The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a new management plan, which includes changing the number of visitors allowed each day.
The University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has partnered with Dalan Animal Health to advance the world’s first honeybee vaccine.
A major hurdle could soon be cleared for Twin Pines Minerals’ controversial plan to mine near Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge three years after it was announced. And a coalition of park supporters is rallying the public against those plans it claims would threaten hundreds of thousands of acres of wetlands.
The creeks, streams and rivers we rely on for clean water are increasingly under stress from pollution and even from the power of rainfall itself.
To measure how that stress affects a watershed’s health, you can do lots of different things, like measuring the oxygen in the water or looking at how stormwater runoff changes a streambed. Or, you can look and see what is still living in the stream.
The board isn’t ready yet to pass a resolution, DNR Board Chairman Bill Jones said, instead looking to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior to take the lead on the issue as then-Secretary Bruce Babbitt did 25 years ago.
The rule would apply a calving season speed limit to more boaters than it currently affects.
Union Carbide’s decision to back out of a land deal for a Camden County spaceport has sparked more lawsuits ahead of next month’s Georgia Supreme Court hearing of a challenge to a public vote that has scuttled the project for now.
Not much is known about the invasive yellow and black East Asian spider, but some researchers have noticed fewer sightings of native spiders since the Joro arrived in North America roughly eight or nine years ago.
The Nature Conservancy and the University of Georgia are examining whether insurance could shore up threatened salt marshes.
After a decades-long decline, the number of loggerhead sea turtle nests on the Georgia coast hit its all-time high since recording began in the late 1980s. But an expert says there's still a lot of conservation work to do.
According to Georgia’s first statewide survey of bald eagle nests in five years, America's national bird is nesting in the Peach State in record numbers.
Environmental groups are applauding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to delay work in the Brunswick harbor that would kill sea turtles.
Last year, Georgia saw 2,444 forest fires burn around 12,500 acres — down from a 10-year-high in 2017.
A Screven County textile factory that was at the center of an investigation into a massive fish kill on the Ogeechee River in 2011 is closing.
Past research on monarch butterflies suggested their populations are declining because of diminishing winter colonies. But a new study finds it may be more complicated.