Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Winds in the wild Southern Ocean are blowing at their strongest in a millennia as climate change shifts weather patterns, leaving Antarctica colder and Australia facing more droughts, a study showed Monday.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Global access to safer drinking water and decent sanitation has hugely improved over the past two decades but the world's poorest often remain sidelined, the U.N. said Thursday.
Friday, May 9, 2014
India's air monitoring center Thursday dismissed data released by the World Health Organization that showed New Delhi's air as the dirtiest worldwide, saying the finding was biased and misleading.
Canadian author Farley Mowat, a master storyteller and tireless defender of nature and wildlife, has died. He was 92.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The White House called Tuesday for urgent action to combat climate change, as it released a study on the impact of global warming across the United States and key sectors of the U.S. economy.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Before dawn in the thick rainforest of western Ivory Coast, the air was filled with the sounds of male chimpanzees screaming, hooting and banging on trees.
Friday, May 2, 2014
UNESCO on Thursday condemned a decision to allow the dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters and recommended the Australian marine park be considered for inclusion on the World Heritage in Danger list.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other nations have won this year's Goldman Prize, which is awarded annually for grass-roots activism.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Yurok tribal tradition holds the California condor as sacred, with ancient stories saying the giant birds fly closest to the sun and are the best messengers to carry prayers.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
While researchers have sometimes connected weather extremes to man-made global warming, usually it is not done in real time. Now a study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for a harsh winter that mercifully has just ended in many places in the U.S. and Canada.