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Researchers suggest that several factors -- a cold winter, the gulf oil spill, and an influx of cold freshwater -- could have led to a surge in dolphin deaths in the gulf.
NOAA issued its monthly climate report for June and a three-month outlook.
Greenpeace sponsored a billboard ad mocking Shell's plan to drill in the frigid Chukchi Sea this summer.
Reflecting myriad uncertainties, a new study suggests that anywhere from 15 to 1,300 people could die as a result of radiation exposure related to the Fukushima Daiichi accident.
A service station owner in Kansas reported that the new ethanol blend known as e15 already accounts for 20 percent of his sales.
Nebraska's environmental agency wants to know more about the chemicals used to dilute the oil sands crude that would pass through the Keystone XL pipeline.
Researchers report that algal blooms fertilized with iron sink to the ocean floor and store carbon, presenting a possible climate change mitigation strategy.
The Petermann glacier in Greenland lost a chunk of ice that is twice the size of Manhattan just two years after losing another big piece.
A British police unit says it is closing an investigation into the hacking of climate scientists' e-mail because it cannot identify the culprit
More than 75 percent of New York State's active oil and gas wells go uninspected each year, an environmental group finds.
Areas colored in shades of orange are experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions and correlate with areas of vegetation stress.
The erosion of an ecological carpet known as the desert crust has thrown dust to the winds in the Southwest.
Amid a searing heat wave, a nuclear plant in Illinois got permission to keep running even though the source of its cooling water topped 100 degrees.