Monday, April 13, 2015
Fleece jackets, piles of hay, a fuzzy stuffed animal sloth and a lot of fruit were on Bobbi Gordon's shopping list when she became a surrogate mother to a big-eyed, spikey-haired little boy.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The mass beaching of more than 150 melon-headed whales on Japan's shores has fueled fears of a repeat of a seemingly unrelated event in the country -- the devastating 2011 undersea earthquake that killed around 19,000 people.
Federal biologists will consider increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives.
A cat-eating lizard native to Africa is being targeted by Florida state wildlife officials who say the creatures, known as Nile monitors, could be dangerous to pets and people.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
The Arctic is the next great frontier for oil and gas -- and one of the most environmentally fragile places on earth.
Friday, April 3, 2015
It doesn't turn into Prince Charming, but a new species of frog discovered in Ecuador has earned the nickname "transformer frog" for its ability to change its skin from spiny to smooth in 5 minutes.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Faced with lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping, California's governor ordered officials to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history.
A rough deadline for Tuesday saw only 33 out of 195 countries submit pledges for tackling greenhouse gases under U.N. climate talks scheduled to conclude just over eight months from now.