Sunday, March 30, 2014
If you have already read “12 Pieces of Practical Advice from Housecats,” now you can move on to “8 Reasons to Worry about Global Warming.”
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Natural and man-made disasters caused US$140 billion of damage worldwide last year, according to a study released Wednesday by reinsurance group Swiss Re.
Norman Borlaug, whose work on disease-resistant wheat is credited with saving up to one billion lives, on Tuesday received his latest posthumous honor — a statue in the U.S. Capitol.
Monday, March 24, 2014
U.N. scientists are set to deliver their darkest report yet on the impacts of climate change, pointing to a future stalked by floods, drought, conflict and economic damage if carbon emissions go untamed.
Sabah wildlife researchers are hopeful that three Sumatran rhinoceros now in captivity at a reserve will help save the species from extinction.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Furious ten-meter waves and icy, tempestuous gales await those intrepid enough to navigate Drake Passage, the crossing from the tip of South America to Antarctica seen by seafarers as one of the world's most dangerous voyages.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Magdalena Island, located near Chile's southern tip, is a natural paradise for tens of thousands of penguins who come every year to breed.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The last edge of the Greenland ice sheet that had resisted global warming has now become unstable, adding billions of tons of meltwater to rising seas, scientists said on Sunday.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday it would give employees sent to China a wage premium to account for the country's hazardous air pollution, in a possible first for an international company.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Australia has endured another “angry summer” with more than 150 temperature records smashed, a new report said Monday, with a warning that heatwaves and sweltering conditions will only get worse.