Saturday, July 25, 2015
Dolphins are struggling to reproduce because of industrial chemical pollution in European waters that can linger in the animals' bodies for a lifetime, a study out Wednesday said.
It took an American in southwest France to revive an ancient blue dye that once brought riches to the region and was so prized it was lauded in Chaucer's poetry and used for uniforms in Napoleon's army.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Rising sea levels from climate change are a threat to sea turtle populations as eggs laid on beaches become submerged in saltwater, Australian scientists said Thursday.
A 254-kilogram man biking across the United States to lose weight hit a snag in Rhode Island.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Air pollution levels in China's cities improved in the first six months of this year, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Wednesday, but remained far worse than global and domestic standards.
Economic recession was the main cause for a drop in United States carbon dioxide emissions between 2007 and 2013 -- not a shift from coal- to gas-fueled energy as widely claimed, researchers said Tuesday.
Native American ancestors reached the New World in a single, initial migration from Siberia at most 23,000 years ago, only later differentiating into today's distinct groups, DNA research revealed Tuesday.
To reach one of the most serene spots around Alaska's largest city, you have to rough it first.
Poland's new ambassador is a scar-faced hit man armed with two swords and potions against monsters and dragons. His name is Geralt, hero of a Polish role-playing video game bewitching the world.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
About 70 percent of global e-waste ends up here, but primitive recycling methods are threatening workers' health and the environment