Thursday, September 11, 2014
Researchers are trying to get a better handle on the size of the Pacific walrus population ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Surging levels of carbon dioxide sent greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to a new record in 2013, while oceans, which absorb the emissions, have become more acidic than ever, the U.N. said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Cooler weather on Monday slowed the spread of a wildfire that forced the helicopter evacuation of dozens of people from the famous Half Dome rock in Yosemite National Park.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Australia's big kangaroos are thriving, but wildlife campaigners hold fears for their smaller cousins, including the little-known bettong and the rock wallaby, WWF Australia has warned.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
The state-run electricity supplier, Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower), organized a national coastal cleanup campaign Friday, an annual event the company has been doing for 21 years.
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Greenland began heating up around 19,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age, just like the rest of the northern hemisphere, researchers said Thursday in a report that resolves a paradox over when that warming happened.
California governor Jerry Brown said late Thursday he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make the western U.S. state the first to outlaw them.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 台灣永續能基金會) hosted a “Climate Change Creativity Workshop recently, at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology's (NTUST) International Building.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the “war” against poaching.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Thousands of parrots, monkeys, iguanas, toucans, turtles and other rainforest animals are kept as exotic pets in Costa Rica, a practice putting some species at risk, according to experts.