There's less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it's gone.

When the United Nations' last major climate change report was released in April, it omitted some country-specific emissions data for political reasons, a trio of new papers argue, sounding a warnin

The people of Palau, a small island nation in the northwestern Pacific, have long realized that the health and prosperity of their nation depends on the ocean.

The economic and ecological role of the high seas should no longer be ignored, argues a new report.

Myanmar's forests are the final frontier for the logging of tropical hardwoods in mainland Southeast Asia.

One of Africa's oldest national parks announced Tuesday that it had been hit by an unusual wave of attacks by armed elephant poachers, with dozens of carcasses found, and three suspected poachers k

The chances of New York City flooding during a storm are even greater than scientists previously thought, a new study suggests.

The morning sun shoots rays over the tops of the steep hills surrounding Inle Lake that pierce the mist rising from the waters.

Climate change risks dramatically increase the more Earth warms, but reducing greenhouse gas emissions lowers the risk of the most unwelcome consequences, according to the latest report from the Un

One in eight deaths from pollution are attributed to fuel burned indoors for cooking—a common practice in the developing world.