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Aug 5, 2010 10:15 AM ET
Increasing land use and global warming will deal a devastating one-two punch to tropical forests by the end of the century. In some areas, plant and animal diversity will plummet by the year 2100.
Jun 10, 2010 04:49 PM ET
The Chesapeake Bay is in terrible condition and according to the EPA everyone in region is responsible, including the Amish.
Jul 21, 2010 10:32 AM ET
Hiking enthusiasts are interested in extending the Appalachian Trail along its proper geological trajectory across international boundaries.
Aug 31, 2010 08:15 PM ET
An international team of scientists have sequenced the genome of the world's most mouth-watering fruit: the delicious apple.
Sep 21, 2010 09:25 PM ET
Researchers discovered antibiotic-resistant bacteria in seagulls. Now scientists are worried that these birds could spread superbugs to other animals, and possibly humans.
Aug 16, 2010 03:13 PM ET
Everything we know about how the fabled volcano killed the citizens of Pompeii might be wrong.
Sep 14, 2010 11:43 AM ET
The cure for white nose syndrome may be sitting on the shelf at your local convenience store.
Jul 29, 2010 01:47 PM ET
DNA data suggests Australian marsupials (kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies) migrated from South America, contradicting earlier theories that the animals originated in Australia.
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