Climate change is making New Orleans wetter, hotter, and more dangerous. It's a preview of what might happen to a state near you.
To save coastline, the state is attempting the “most important environmental construction project in US history.”
Record levels of flooding along the Meramec River, which flows into the Mississippi 20 miles south of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, has knocked out a water treatment plant.
The governors of New Mexico and Missouri have declared states of emergency due to heavy precipitation, while the governor of Texas has declared a state of disaster in four counties, following deadly tornadoes.
Louisiana bore the brunt of the spill and many residents say their livelihoods continue to suffer five years after a blowout that killed 11 workers and spilled oil into the Gulf of Mexico for three months.
Scientists say the long-term effects of the spill remain unknown — but oyster and crab catches are down, driving some long-time fisherman out of business.
Asian carp—a slimy, ugly, and often gargantuan species of invasive fish—have taken over many US lakes and rivers.
Kurt Braunohler is the closest thing we have to a real life Willy Wonka, a whimsical eccentric who uses his resources to better the day of the average citizen in the most ridiculous way possible. In this case, he jet skied down the Mississippi for...
Everyone is outraged about a barge spilling oil into the Mississippi—perhaps everyone forgot that it is a massive toxic cesspool every other day of the year, too.