Study says Antarctica faces mounting human pressures, with remaining wilderness needing protection

Antarctica is viewed as Earth’s last great ‘untouched’ wilderness, but world-first research has revealed its precious ecosystem is in greater peril than previously thought.

Of Earth’s seven continents, Antarctica is the only one that has no cities, agriculture or industry.

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GOP senator votes to advance Haaland nomination

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted Thursday to advance the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) to lead the Interior Department, sending her nomination to the full Senate. The

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