The cruise industry markets its ocean voyages as a chance for vacationers to "return to the sea" and forget their troubles onshore. But keeping 5,000 people afloat, fat, and happy comes with hidden environmental costs.
Deep beneath Yellowstone national park, one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon 11 times, scientists say
Plastic pollution, overfishing and climate change are all taking an enormous toll on the planet's life-support system. The oceans are acidifying, sea levels are rising, and coral reefs are dying. But it's not all doom and gloom.
As drought, flooding, and climate change restrict America's water supply, demands from population growth and energy production look set to increase, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s beautiful rainforests - home to orang-utans, elephants, tigers, rhinoceroses - are being torn up to make cheap paper. APRIL, an Indonesian pulp and paper company, is one of the largest drivers of this deforestation.
Nineteen households and a church in the community of Dukeville, NC were sent letters by the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) warning them not to drink or cook with well water due to elevated levels of toxic heavy metals.
Six specimens of the new amphibian were collected from three different tropical wet forest and rainforest sites in the Caribbean foothills of Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center wrote.