MNN week in review: Fabulous Beekman Boys and jaw-dropping caves

Catch up on the environmental headlines from the week of June 6-12. [...]

GE and Google team up to provide energy

Two giant corporations will give the U.S. a boost in the energy sector and create jobs for a clean, green future. [...]

Mountain goats are nature’s finest high-elevation critters

This beauty of a beast is the hardiest land animal on the continent. [...]

Oil-struck Louisiana says don’t stop drilling

It’s estimated that the drilling suspension will translate into a loss of 3,000 to 6,000 jobs in the first few weeks. [...]

BP weighs dividend cut as U.S. doubles oil leak estimate

BP’s board may consider cutting or deferring its second-quarter dividend or even issuing dividend payments as scrip. [...]

The key to life on Earth is understanding biodiversity

Conservation biologists are charged with maintaining the rich genetic tapestry of life — our grandchildren’s legacy. [...]

Nature’s blueprint offers bright future

Nature’s 4 billion-year-old blueprint offers businesses unlimited innovations with a rich array of designs. [...]

Hummingbirds are nature’s most perfect helicopters

Hummingbirds are often heard well before they are seen — a welcome harbinger of spring and summer. [...]

16 confirmed dead in Arkansas floods

Floodwaters inundated campgrounds along the Caddo and Little Missouri rivers, swamping hikers and campers. [...]

Climate change could raise cost of U.S. allergies, asthma

A warming planet means a longer growing season that produces more pollen. [...]