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The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1, and the public awareness campaign is fueling speculation. How many “named” storms will there be before the season ends on November 1? Will any...

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Everglades National Park (ENP) is our only national wetland park, and one of the largest aquascapes in the world. Perhaps more than any other U.S. national park, ENP’s treasures are hard to defend....

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Tiger, tiger, burning bright In the forests of the night… -William Blake There is general agreement that America’s landscapes, certainly its wildlands, are out of whack with their fires. Wildfires...

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With the world’s population expected to exceed nine billion by 2050, scientists are working to develop new ways to meet rising global demand for food, energy and water without increasing the strain...

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Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many...

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Dramatic images of out-of-control wildfires in western North American forests have appeared on our television and computer screens with increasing regularity in recent decades, while costs of fire suppression...

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“And when she was good, she was very, very good, But when she was bad she was horrid.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem may have befit Houston’s air around 1999, when the city briefly ranked...

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Over roughly the past 10 years, the United States has experienced remarkable growth in the production of natural gas and oil. This growth has taken place across dozens of regions, from the scrub of west...

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Editor’s note: In a new report, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have provided a broad review of available information on genetically engineered (GE) crops and their impacts...

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In the wake of the damaging Alberta fires, there has been a lot of attention paid to what role climate change plays in wildfires. Yet 2016 is also a powerful El Niño year, which has created ideal conditions...