Residents of a Siberian Town With Black Snow Are Pleading for Asylum in Canada
Residents of Kiselyovsk, the heart of Russia's coal-mining industry, are asking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accept them as environmental refugees. But they don't stand a chance.
The Site of One of the Largest US Oil Refineries Is on Fire
A petrochemical facility at ExxonMobil's Baytown, Texas complex burst into flames on Wednesday.
Planting ‘Billions of Trees’ Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change
A popular study claims that reforestation could fix climate change, but is that true?
Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says
A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that President Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Rare Footage Captures Moth Slurping Tears From a Sleeping Bird’s Eyeball
A scientist's video shows a thirsty moth drinking tears from the eye of a comatose bird.
The U.S. Military Wants to Build a Strategic Port in the Melting Arctic
A military spending bill has asked for a brand new Arctic port to face "future great power competition."
The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan
President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels.
A Nightmare Twitter Bug Is Sending Users Notifications When They're Unfollowed
Twitter is telling people when someone has unfollowed them.
Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up In the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why
Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
Male Dolphins Make Friends Based on Mutual Interests, Just Like Humans
When foraging for food, bottlenose dolphins also find buddies.
Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders
Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.