Saturday, August 3, 2013
Carcasses of bottlenose dolphins are washing up on U.S. East Coast beaches from New Jersey to Virginia at a higher than normal pace, with more than 120 dead animals discovered since June, local and federal officials said on Thursday.
Friday, August 2, 2013
NASA is considering re-activating a mothballed space telescope to help find asteroids that could be on a collision course with Earth, according to a senior U.S. space agency official.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Images of a scientific observation buoy floating in what appeared to be an Arctic lake near the North Pole lit up the online world in the past week, sparking questions about whether this was a sign of global warming.
It's turtle-nesting season in Florida, when sea turtles lay their eggs and hatchlings head for the water.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Deep in India's northeast, villagers use grass to soundproof their huts from deafening rain, clouds are a familiar sight inside homes and a suitably rusted sign tells visitors they are in the “wettest place on Earth.”
Monday, July 29, 2013
Mt. Fuji has erupted and discharged lava at least 43 times in the past 2,000 years, according to a study by Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).
The presence of excessive salt in drinking water in the southwestern coastal districts of Bangladesh is posing multiple health risks, including that of high blood pressure, kidney failure and diarrhea.
In a desperate bid to preserve a critically endangered species, a U.S. zoo is taking the controversial step of trying to mate brother and sister captive Sumatran rhinoceroses.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
A project operated by China's largest coal miner, Shenhua Group, has reduced groundwater levels in a region of Inner Mongolia and discharged high levels of toxic wastewater, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.