Image of satellite in orbit over the sea (Spire)

This tiny satellite can haul in illegal fishing fleets

Indonesia has a new tool to spot illegal fishing boats. It’s about the size of a shoebox and weighs only 4.5 kilograms.

Who needs gasoline? Hydrogen fuel-cell buses are the way to go...

Buses can contribute to urban smog, but thanks to new hydrogen fuel-cell technology they also might be the perfect vehicles to reduce air pollution.

Obama calls climate change our biggest threat

In his 2015 State of the Union address, President Obama touched on a range of global challenges, but declared the environment his top concern. “No challenge...
Ferret peeking out of a hole in wooden box (© AP Images)

How drones and M&Ms could save this endangered ferret

How can you distribute a vaccine for a life-threatening disease to an endangered species? Here's the plan to save the black-footed ferret.
Harrison Ford sitting atop an elephant with a guide (Courtesy of "Years of Living Dangerously")

Lifestyles of the famous and green

Celebrities use their popularity to support environmental efforts. What can you do to #ActOnClimate?
Barack Obama, right, listening to Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House (© AP Images)

Obama and Modi: Partners in climate

Since their meeting in 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Obama have partnered on clean energy, climate and more.
Man walking with bag of dates (Alaa Badarneh for USAID)

With water projects in West Bank and Gaza, U.S. cultivates hope

The U.S. is connecting Palestinians to water treatment systems that keep people safe and promote jobs. The possibility for peace is growing in the process.

Global climate change requires a common response

U.S. officials welcome Pope Francis' message on climate change and share his belief that all people must be responsible for environmental stewardship.
Snow leopard with triplets (© Animal Press/Barcroft Images/Getty Images)

October 23 is International Snow Leopard Day

On October 23, International Snow Leopard Day we celebrate the endangered mountain feline, whose health reflects the health of important ecosystems.