Friday, January 16, 2015
The world's oceans are now rising far faster than they did in the past, a new study says.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Brazil's coffee harvest last year was hit by one the country's worst droughts in decades, with effects on the world's largest producer now threatening to spill over into this year, pushing prices ever higher.
A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery has returned to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra Island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group said.
Friday, January 9, 2015
The Middle East must leave 40 percent of its oil reserves in the ground, and China, the U.S. and Russia most of their coal if global warming is to be curbed, researchers said Wednesday.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
The Taipei Zoo's 18-month-old giant panda Yuan Zai was adjusting well to her new lifestyle after starting a life apart from her mother on Wednesday, according to the zoo.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Air pollution in Beijing dropped slightly last year, municipal authorities said, although levels of the most dangerous small particulate matter remained more than three times the internationally recommended limit.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Scientists are trying to figure out what's behind the deaths of seabirds that have been found by the hundreds along the Pacific Coast since October.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
For years, the U.S. government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but for the environment as well.
A newborn killer whale in the endangered pod that frequents Puget Sound is an encouraging sign following the death earlier this month of a pregnant killer whale from the same group.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Agreements onclimate change — to paraphrase what the 19th-century German statesman Otto von Bismarck said about law-making — are like sausages.