Saturday, December 20, 2014
Bangladesh's rapid development on the doorstep of the ecologically fragile Sundarbans mangrove forest means “environmental disasters” like this month's oil spill in the massive delta are increasingly likely, experts warn.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
Monday, December 15, 2014
U.N. members pressed ahead Sunday with a vision for a historic pact to defeat climate change by adopting a format for national pledges to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gases.
A dead dolphin has been found in Bangladesh's protected Sundarbans delta following an oil spill which has spread over several hundred square kilometers, heightening fears for the area's rare wildlife.
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.