Thursday, August 28, 2014
Monarch butterflies are dying off fast, with 90 percent gone in the last 20 years, and they urgently need endangered species protection, a coalition of environmental and health groups said Tuesday.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.
Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday, in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Shoppers risk paying more for their olive oil this year as a drought in Spain and a blight in Italy wither trees in the two top producers, driving up prices.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Intense aerial turbulence, ice storms and scorching heatwaves, huge ocean waves — the world's climate experts forecast apocalyptic weather over the coming decades at a conference in Montreal that ended Thursday.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef and the outlook for the natural wonder is “poor,” an Australian government report has warned.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
A monster earthquake that struck Chile in 2010 also unleashed minor “icequakes” in Antarctica nearly 4,700 kilometers to the south, scientists said on Sunday.
The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Lush green lawns, a symbol of the American way of life, are under attack in California, where “cash for grass” programs have sprouted like weeds amid a severe drought.