Saturday, June 6, 2015
Global warming has not stopped or even slowed in the past 18 years, according to a new U.S. government federal study that rebuts doubters who've claimed that that heating trends have paused.
Monday, June 1, 2015
Climate change is a threat to international security, France's influential Environment Minister Segolene Royal warned Saturday -- adopting an unusually hawkish stance as she heads to the U.S. to push for a global deal on reducing emissions at a landmark Paris conference this year.
It is fiesta time in the famed rice terraces of the northern Philippines, and young men in colorful tribal clothing pound ancient rhythms on brass gongs as wild boars squeal ahead of slaughter.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
At a market in Senegal's capital, the sandy paths are strewn with them. They blow around like feathers in Dakar's coastal breezes, piling up alongside buildings on city streets and clogging canals.
Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.
The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left scientists scrambling for answers and conservationists worried about the animal's future.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Australia said Friday it was confident it had done enough to prevent the United Nations from listing the Great Barrier Reef, the world's biggest coral reef ecosystem, as being 'in danger'.
Friday, May 29, 2015
English foxes won a temporary respite after Prime Minister David Cameron's promise to repeal a ban on hunting them failed to make it into his program outlined in the Queen's Speech on Wednesday.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted for the first time in more than 30 years Monday, spilling streams of bright orange lava and raising fears for the world's only colony of pink iguanas.