A case study in Brazil points to a deep gender gap that still has to be bridged in the policymaking debate.
Harder to analyze and quantify, diffuse pollution is often overlooked when it comes to water quality assessments.
How can scientists use YouTube livestreams to help the public better understand scientific concepts?
Deforestation and climate change threaten life in the Cerrado. A new study shows how few places there are left to go.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Chicago, Ill., are using NASA Earth observations to map, monitor, and forecast water and air quality, urban heat island effects, landslide risks, and more.
Thousands of barrels of oil have been tarring Brazil’s beaches since September, and no one knows why. An oil spill scientist is running oil forensics to find out.
Ricardo Galvão was fired from the institute that monitors deforestation in the Amazon. Now he and other scientists are speaking out against attacks on science.
What happens to plant matter on its journey down the Amazon River to the Atlantic Ocean? One research group investigated the region where river and ocean meet to fill in this part of the story.
In trading trees for pastures, patchwork differences in vegetation heights increase cloudiness in downwind regions.