voices.
All it takes is a trip to the closest Whole Foods to discover how much more varied the offerings of an American grocery store have become in recent years. Organic asparagus from Mexico, papaya from Hawaii, dry scallops from Nantucket Bay—the foodstuffs available to American consumers have never been more diverse. Show More Summary
This means marine life could fully recover from the BP oil spill in... let’s see... 2035!
The 19th century naturalist and political philosopher argued that slavery laid waste to the American landscape -- and not just in the South.
What do Canadian craft brews, classic American cars, and green energy have in common? Steam Whistle Brewing, a Toronto, Canada-based craft brewery that is an exemplary model of the green revolution infiltrating the brewing industry The post Toronto Brewery “Reuses” Classic Cars, Runs on Clean Energy appeared first on Sustainablog.
There can’t be many people left who doubt that Neil deGrasse Tyson is science’s greatest celebrity. His day job as director of New York’s spectacular Hayden Planetarium made him prominent enough, but he’s parlayed that position intoShow More Summary
We Yanks aren’t off the hook, either -- communities in more than 40 states are testing dog dung to help stamp out crap.
Iron Maiden singer, pilot, and hero Bruce Dickinson will circumnavigate the globe in the biggest thing that's ever flown -- a huge hybrid balloon.
The giant translucent Easter eggs are supposed to "blend harmoniously within the surrounding environment."
Un-salted seawater might be one cure for California's water woes, and 17 new desalination projects are banking on it.
Timber thieves force the nighttime closure of a road in a redwood refuge.