Friday, March 7, 2014
Time is running out for Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, with climate change set to wreck irreversible damage by 2030 unless immediate action is taken, marine scientists said Thursday.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
French scientists said Monday they had revived a giant but harmless virus that had been locked in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30,000 years.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Global warming will reduce the world's crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak US$1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century, according to a draft U.N. report, Japanese media said Friday.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Pollution-weary residents of smog-hit Beijing turned to black humor to help cope with grueling conditions Tuesday as a large swathe of China was covered by a thick blanket of haze for a sixth consecutive day.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Militant environmentalist group Sea Shepherd and Japanese whalers on Monday traded accusations regarding a potentially dangerous attack in the perilous Southern Ocean.
Mexico's salamander-like axolotl apparently hasn't disappeared from its only known natural habitat in Mexico City's few remaining lakes.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama proposed Friday a US$1 billion fund to mitigate the impact of climate change in the United States, and unveiled financing to combat drought parching swathes of California.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
An Australian farmer who lost his organic produce license has taken his neighbor to court over contamination from his genetically modified (GM) canola crop in a closely watched test case.
Something wiped out nearly all life on Earth more than 250 million years ago, and whatever unleashed this mass die-off acted much faster than previously thought, scientists said Monday.