On Halloween, volunteers are invited to the “Invasion of the Plant Snatchers,” a workday at the park to teach people how to identify and remove invasive plants. It is the first public service project of the Arbor Conservation Board.
Some of the first GMOs – corn and cotton plants that have been genetically modified to fend off insects – are running into problems. Bugs have become resistant to them because they've been overused.
The VB 10,000 will be used to cut up and remove the cargo ship, which capsized more than a year ago.
Wyoming is quietly supporting action elsewhere to preserve its coal-dependent economy. Experts on money in politics say they've never seen this before and find it troubling.
Despite a federal rule change that removes a major hurdle for a mine near the Okefenokee, environmental groups say they're pursuing options to block the mining operation.
The way the government tracks recessions is largely the same as it was 70 years ago. A research group is working to change that and is revealing a lot about the lopsided recovery along the way.
The Georgia Board of Natural Resources voted Tuesday to acquire nearly 8,000 acres of the historic Cabin Bluff property in Camden County for designation as a state wildlife management area.
The fires are burning across more than 400,000 acres and have reached Rocky Mountain National Park.
Strong wind gusts are battering the region, spreading wildfires across Southern California. Officials said the wounded firefighters suffered second- and third-degree burns in the Silverado Fire.
The country joins the European Union and other countries that have pledged to reduce their carbon footprint to zero over the next few decades.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced a public safety power shutoff over the weekend as some of the strongest winds and driest conditions of this year's fire season sweep through the region.
State entomologists found the nest in a tree near the Canadian border. They were led there by an Asian giant hornet to which they had attached a radio tracker. The state plans to eradicate the nest.
Many homeowners who lost everything in a wildfire had no idea they were at risk. Only two states require disclosing wildfire risk to buyers in the house hunting process.
The fire forces the park to close and a nearby town to evacuate.
Most landlords are not required to disclose if a property is in a flood plain or has flooded before. That's a big problem in cities where climate change is driving more frequent and severe floods.