Shannon Turbeville was walking the beach on Fripp Island on a Sunday evening when she stumbled upon a not-so-typical sight — more than 1,000 starfish cluttered the sand.
Another plume of dusty air reached the United States Tuesday, again bringing dust particles to sections of the Southern United States.
On Saturday, the thermometer hit a likely record of 38 degrees Celsius — or 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit — in the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk in Russia’s Sakha Republic.
Administrator Andrew Wheeler's announcement was the latest in a series of Trump administration rollbacks or eliminations of existing or pending public health and environmental protections, targeting Obama administration initiatives in particular. The Trump administration says the regulations are burdensome to business and are unnecessary.
The coronavirus pandemic is hampering the ability of scientists to protect threatened species and habitats, from South American rainforests to African savannahs.
Drone footage off Australia captured an incredible sight: at least 64,000 endangered turtles nesting near the Great Barrier Reef.
The high demand for personal protective equipment amid shortages caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have unintended consequences to the environment, as one European environmental group pointed out in a video that has surfaced on social media showing divers removing masks and gloves from the ocean.
An incredible photo shows Mount Everest visible for the first time in decades from the Nepalese city of Kathmandu.
The periodical cicada batch, named Brood IX (9), will emerge in Virginia and West Virginia this month after 17 years.
The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the peak of the pandemic shutdown last month, a new study found.
Maryland’s Secretary of the Environment says that the coronavirus pandemic has reinforced the need to transform transportation in the state.
The air is getting cleaner amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but these blue skies may be temporary.
In just 50 years, 2 billion to 3.5 billion people, mostly the poor who can’t afford air conditioning, will be living in a climate that historically has been too hot to handle, a new study said.
A surfer rode Southern California’s waves during the rare red tide that causes the water to glow neon blue.
A rare and very large hole that opened up in the ozone layer over the Arctic in early April has now healed itself, scientists say.
If it feels like you’re seeing more wildlife lately, it’s not your imagination. Wildlife officials have been fielding calls from people with questions about animals they’re seeing, sometimes in unexpected places.
It may look like it, but that's not yellow latex paint — it's actually pine pollen.
While the changes have come at a high cost, scientists have observed cleaner air in major cities around the world.
There’s a 75% chance that 2020 will become the hottest year on record and a 99.9% chance that it will end up in the top five, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported.
NASA satellite data has shown a 30 percent reduction in atmospheric nitrogen dioxide pollution in the northeastern U.S. during the coronavirus lockdown.