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Climate change has already brought "widespread and consequential" impacts, a new report says, and many species are struggling to adapt.
The death of Suci, 10, is a "devastating blow" to her rapidly dwindling species, according to zoo officials.
Surveyors will ski into the Sierra Nevada mountain range on Tuesday to gauge prospects for water runoff this spring.
Fueled by rising sea temperatures, pink salmon have become too abundant for the good of other marine life and need to be scaled back, a seabird study argues.
A United Nations court ruled that Japan's program to take whales in the Southern Ocean is not for scientific purposes and must stop.
IPCC highlights risks of global warming in new Working Group II report.
The world's first commercial power plants that will capture their carbon emissions are set to open soon in Mississippi and in Saskatchewan.
Iconic buildings went dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.
DNA from a long-ago invader gives human embryonic stem cells the power of transformation.
Searchers scour a vast, empty Indian Ocean, with only scant clues of where to look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
A new report released by the IPCC tells the world it's not yet ready to face the risks of climate change.
A Chinese-built canal through the jungles of Nicaragua could realign the world's trade routes or become one of history's costliest boondoggles—and an environmental disaster.
Territorial disputes are nothing new, but political analysts warn of a rise in tensions because of Russia's bold move into Crimea.
New CDC report finds differences in autism cases among states, but the results indicate that's due to variations in disease awareness, not in environmental risk factors.
Valuable artifacts, documents, and art were mislabeled, mislaid, or ignored—some for many decades.
No live lions or tigers or bears appear in Darren Aronofsky's epic film, Noah—for reasons both political and practical.
Astronauts ascend, Mars shows its scars, and Venus dances with the moon, in a delightful look back at the week in space.
Ten dogs rescued from the streets of Sochi, Russia, arrived at the Washington D.C. Animal Rescue League Thursday evening on their way to new homes in the U.S.
Infanticide by males in the wild is a winning strategy in life's biggest sweepstakes: reproductive success. But what prompts a mother in a zoo to eat her babies?
When an ancient Indian village was found under a hotel construction site in Miami, preservationists braced for a battle. But they worked out a historic solution with developers.