Sunday, April 12, 2015
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.
Monday, March 30, 2015
The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark Saturday as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.