Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Backyard bird feeders may ruffle some feathers, attracting aggressive breeds like house sparrows and doves while discouraging native species that eat insects and nectar, researchers said Monday.
An inquisitive koala nicknamed "Blinky Bill" has sauntered into the emergency department of an Australian hospital, exploring the waiting room for several minutes before wandering back out.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Sunday, May 3, 2015
SeaWorld -- whose safety practices have been under scrutiny since an animal trainer was killed in 2010 by an orca at its Orlando, Florida, park -- has now been cited for not adequately protecting its killer-whale trainers at its park in San Diego.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects.
Japan is planning to pledge a 26 percent cut in its greenhouse gas emissions from 2013 levels, ahead of a global summit on climate change this year, officials said Friday.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
A small field on an island off the Netherlands' northern coast promises one answer to the problem of how to feed the world's ever-growing population: potatoes and other crops that grow in saltwater.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The use of air conditioning may rise dramatically by the end of the century, requiring far more electricity and sending pollutants into the atmosphere at unprecedented rates, researchers warned Monday.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years.