Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects.
More than half of common species of plants and a third of animal species are likely to see their living space halved by 2080 based on current trends of carbon emissions, a climate study said on Sunday.
Thirty black-faced spoonbills (黑面琵鷺), an endangered migratory bird, were holed up at Guandu Park (關渡自然公園) due to the inclement weather over the weekend, the Taipei City Animal Protection Office (APO) said yesterday.
Torrential rains that have pelted Taiwan since May 11 were expected to ease up this week as the effects of a weather front weaken, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Worldwide levels of the greenhouse gas that plays the biggest role in global warming have reached their highest in almost 2 million years — an amount never before encountered by humans, U.S. scientists said Friday.
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Thursday, May 9, 2013
Fish piracy — seafood caught illegally, not reported to authorities or outside environmental and catch regulations — represents as much as US$10 billion to US$23 billion in global losses each year, a nonprofit conservation group estimated Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Japan, China and South Korea agreed Monday to cooperate in the fight against cross-border air pollution, despite strained relations between the neighbors because of territorial disputes.
Millions of birds that stop at coastal wetlands during annual migrations could die as rising sea levels and land reclamation wipe out their feeding grounds, researchers warned Monday.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The Arctic's sea ice melted at a record pace in 2012, the ninth-hottest year on record, compounding concerns about climate change underscored by extreme weather such as Hurricane Sandy, the U.N. weather agency said Thursday.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Conservationists Sunday accused Australia of failing to protect the Great Barrier Reef from massive industrial development as they launched a multimillion-dollar campaign to drum up awareness.