Sunday, December 14, 2014
U.N. climate talks spilled into an extra day Saturday as negotiators battled in Lima to end a standoff between rich and developing nations on the underpinnings of a world carbon-cutting pact.
Norway's much-criticized commercial seal hunt could grind to a halt following parliament's decision to scrap a hefty subsidy for the controversial practice.
The trafficking of African rhinoceros horn on the black market has surged 30-fold in the past 13 years and is now running “out of control,” animal protection advocates said Thursday.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Maybe they want to sing on Broadway.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
When naturalist Paul Rosolie wanted to focus attention on the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, he decided he needed a stunt guaranteed to get people looking.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Developing countries may need up to US$500 billion per year by 2050 to adapt to the ravages of climate change, dwarfing previous estimates, a U.N. report said Friday.
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Chimpanzees are not entitled to the same rights as people, a New York state appeals court ruled Thursday, thwarting an advocacy group's attempt to get primates freed from captivity.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The black slabs of coal came in by the truckload through this dusty valley in northern China, slated to power cement and steel plants, heat the houses of poor farmers and even grill skewers of lamb and beef.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
South African conservationist Ian Player, the brother of golfer Gary Player and a key figure in building the region's rhino population from a perilously small number half a century ago, has died.