Thursday, July 24, 2014
Over 55 million tons of water have flowed into several reservoirs in Southern Taiwan due to Typhoon Matmo's influence over the past few days, the Southern Region Water Resources Office said yesterday.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Members of several Taiwanese environmental groups demonstrated outside the Hong Kong representative office in Taipei Friday to express concern over the third runway project at Hong Kong's airport which could threaten the habitat of Chinese white dolphins there.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Dredging activity near reefs can more than double the frequency of diseases affecting corals by impacting the light and food they need to survive, a study showed Thursday.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Powerfully pushing through thick jungle, the mountain gorilla is fearless in the face of strangers on his territory, but the endangered ape is unaware the family group he guards survives by the thinnest of threads.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
A warming planet is likely to bring more hot days, more sweaty people and more dehydration — a key risk factor for a surge in kidney stones, researchers said Thursday.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Cerro Rico, the fabled peak towering over the Bolivian city of Potosi that supplied silver to fund Spain's colonial empire, is at risk of collapse from overmining, putting thousands of workers in jeopardy.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Satellite monitoring of tiny changes in the gravitational field of river basins may give up to 11 months' warning of disastrous floods, a study published on Sunday said.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Caribbean coral reefs could disappear within 20 years as overfishing has all but wiped out the fish that feast on coral-smothering algae, the U.N. and an international conservation watchdog warned Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Plastic junk is floating widely on the world's oceans, but there's less of it than expected, a study says.