Saturday, July 25, 2015
Scientists said Wednesday they had created a rice variety with starchier grains that emits less methane, a step towards the twin goals of feeding more people and curbing global warming.
Dolphins are struggling to reproduce because of industrial chemical pollution in European waters that can linger in the animals' bodies for a lifetime, a study out Wednesday said.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Rising sea levels from climate change are a threat to sea turtle populations as eggs laid on beaches become submerged in saltwater, Australian scientists said Thursday.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Air pollution levels in China's cities improved in the first six months of this year, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Wednesday, but remained far worse than global and domestic standards.
Economic recession was the main cause for a drop in United States carbon dioxide emissions between 2007 and 2013 -- not a shift from coal- to gas-fueled energy as widely claimed, researchers said Tuesday.
To reach one of the most serene spots around Alaska's largest city, you have to rough it first.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
About 70 percent of global e-waste ends up here, but primitive recycling methods are threatening workers' health and the environment
Saturday, July 18, 2015
In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, U.S. scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.
A study of an Alaska polar bear population in summer concludes the bear's biology will not help stave off starvation in the face of global warming.
Thousands of rare forest turtles have been rescued from horrifying conditions of captivity in the Philippines, saving the critically endangered animals from possible extinction, wildlife experts said Wednesday.