Friday, February 6, 2015
The world's mightiest waterway, the Amazon River, is threatened by the most diminutive of foes — a tiny mussel invading from China.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
American meteorologists were in the hot seat last week for erroneously forecasting blizzards that shut down New York, but on Monday, it was groundhogs that clashed over the onset of spring.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The year 2014 was the hottest on record, part of a “warming trend” that appeared set to continue, the U.N.'s weather agency said Monday.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
It's cherry blossom season in Northern Taiwan. Yangmingshan (陽明山), reliably a favorite spot each year, is already playing host to crowds attracted by the sight of the first cream and pink blossoms.
For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory.
Nearly two-dozen turtles that were stranded by cold weather last year in Massachusetts have successfully undergone rehab and have been returned to waters off Louisiana's coast.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Urban heatwaves have become more frequent over the last 40 years, scientists reported on Friday.
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.