December 29, 2016

They will relocate because of climate change

Residents of Shishmaref, Alaska, voted in August 2016 to relocate because of climate change. The coast is thawing and eroding, toppling a home into the sea […]
December 29, 2016

The agony of Earth's hottest year

Sick of the cold? Tired of ice? This little Eskimo village — about 30 miles from the Arctic Circle — would gladly take a dose of […]
December 29, 2016

5,000 rare animals may have been killed

The pangolin, a scaly anteater who sleeps by day and eats insects by night, is more popular than ever in China. But that very demand — […]
December 28, 2016

Trump's victory launches old, worrisome storyline, historians say

After President-elect Donald Trump’s recent victory, some of his supporters celebrated by flying Confederate battle flags from pickup trucks and waving them at rallies. […]