Sunday, February 1, 2015
It's cherry blossom season in Northern Taiwan. Yangmingshan (陽明山), reliably a favorite spot each year, is already playing host to crowds attracted by the sight of the first cream and pink blossoms.
For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory.
Nearly two-dozen turtles that were stranded by cold weather last year in Massachusetts have successfully undergone rehab and have been returned to waters off Louisiana's coast.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's lowest-on-record levels, but their numbers remain very low, according to the World Wildlife Fund.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
La Nina, a weather phenomenon that periodically causes devastating droughts and storms, will likely occur more frequently and more violently this century as a result of global warming, researchers said Monday.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The largest glacier in East Antarctica, containing ice equivalent to a six-meter (20-foot) rise in global sea levels, is melting due to warm ocean water, Australian scientists said Monday.
Shortly before 11 a.m. on the last Saturday in May, a heavily laden white Mitsubishi truck pulled into the Fuji Motors East Africa car dealership in an industrial neighborhood on the northern edge of Mombasa.
Monday, January 26, 2015
U.N. member states agreed Saturday to begin negotiations on a treaty to protect marine biodiversity in ocean areas extending beyond territorial waters, in a move heralded by environmental organizations.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Rio de Janeiro will not make good on its Olympic pledge of slashing the flow of raw sewage and garbage into the Guanabara Bay, where the 2016 games' sailing and wind surfing competitions are to be held, the state's top environmental official acknowledged Friday.