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The app can warn people seconds before an earthquake starts.
Scientists believe there's between 93,000 and 236,000 metric tons of plastic floating on the surface of the world's oceans. That may sound like a lot, but it’s only a fraction...
The shells and mortars there filled with mustard gas are finally disappearing.
The remarkable story of Wolf 8, the nervy runt who became the alpha male of the pack in Yellowstone National Park.
A closer look at a growing health trend that focuses on spending time surrounded by nature.
Autumn is a favorite season for many of us, but to be sure your leaf-peeping adventure doesn't turn hazardous, watch out for small dangers lurking among the changing leaves.
In another move to weaken environmental protections, the Trump administration is signaling it wants to expand logging access in the Tongass National Forest.
The Woods Hole Group report's recommendations include posting more lifeguards to watch for sharks, providing people with stop-the-bleed training and enhancing communication at beaches.
Beavers can cause serious flooding problems. But North America’s largest rodent also does a lot of good for the environment. So in the face of climate change, a growing number...
We speak with journalist and climate activist Naomi Klein about her book "On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal."
The Saddleridge Fire in California's San Fernando Valley spread to nearly 8,000 acres.
Massachusetts lawmakers will consider several bills aimed at increasing recycling and reducing plastic waste. Many of the proposals would require businesses to make some changes.
The New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game says search and rescue calls now average over 200 per year.
A wildfire in the San Fernando Valley is forcing hundreds of people to evacuate their homes.
Cloud Appreciation Society founder Gavin Pretor-Pinney takes us on a tour of the sky.
The data come from Boston University's Database of Road Transportation Emissions.
The small community of Greenwood had its only grocery store catch fire in Hurricane Michael.
A new report tackles racial equity in the MBTA bus system.
Mayors from around the world are gathering in Denmark this week to discuss what cities can do to address climate change.
Wildfires are threatening lives, homes and ecosystems, including already precarious watersheds.