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The Obama administration announces a regulation it says is aimed at protecting the country's rivers, lakes and other waterways from pollution. But critics say it's a massive regulatory overreach.
The Antarctic ozone hole would have been 40% bigger and a hole over the Arctic would have opened up if ozone-depleting chemicals had not been phased out, according to research.
Storms and other extreme weather in Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Alaska could be the first signs that climate's bad boy is back with a vengeance
China has rapidly cleaned up its coal plants. Now comes the hard part.When William Latta first came to China, in 2005, he intended to look for companies to acquire for the French power giant Alstom. He wound up creating his own.
Scientists artificially inseminated a 100-year-old Yangtze giant softshell turtle, the last known female of her species
Researchers have identified a third gene that causes congenital insensitivity to pain when mutated
Ragweed pollen is the bane of many lives in the US, and climate change could help the plant become much more common in Europe by 2050
Megafauna like elephants and rhinos are ecological engineers, creating conditions that hundreds of other species have evolved to exploit. Losing their last remaining populations will radically alter life on Earth
Previously stable glaciers have been melting rapidly since 2009
With over 19,000 carcasses buried and more deaths expected officials are no closer to determining the cause of the catastrophe.