“Is Griffith Park an island?” That’s the question that Miguel Ordeana, a wildlife biologist at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles who also does field work in Nicaragua, wanted to know.
It's the time year for watery eyes and itchy noses, and if you're among the afflicted, you may be surprised to learn that decades of botanical sexism in urban landscapes have contributed to your woes.
Climate change is real, it’s here and it will be affecting the planet for a long, long time. That’s the lesson of the latest iteration of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘s state of climate science report, released in its entirety on January 30.
New science reveals why cities become more creative and efficient as they grow
Most of humanity now lives in a metropolis. That simple fact helps to fuel our continued success as a species
A growing number of walkable urban areas suggests that the era of sprawling suburbs may be ending
Carbon storage has to expand rapidly, or coal burning has to cease, if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change
A Google Maps hack provides a sneak peak at sea level rise.
A new analysis suggests New York might deal with sea level rise and flood risk by a system of small levees and raising buildings unless climate change is worse than anticipated
Long cloaked in mystery, the ancient Teotihuacán culture is at last giving up its secrets
New research indicates that climate change has triggered an unstoppable decay of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, eventually leading to at least three meters of global sea level rise