Scientists are reporting corals are bleaching white and dying from rising ocean temperatures across a more than 1,000km stretch of the Great Barrier Reef.
A temporary lake at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park has persisted for more than six months, which is far longer than it has lasted before.
Coral reefs off the Florida Keys islands are struggling to recover from last summer's record-breaking heat wave, new data showed Thursday, in another sign of the devastating impacts of human-caused climate change.
Regrettably, there are no beaches in Bali free from plastic pollution. Each year, an astounding 300,000 tons of plastic waste is generated on the island.
Soil moisture can determine how quickly a wildfire spreads, how fast a hill turns into a mudslide, and perhaps most importantly, how productive our food systems are.
Bamboo, a versatile and sustainable resource, has gained recognition for its remarkable benefits in combating climate change.
Three new levels added by US Coral Reef Watch after ‘extreme’ unprecedented heat, with highest alert warning of ‘near complete mortality’
The launch of the world's largest cruise ship has sparked renewed concerns about the environmental impact of cruise tourism.
Two federal environmental agencies issued plans Thursday to better protect endangered whales amid offshore wind farm development.
Hermit crabs all over the world, which scavenge shells as armour for their bodies, are turning increasingly to plastic waste instead.
The world’s first and biggest full scale green steel plant is taking shape in Sweden, with an assist from green hydrogen.
For the first time, scientists have succeeded in mapping the largest deep-sea coral reef in the world, which runs hundreds of miles off the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Rehabilitated farmland used for solar energy facilities that are planted with native wildflowers and grasses can create lush habitats for insects, birds and bees, a new study has found.
The Greenland ice cap is losing an average of 30m tonnes of ice an hour due to the climate crisis, a study has revealed, which is 20% more than was previously thought.
After a summer of record-breaking heat, vast swaths of the United States are now grappling with extreme cold as a brutal Arctic blast brings snow squalls, deadly ice and life-threatening wind chills.
Residents of Rarotonga are being asked to conserve water as dry El Niño conditions are likely to persist in the Southern Cook Islands.
In the delicate balance between development and environmental conservation, the idyllic Keylakunu Island in the Haa Dhaalu Atoll of the Maldives finds itself at the center of a compelling debate.
Farallones de Cali National Park, located on Columbia's Pacific coast, will undergo long-term habitat restoration.
Cook Islands' environmentalists are tackling the plastics problem in their remote environment by asking schoolchildren for help.
Dozens of volunteers used strainers to sift sand at beaches in northwestern Spain on Tuesday to collect millions of tiny plastic pellets that have washed up in recent days, endangering wildlife.
Some Pacific nations are feeling the bite of El Niño through dry conditions, while others in drought get relief through above average rainfall.
A new study published today in the journal Nature offers an unprecedented view of previously unmapped industrial use of the ocean and how it is changing.
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute have developed a synthetic pathway that can capture CO2 from the air more efficiently than in nature.
Mining giant Glencore’s operations in Peru and Colombia continue to threaten Indigenous communities and cause extensive environmental damage despite the company’s public pledges to mitigate harms, according to three new reports by advocacy organizations. European banks are also among the top investors in these mines,...
The following is Mongabay’s annual recap of major tropical rainforest storylines....