A U.S. Coast Guard airplane rumbled down an airstrip on Hawaii's Big Island, carrying hundreds of pounds of rare and precious cargo: seven endangered Hawaiian monk seals.
Countries with wild tiger populations have agreed to do more to protect tiger habitats that are shrinking drastically because of deforestation and urban sprawl, conservationists said Friday.
The New Delhi government on Friday began a second round of a two-week car restriction to reduce air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.
Some corals in the Great Barrier Reef are known to be resilient when subjected to rises in temperature, but a study out Thursday warned that this protective mechanism could soon disappear.
The seasonal melting of Greenland's vast ice sheet reached record levels this week, data from the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) showed.
In the midst of a major El Nino, federal meteorologists say its flip side, La Nina, is around the corner.
The world's count of wild tigers roaming forests from Russia to Vietnam has gone up for the first time in more than a century, with 3,890 counted by conservation groups and national governments in the latest global census, wildlife conservation groups said Monday.
Under the blazing sun in Haiti, Malinka Dorleus trudges up a hill with a 20-liter bucket of water on her head -- a trip she makes up to four times a day.
Last winter, El Nino-driven storms dumped much-needed snow and rain over California, boosting reservoir levels and fueling hopes the parched state's four-year drought might end.
The lives of millions of women and children can be saved every year with an investment of under US$5 per person on basic healthcare and contraception, a study into pregnancy-related deaths showed Saturday.