Sunday, November 10, 2013
The deadliest known outbreak of a measles-like virus in bottlenose dolphins has killed a record number of the animals along the U.S. Atlantic coast since July, officials said Friday.
Friday, November 8, 2013
Forests are still disappearing and local communities disregarded by palm oil development despite a plan to put the sector on a sustainable footing, researchers warned as an industry gathering kicked off Thursday.
Scientists studying the terrifying meteor that exploded without warning over a Russian city last winter say the threat of space rocks smashing into Earth is bigger than they thought.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Researchers studying the effects of climate change on polar bears are experimenting with the idea of crowdsourcing data as improving technology allows anybody with an Internet connection to monitor the animals' annual migration in Canada.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Africans were treated Sunday to a spectacular solar eclipse that swept across the continent, while sky-gazers in the United States and Europe also glimpsed the rare phenomenon.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They're likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international scientific report forecasts.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
An act of love between Martin the zebra and Giada the donkey in the romantic Italian city of Florence has produced a rare “zonkey” baby that is drawing crowds to an exotic animal shelter.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Plans to create two vast ocean sanctuaries in Antarctica to protect the pristine wilderness failed Friday for a third time, with Russia and China blocking the bids, delegates at multi-nation talks said.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Japan's hunts of smaller whales, dolphins and porpoises threaten some species with extinction, an environmental group said Thursday.