Friday, May 16, 2014
Nearly one out of four American honeybee colonies died this winter — a loss that's not quite as bad as recent years, says a new U.S. Department of Agriculture survey of beekeepers.
Excessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California's agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests.
In Canada, a country with vast reserves of freshwater, the precious resource should reasonably be expected to be pristine and practically free to consumers.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Ice is melting in the western Antarctic at an “unstoppable” pace, scientists said Monday, warning that the discovery holds major consequences for global sea level rise in the coming decades.
The next time your throat is as dry as a bone and the Sun is beating down, take a glass of clean, cool water.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Winds in the wild Southern Ocean are blowing at their strongest in a millennia as climate change shifts weather patterns, leaving Antarctica colder and Australia facing more droughts, a study showed Monday.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Global access to safer drinking water and decent sanitation has hugely improved over the past two decades but the world's poorest often remain sidelined, the U.N. said Thursday.
Friday, May 9, 2014
India's air monitoring center Thursday dismissed data released by the World Health Organization that showed New Delhi's air as the dirtiest worldwide, saying the finding was biased and misleading.
Canadian author Farley Mowat, a master storyteller and tireless defender of nature and wildlife, has died. He was 92.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The White House called Tuesday for urgent action to combat climate change, as it released a study on the impact of global warming across the United States and key sectors of the U.S. economy.