Monday, February 25, 2013
Scientists are delving deep into the travels of whales — thanks to high-tech tracking devices — to try to help protect them.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Giant goldfish have mysteriously found their way into the famously crystalline waters of Lake Tahoe, the nation's second-deepest lake, alarming researchers and raising questions about the invasive species' long-term effects.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
A new study of Asia's Coral Triangle, which contains nearly 30 percent of the world's reefs, shows that when it comes to ensuring a rich and diverse range of species, size matters.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Jane Goodall greets the audience by imitating a chimpanzee, then launches into an hour-long talk on her relationship with apes and how, from being a primatologist, she became an activist to protect them.
Monday, February 4, 2013
A young dolphin has been used to lure a pod of 100 to 150 others to safety after they were in danger of stranding themselves, Australian officials said Sunday.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Australia insisted Friday that protecting the Great Barrier Reef was a top priority, but conservationists WWF said not enough had been done to prevent UNESCO deeming it a world heritage site “in danger.”
Friday, February 1, 2013
Climate scientists said Wednesday they found evidence to back predictions for a future with lower average rainfall, even though Earth's past warming episodes had led to more precipitation, not less.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The energy big cities burn — mostly coal and oil to power buildings, cars and other devices — produces excess heat that can get into atmospheric currents and influence temperatures thousands of miles away, a new study found.