Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Australia's plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef are inadequate, short-sighted and will not prevent its decline, the country's pre-eminent grouping of natural scientists said Tuesday.
Around two million barrels of oil from the BP spill off the U.S. Gulf Coast in 2010 are believed to have settled on the ocean floor, according to a study Monday.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Scientists in Denmark said Sunday they had found genetic clues to explain why a small number of children have febrile seizures — brief convulsions — after receiving the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Nations will have to roll up their sleeves and make important compromises to meet the deadline, just 14 months off, for a global pact on curbing climate change, observers say.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
European Union leaders agreed Friday what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new U.N.-backed global treaty next year.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
An Italian lab has cooled a cubic meter of copper to within a tiny fraction of “absolute zero”, setting a world record, the National Nuclear Physics Institute said Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.
As Premier Jiang Yi-hua stated his acceptance of the Kaohsiung District Court's decision, outrage is rising in other quarters over the inadequate punitive measures imposed on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Award-winning actor Martin Sheen teamed up with conservation group Sea Shepherd Saturday to launch a new ship, as its exiled founder said he hopes to return to the U.S. next year.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot.