A first-of-its-kind study combining paleoecology and archeology indicates that the New England landscape was not actively managed with fire prior to European arrival.
Scientists are using grave soil to reconstruct the lives of enslaved Africans in colonial New York.
Analyses of microbial activity in seawater samples help clarify the fate of methane released from the seafloor.
The proposed wind farm, which commercial fishermen oppose, could produce at least 70 megawatts of energy annually, enough to power a quarter of a million homes.
The storm surge affected 11.4% more people and 11.6% more housing units than it would have without sea level rise.