Monday, August 17, 2015
U.S. authorities say rivers tainted by last week's massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine are starting to recover, but for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the political fallout from the disaster could linger.
Brazilian farmer Marcos Croce has woken up and smelled the coffee -- embracing the organic trend and bucking Brazil's long-held status as a mass producer of poor quality beans.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
A popular campground at Yosemite National Park in California will be temporarily closed after several dead squirrels were found to be carrying the plague, officials said Friday.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
On June 23, the 2015 International Conference on Carbon Reduction Strategies: Partnership for Low-carbon Technologies Development (PLCTD) was held at Tsai Lecture Hall in the National Taiwan University Law School (台灣大學法學院霖澤館國際會議廳) in Taipei.
The El Nino weather phenomenon that began this year could be among the strongest in 65 years, U.S. government scientists said Thursday.
Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in mainland China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world's most populous country, a new study finds.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
A seafood lunch in Hong Kong is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, but with threatened species on the menu and fishing practices that endanger marine life, campaigners want to change the city's appetite.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Residents of the remote Arctic settlement of Ny-Alesund never lock their homes -- happy to sacrifice privacy for the option of barging through the nearest door if a polar bear attacks.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Mad as a hornet, a bumblebee buzzes her wings in vain against the walls of the vial holding her captive. She alights briefly on the paper tab indicating her number, and then resumes scuttling around her plastic prison.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Technology to drain heat-trapping CO2 from the atmosphere may slow global warming, but will not reverse climate damage to the ocean on any meaningful timescale, according to research published Monday.