Saturday, October 4, 2014
The number of cheetahs in the world has dropped sharply in the past century, and humans may be to blame, according to an international study released Thursday.
Friday, October 3, 2014
At least 35,000 walruses have beached themselves on a remote Alaskan coastline in a phenomenon blamed on the melting of arctic ice due to climate change, experts said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme joined a raft of international food companies pledging Tuesday at a U.N. Summit to stop using palm oil, considered a major contributor to deforestation.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tens of thousands of people marched in New York and across the globe on Sunday, joined by celebrities and political leaders to demand urgent action to stem climate change.
Emissions of greenhouse gases are rising so fast that within one generation the world will have used up its margin of safety for limiting global warming to 20C (3.60F), an international team of scientists warned Sunday.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The world can save both financial and environmental costs by shifting toward a low-carbon economy over the next 15 years, a high-level panel said Tuesday ahead of a U.N. summit.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study released Monday said as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.
The wild Chinese sturgeon is at risk of extinction, state media reported, after none of the rare fish were detected reproducing naturally in the polluted and crowded Yangtze river last year.
Environmentalists criticized a new Australian government plan released Monday to protect the Great Barrier Reef in the face of U.N. concerns, saying it will not do enough to halt the marine park's decline.