Crab Invasions, Tropical Visitors, and Massive Marine Die-Offs: What’s Going on In the Pacific?
Mass die-offs in the Pacific are sending the emaciated bodies of seabirds, seals, and sea lions ashore from California to Alaska.
Five Things President Obama Could Do to Help the Arctic
A should-do list for the president's three-day trip to Alaska.
Smoke From Bigger, Hotter Wildfires Can Inflame Health Problems for Thousands of Miles
Wildfires may be harming the health of people who live hundreds or thousands of miles from the flames.
Seals Take Hearing Tests—and Offer Insight Into Arctic Drilling's Impact on Marine Mammals
How will Shell’s Arctic drilling affect marine mammals in the Chukchi Sea?
A New Breed of Ranchers Is Restoring the Landscape and Learning to Live With Predators
This Montana cattle ranch is trying to ensure its operations benefit wildlife—and yes, that means wolves, too.
Would a High-Tech Solution—3-D Rhino Horns—Curb Poaching or Put Wild Animals at Greater Risk?
To try and curb demand for black-market rhino horn, a bioengineering start-up is making 3-D substitutes.
Western States Prepare for an 'Explosive' Wildfire Season
While there’s no crystal ball for forecasting wildfire, experts have come to expect fiercer and more frequent blazes year after year.
From Fracking to Tainted Fish, How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Could Cripple the West
The Obama administration maintains that the proposed international trade agreement would be good for the American people and the economy, but there's a reason all negotiations have been shrouded in secrecy.
Drought? Climate Change? No Sweat for These Desert-Friendly Cattle
Cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.