The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.
Brazil's Environment Ministry announced that deforestation in the country has increased by 16 percent. A separate study warned that more than half the Amazon's tree species may be threatened.
Under the final version of the plan, North Dakota will have to cut emissions by 45 percent — a fourfold increase from the draft plan, and more than any other state.
Coal is king in India. Some say there's little alternative. So how can this country, the world's third-largest polluter, provide energy and lift millions from poverty while trying to become "greener"?
When you sit down for your holiday dinner, you may want to give thanks to bees and other pollinators. Their health is tied to your food. What's behind the bee declines? Watch our video investigation.
The West Coast delicacy of fresh Dungeness crab won't be on holiday tables this year. A massive toxic algae bloom in the Pacific Ocean has delayed the commercial crabbing season.
Environmental groups hoping to put pressure on delegates by staging rallies in the run up to and during the climate summit are rethinking plans after the recent attacks in Paris.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.
California farmers are pumping groundwater faster than it can be replenished. One farmer is spending millions of dollars trying to restore it by deliberately flooding his crops when there is water to spare. It's caught the attention of other farmers, especially since new state laws could soon restrict groundwater use.
Beekeepers lost 42 percent of their hives last year. NPR and PBS NewsHour investigate what's behind the plight of the pollinators. Some scientists say pesticides called neonics are being overused.
According to the report, the reduction of 1 percentage point in the growth rate of driving miles over the next 15 years would generate a combined savings of $2.3 billion annually. The reduction would also prevent an estimated 23.3 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere from 2015 to 2030.
The House and Senate moved into their winter recess on Wednesday night without a deal to raise caps on solar power that advocates say are hindering solar development across the state.
The Weston Observatory at Boston College said the magnitude 1.5 earthquake struck just after 8 p.m. Tuesday.