The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park in north central Washington state have long been considered prime habitat for threatened grizzly bears, so environmental groups are upset the Trump administration scrapped plans to reintroduce the apex predators there. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt on Tuesday announced his agency will not conduct the environmental impact statement needed to move forward with the idea.
Mars may now be considered a barren, icy desert but did Earth's nearest neighbour once harbour life? Now three space exploration projects are gearing up to launch some of the most ambitious bids yet to find an answer. The new Mars probes from the United States, United Arab Emirates and China will launch this summer.
Louisiana’s governor ordered bars to close and said almost all residents must wear a mask. Disney World reopened, despite a surge in Florida. Thousands of Israelis protested the government’s handling of the economy.
Researchers in Singapore developed a system that’s sort of like noise-canceling headphones for your whole apartment.
The decision by a federal appeals court protects about 700 bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from being hunted.
Decision bolsters Britain’s ambitions to be at forefront of space technology
In a new statement made jointly with teachers unions, the American Academy of Pediatrics now says "science and community circumstances must guide decision-making."
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The pandemic has hindered climate data collection from ships and buoys in the oceans. The U.N. warns it could negatively affect climate models' accuracy unless scientists find new ways to gather data.
A virtual event with eight speakers and one question: Has Covid-19 created a blueprint for combating climate change?
More than six months into the pandemic there’s still a lot we don’t know about how the coronavirus affects pregnant women and babies.
The number of wild animals killed by vehicle traffic was down as much as 45 percent in Maine and 21 percent in California, according to a U.C. Davis report.
The climate scientist Maureen Raymo is leading the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia. She has big plans for science, and diversity, too.