The sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean is a key part of our climate system. The sea ice brightness reflects more solar energy to space than open water.
NONFICTION: Grover's new memoir is a blend of Ojibwe stories, myth and family history. "Gichigami Hearts" by Linda LeGarde Grover; University of Minnesota Press (145 pages, $14.95) ——— "Can you see there's a house down there, about a block on the other side of the bridge?" Linda LeGarde Grover's Aunt Carol asks, as the two sit at a campfire at a powwow in Duluth. "Did you know that house was ...
A study says about 50 major coastal cities will need to enact "unprecedented" measures to prevent rising seas from swallowing populated areas.
The discovery of a set of fossil footprints in New Mexico suggests humans first set foot on the continent thousands of years earlier, researchers say.
As of Aug. 31, 2021, 39 percent of the U.S. is in drought, with 30 states experiencing Moderate Drought or worse. Here's what that means for air quality, health and more.
This story has been corrected to note that the city's share of the embankment washout project is 15%, not 25%.
Hurricane Ida is expected to rapidly strengthen before pummeling Louisiana on Sunday, forcing evacuations in New Orleans and the surrounding coastal region on the eve of the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
"I wish there was something I could have done," Rigney said, his voice trembling through tears.
At least 10 people, including two toddlers, have died during severe flooding in Tennessee on Saturday, and dozens were missing.
Looking for a unique and affordable way to see the country with your pet? Consider riding the rails! Train rides are a fun, classic, and very accessible way to travel. For example, Amtrak - one of the country’s largest railways - boasts over 30 train routes, traveling to over 500 destinations, across 46 states! You’ll enjoy great views of our country’s scenery, and you can even see some sights only accessible by rail. Best of all, Amtrak lets you bring your small pet along for the ride!
FICTION: A heartfelt story set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula about a single mom trying to provide for her gifted daughter. "Tin Camp Road" by Ellen Airgood; Riverhead Books (304 pages, $27) ——— With close to 9 million acres of forest framed by 1,700 miles of shoreline, it's hard to beat the vast, pristine beauty of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. For Laurel Hill and her daughter, Skye, there is ...
The soothing sound of running water and scent of floating flowers in a pond can help you create an outdoor living space to escape the hectic noise and commotion of daily living. A garden pond can add a tranquil atmosphere and be a focal point in a landscape plan or tucked away as a quiet retreat. When you’ re considering a location, choose a level area that gets good...
Parts of Alaska are under tsunami advisories after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the state's coast, according to preliminary data from the US Geological Survey.
From Idaho to California, fish are dying due to blistering heat waves and extended drought that are raising water temperatures in the West.
As drought creeps across Iowa, from north to south and west to east, everyone is being affected.
New videos show a slimy 'sea snot' expanding in Sea of Marmara as Turkish government launched a disaster management program meant to clean up the outbreak.
Shailene Woodley is on a mission to save the Earth's oceans as she feels empathy for the sea creates suffering from waste.