Sunday, June 22, 2014
The United Nations cultural agency has listed the Palestinian village of Battir as a World Heritage site in danger, raising hopes among residents that this will protect their community against Israel's West Bank separation barrier.
Weeks spent in some of Earth's harshest conditions are finally paying off for a photographer whose images are central to a refurbished museum atop the highest peak in the northeastern United States.
The White House on Friday ordered environmental regulators to review the effect that pesticides may be having on bees and other pollinators that have suffered significant losses in recent years.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The United States joined forces with other nations Tuesday to declare a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take “historic” steps to combat illegal fishing.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark.
Monday, June 16, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama renewed his campaign to curb carbon emissions Saturday, saying the debate over climate change is over.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry launches an unprecedented global effort Monday to save the world's oceans under siege from overfishing, climate change and pollution.
Australia is home to some of the most pristine environment on Earth, but two of its most high-profile protected areas face threats to their status as World Heritage Sites at a UNESCO meeting starting Sunday in Doha.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
One of Africa's oldest national parks is under attack “from all fronts,” said its director Friday after 68 elephants were slaughtered over the past two months by poachers wielding chain saws and grenades and shooting them from helicopters.
One of Africa's largest elephants has died after being shot by poachers using poisoned arrows in Kenya, wildlife officials said as they mourned the loss of an “old friend.”