Severe coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could cost it more than a million visitors a year and huge sums in lost tourism revenue, a survey said Tuesday.
After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns disintegrating into the sea.
Premier Lin Chuan said Saturday Penghu County should be developed into a model for green energy production, the Central News Agency reported.
The inhabitants of the desolate, man-made island off the coast of Abu Dhabi can't be immediately seen among the breakwater rocks.
A red panda hides on a branch during the inauguration of the new enclosure "Asian space" hosting new animals like red pandas, otters and muntjacs, at the Mulhouse zoo in Mulhouse on Wednesday, June 15.
Eight pilot whales have died after a mass stranding on the coast of Indonesia's main island of Java that sparked a major rescue operation, an official said Thursday.
U.S. pilots need to beware of flying too low and scaring walruses forced onto land in northern Alaska by global warming, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.
Surprisingly loud chirps accompany a clumsy flurry of tiny wings as a wispy-haired chick breaks through its shell, its birth offering rare cause for celebration in the struggle to save the Philippine eagle from extinction.
In ancient Rome, they would have been pitted against gladiators or served up at banquets.
Climate change appears to have driven to extinction an Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent, according to a new study, which suggests the species may be the first mammal lost to the global phenomenon.