"Lei Chi," a Malayan gharial with a deformed mouth, is seen in this undated photo provided by the Taipei Zoo. Zookeepers said the 44-year-old freshwater crocodilian was previously kept in tanks of various sizes over the years, .............
Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warned Thursday.
A fishing ban sparked by mass deaths of sea creatures in Chile has left tourists stranded and markets empty on an island cut off by protest blockades.
A report billed as the first comprehensive look at world's plants finds a planet slowly being ravaged by changing land use, mostly conversion of forests to agriculture to feed a growing population, and climate change.
A 100-year-old Indian coral tree in Taitung, believed to be the only one of its kind left in the Southeastern Taiwan county, has bloomed bright red flowers for the first time in a decade.
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Sunday advised people around Taiwan to avoid outdoor activities as the levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation were extremely high.
Leopards have lost 75 percent of their historic range across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, with three Asian subspecies in danger of eradication, a new study says.1 Comment
Droves of baby starfish are returning to Oregon and Northern California's shores after a wasting disease decimated whole populations of the creatures over the past two years along the West Coast.
An egret protects its eggs on a tree on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, Friday, May 6. During this time of the year, hundreds of egrets build their nests in thickly populated trees along the Brahmaputra.
Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash -- roughly 19,000 per minute.