Thursday, January 29, 2015
The number of Monarch butterflies that reached wintering grounds in Mexico has rebounded 69 percent from last year's lowest-on-record levels, but their numbers remain very low, according to the World Wildlife Fund.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
La Nina, a weather phenomenon that periodically causes devastating droughts and storms, will likely occur more frequently and more violently this century as a result of global warming, researchers said Monday.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The largest glacier in East Antarctica, containing ice equivalent to a six-meter (20-foot) rise in global sea levels, is melting due to warm ocean water, Australian scientists said Monday.
Shortly before 11 a.m. on the last Saturday in May, a heavily laden white Mitsubishi truck pulled into the Fuji Motors East Africa car dealership in an industrial neighborhood on the northern edge of Mombasa.
Monday, January 26, 2015
U.N. member states agreed Saturday to begin negotiations on a treaty to protect marine biodiversity in ocean areas extending beyond territorial waters, in a move heralded by environmental organizations.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Rio de Janeiro will not make good on its Olympic pledge of slashing the flow of raw sewage and garbage into the Guanabara Bay, where the 2016 games' sailing and wind surfing competitions are to be held, the state's top environmental official acknowledged Friday.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
India, home to most of the world's wild tigers, on Tuesday reported a 30 percent jump in the animal's numbers in a rare piece of good news for conservationists.
A court has ordered the Indian government to release US$300,000 sent by Greenpeace's foreign partners for use in India by the environmental group.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
After four years of complete renovation and replanting, Thailand's largest seed distributor Choncharoen Farm has once again thrown its gates wide to welcome the public to the 2015 edition of the Chia Tai Fair.