Flying insect biomass decreased by 75 percent over 27 years in nature reserves

We’re responsible and it’s up to us to clean up the mess.

Wolves are better team players than dogs, study reveals, casting doubt on our view of domestication

A wild streak makes them better at cooperating, the team reports.

Dutch design student creates wonderful packaging alternative to help save the environment

Simple, elegant, efficient. Awesome!

Netherlands announces plans to phase out coal plants by 2030, puts coal’s future in Europe at doubt

More like Nether-nocoalburninghere-lands.

What Will Earth’s Climate Look Like by 2050?

Spoiler alert: it won’t be nice.

Big-brained cetaceans have “marine-based cultures” similar to those of humans, study reveals

They only need thumbs to rule the oceans!

Venezuela to become the first country to lose its glaciers to global warming

Things are not looking good in Venezuela.

Complete wipeout: Just two penguin chicks survive from a colony of 40,000

Researchers are now trying to establish a protected area for the colony.

Trump’s pick to run environmental office says CO2 is good for us, renewable energy is ‘parasitic’

The clouds over the White House loom darker and darker.

Melt runoff is making the waters around Greenland less saline

The consequences are important for ecosystem health.

The story of convergent evolution, or how unrelated animals can look almost identical

It’s crazy how similar they look!

NASA observatory highlights the importance of studying CO2 on Earth: it’s connected to everything

Groundbreaking data allows us to study carbon dioxide in unprecedented detail.

First ‘negative emissions plant’ that turns ambient CO2 into stone switches on in Iceland

This is still experimental technology but in the future it could prove to be a lifeline.

Artificial camouflage skin mimics the octopus’ unparalleled morphing

The amazing camo-skin was funded by the military and could one day make its way into the battlefield.

White House nominates Barry Myers to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

He brings relevant expertise to the table, but also possible conflicts of interest.

Losing Nemo: Climate change threatens the colorful clownfish

Instead of finding, we’re losing Nemo :(

Human activity is destroying the ozone layer — again

The ozone layer recovery could be delayed by as many as 30 years by rising industrial pollutants.

Unprecedented, catastrophic wildfires blaze through California

Strong evidence indicates that humans are at least partly to blame.

The secret to the albatross sustained flight: staying crosswind at all times

The bird can effortlessly travel up to 500 miles in a single day just by occasionally flapping its formidable wings.

Gaping hole larger than the Netherlands opens up in icy sea off Antarctica

Scientists caution that it’s too early to involve climate change in this instance.