Wednesday, February 12, 2014
An Australian farmer who lost his organic produce license has taken his neighbor to court over contamination from his genetically modified (GM) canola crop in a closely watched test case.
Something wiped out nearly all life on Earth more than 250 million years ago, and whatever unleashed this mass die-off acted much faster than previously thought, scientists said Monday.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
New Zealand has sharply criticized Japan for allowing a whaling ship to enter New Zealand's economic waters.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Think twice before taking a deep breath in New Delhi, where worsening air pollution has drawn comparisons with Beijing, the world's pollution poster child.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save more than 1,500 animal and plant species listed as endangered or threatened.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
The amount of harmful pollutants released in the process of recovering oil from tar sands in western Canada is likely far higher than corporate interests say, university researchers said Monday.
Monday, February 3, 2014
Starfish have been mysteriously dying by the millions in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, worrying biologists who say the sea creatures are key to the marine ecosystem.
Australia said it had made “substantial” progress on UNESCO benchmarks for protection of the Great Barrier Reef Sunday in a report aimed at staving off a world heritage downgrade.
Niger's government and French nuclear giant Areva are engaged in tough talks on the future of uranium mining in the west African country, whose leaders want more money from the resource to help pay for development.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle toward approval, a serious blow to environmentalists' hopes that President Barack Obama will block the controversial project running more than 1,100 miles (1,900 kilometers) from Canada through the heart of the U.S.