Environment News from National Geographic News
Experts on rare and threatened species issue a warning that lemurs and slipper orchids are at risk of widespread extinction.
A town lies in ruins after twisters touched down in northeastern Nebraska on Monday.
New research suggests that volcanoes and other geothermal refuges may have sheltered life in Antarctica during glacial periods.
With the swelling ranks of Syrian refugees in Jordan, an overstressed river is at risk of going dry.
Nicaragua's proposed canal threatens vital forests and wetlands, warn experts.
Only a month after teams reported the area free from oil, Raccoon Island, home to the largest waterbird nesting colonies in Louisiana, has been "devastated" by the Gulf spill.
Want to know if you're literally sitting on a gold mine? Get some termites, a new study suggests.
Surface winds are slowing far and wide, a new study says. The alleged culprits: breeze-breaking new forests.
The Sierra Club and others are urging companies to procure fuel from refineries that don't use oil sands crude.