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.
Nicaragua's proposed canal threatens vital forests and wetlands, warn experts.
The Sierra Club and others are urging companies to procure fuel from refineries that don't use oil sands crude.
Extending the wait for a verdict on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department says it will allow more time for federal agencies to weigh in.
Explorer Sylvia Earle shares her personal journey in new documentary film 'Mission Blue' and explains why the ocean is essential to life on Earth.
Monarch butterflies are quickly disappearing, and the loss of essential milkweed is a major culprit.
The shale gas industry maintains that its safeguards protect drinking water and land. But there have been accidents, and mistrust has been sown as the industrial process has moved into rural communities.