The chemical is effective at keeping roads free of snow and ice, but it also has damaging consequences, according to a growing body of research.
An early estimate points to a huge die-off along the Pacific Coast, and scientists say rivers farther inland are warming to levels that could be lethal for some kinds of salmon.
Landing the highly coveted Lahontan cutthroat trout requires special skill — and equipment.
This should be the summer you become a swimmer, a paddler or a sailor — it’s easier than you think.
A race is on to produce lithium in the United States, but competing projects are taking very different approaches to extracting the vital raw material. Some might not be very green.
Reviving the South Florida ecosystem enjoys bipartisan support and deserves federal funding.
Growing numbers of surfers are taking to the Great Lakes — even when the weather is well below freezing.
Ryan Koenigs, a biologist who oversees the state’s sturgeon spearing season in Lake Winnebago, is accused of accepting $20,000 worth of caviar in an illegal bartering scheme.
When it rains in Iran’s Dasht-e Lut desert, the ground comes alive with tiny, upside-down crustaceans.
A census of the world’s glacial lakes shows there are more than there used to be, and their water volume is growing.
The Pebble Mine could be worth billions. It could also put a lucrative fishing industry at risk.
Dealers are in short supply as coastal Americans plan for more local summers. As one buyer put it: “Boats are sexier than sitting in your car.”
Whether you like hiking, fishing, volcanoes, trees or even fossilized trees, there is a less-traveled and still awe-inspiring national park for you.