One science team is finding out why—and investigating what a warmer, drier future will mean for biodiversity and water supply in Latin America.
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Park Williams, a bioclimatologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, has found that rising temperatures influence wildfires in the American West.
A comprehensive plan outlines ways to clean up the Hudson River and reduce the impacts from development and climate change.
The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward.
In response to guidance from Earth Institute researchers, the largest mining companies in Guinea have committed to sharing sustainability best practices.
I can’t help but wish I could return to an age when North America was new to the European settlers, and they could observe this continent in its fully evolved state, with flora and fauna living nearly undisturbed by Homo sapiens.
What the West sees as the Chinese government’s top-down decision making around ecological migration is actually a more complex process.
Tiny microbes called phytoplankton live beneath the ocean’s surface, producing oxygen that is essential to human survival. A new study sheds light on how these all-important diatoms survive and thrive under difficult conditions.
The changes currently proposed by Congress and the Trump administration are dangerous for biodiversity. Here’s what you need to know.
Researchers from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory are exploring how volcanic inputs are influencing ocean health in Hawaii.