Friday, November 14, 2014
Vast areas of land and sea have become environmental sanctuaries in recent years but the world is not funding them adequately, the United Nations warned Thursday.
Australia said Thursday it will ban the dumping of dredging waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef as environmentalists called for the government to go further and commit to a total halt.
Republicans warned Wednesday that U.S. President Barack Obama's deal with China to curb greenhouse gas emissions would face stiff opposition in the coming U.S. Congress.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
World renowned zoologist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall on Monday suggested that the beluga whales currently living in captivity at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA, 國立海洋生物博物館) should be released back into the ocean in the spirit of humanitarianism and conservation.
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The newest tool for biologists is the baby penguin robotic spy.
Europe has an estimated 421 million fewer birds than
Monday, November 3, 2014
Time is running out to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), the U.N.'s climate experts said on Sunday, saying current trends in carbon emissions heralded disaster.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Loss of habitat and prey are putting African lions in danger of extinction, and the majestic creatures need protection in order to save their species, the U.S. government said Monday.
Australia's plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef are inadequate, short-sighted and will not prevent its decline, the country's pre-eminent grouping of natural scientists said Tuesday.
Around two million barrels of oil from the BP spill off the U.S. Gulf Coast in 2010 are believed to have settled on the ocean floor, according to a study Monday.