Researchers say the chemical oxybenzone damages the DNA of baby corals, disruptes their endocrine system, causes the corals to deform, and induces bleaching.
US law prevents anyone from killing walruses for their tusks and federal officials are currently investigating the incident.
By executive order, President Obama renames the nation's highest peak Denali, the Athabascan name meaning 'the high one' or 'great one.'
The World Resources Institute says 33 nations are likely to face extreme water scarcity by 2040 because of climate change and growing populations.
A new study found that high temperatures brought about by global warming probably made the drought 15 to 20 percent worse by sapping rivers and lakes, soil, and vegetation of moisture.
A study by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley shows that air pollution in China is linked to the deaths of over four thousand people every day.
Oil and natural gas production provides roughly 75 percent of the nation's revenue — but the environmental costs have been high.
US Environmental Protection Agency workers were using heavy equipment and accidentally breached a mine wall, unleashing the toxic spill.
Scientists say the combination of especially warm ocean temperatures and large amount of agricultural runoff is contributing to the large — and toxic — bloom.
Researchers in British Columbia found that some adult zooplankton were consuming as many as 90 particles of plastic a day.
According to a new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council, around the world, people are sixty percent more likely to be displaced by a natural disaster than four decades ago.
The Vatican is convening a two-day conference on climate change and its impacts on income inequality and migration, which the church says lead to human trafficking, forced labor, prostitution, and organ trafficking.