Monday, June 29, 2015
Lions will return to Rwanda for the first time in more than two decades, wildlife officials have said, after the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.
The wind blows hard over Adama, a range of rocky hills in Ethiopia's highlands that provide the perfect location for one of the continent's largest wind farms.
Gulls swept down to feast on hundreds of dead and dying giant frogs floating in the rancid waters along a southeastern shore of Lake Titicaca, where the algae-choked shallows reek of rotten eggs.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Diners in Sao Paulo soon will bid farewell to foie gras under a new law that will bar restaurants in one of South America's gastronomical hubs from serving the luxury appetizer.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heat waves that go beyond global warming, a new U.S. study finds.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.
Taking action against global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions could save thousands of lives and avoid major economic losses before century's end, said a U.S. government report issued Monday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
"Nobody should sell this wood. It protects the forest. But those who sell it will be hunted by the spirits of the forest," warns Daniel Messa-Abaga, a guardian of Gabon's Kevazingo trees.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
The world is embarking on its sixth mass extinction with animals disappearing about 100 times faster than they used to, scientists warned Friday, and humans could be among the first victims.