Farmers are embracing a method called "honey drying" which cuts the pollution of nutrient-overloaded water going into streams and rivers, and delivers a unique cup of coffee.
How do the floating larvae of reef species find a home? They can listen, but the sounds are far off.
Ocean researchers are learning the secrets that change our concepts of life, unveil a hidden world, and hold the keys to the future of the planet.
Fish can be deceptive, and perceptive. A Miami biologist studies "lying fish" and how other fish in the species spot them.
Cholera is thousands of years old, easily treated, and entirely preventable. But the medical community is split over how.
Cubans anticipate "the flood" of American arrivals with a mixture of celebration and apprehension. What will change? What can survive?
As an old embargo lifts, a new vacation spot emerges—but can Cuba’s ecosystems weather a flood of Americans?
Locally, nationally and internationally, action on climate change is producing solutions and often bypassing lagging political leadership. The gathering force of these acts, significant and subtle, is transforming what once seemed a hopeless situation into one in which success can at least be imagined
A decades-long quest to save the north Atlantic right whale is helping revive a species that is a bellwether of the health of the oceans.
National Geographic Daily News Companies have been cleared to seek seismic noise permits in the Atlantic, but ocean researchers fear for whales. A North Atlantic right whale mother and calf …
Marine ecologist Adriana Vergés emerged from a scuba dive in Tosa Bay off the coast of southern Japan last week and was amazed at what she'd seen: A once lush kelp forest had been stripped bare and replaced by coral.
Evidence that the planet is cooling has been a staple of climate denial. Except the evidence is four decades old. Here's the journalist who wrote about "global cooling"-- and has been dogged by the story ever since.
“Nobody really paid attention to what was happening to that great resource and the damage that was occurring,” says Leon Panetta. “I think we changed the conversation.”
Waging the Battle to Build the U.S.’s First Offshore Wind Farm After a decade seeking approval to build the U.S.’s first offshore wind farm, Cape Wind president Jim Gordon is …
March 26, 2012 Venting frustration at the lack of progress on environmental issues, U.S. Sen. John Kerry voices the exasperation of a core constituency in President Obama’s re-election bid. By …
Recent gains in the efficiency, lifespan and manufacturing of thin-film plastic solar panels have advocates convinced that, this time, solar really is on the verge of a revolution – even …
By Doug Struck 01/04/2012 – Outi Tervo was on the bow, crouching from the knifing wind, with another scientist, Kristin Westdal. A hydrophone 30 feet under water connected to headphones …
Public Radio International “Living on Earth”: Shark Tourism