March 31, 2014 4:00 pm
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that Japan’s whaling program in the Antarctic is not for scientific purposes and has forbidden the granting of further whaling permits.
March 28, 2014 2:48 pm
Many governments want sterner warnings of probable economic damage from global warming in a draft U.N. report due on Monday, saying that existing estimates of trillions of dollars in losses are only part of the picture.
March 25, 2014 2:51 pm
Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves.
March 21, 2014 2:47 pm
Oceana is the largest international organization that focuses solely on ocean conservation. Their latest report reveals sobering news about commercial fishing in the United States.
March 13, 2014 3:49 pm
Think you can find Earth-threatening asteroids faster than NASA? Then there is a contest designed just for you: the space agency is calling for citizen scientists to find new and improved ways to track down space rocks.
March 10, 2014 2:42 pm
It’s long been known that traffic pollution carries health risks, with multiple studies linking it to heart attacks, autism and even early death.
March 3, 2014 4:04 pm
Researchers revived a virus dormant in a 30,000-year-old ice core. They warn that oil and gas development in far northern latitudes, such as the one shown here, near Salym, Russia, could disturb microbes harmful to humans.
February 19, 2014 2:23 pm
The leaf uses sunlight to break water down into hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen can be used to propel spacecraft, and is a potential fuel source for combustion engines and other vehicles.
January 31, 2014 3:47 pm
The craving for cocaine in the United States is carving apart rainforests in Central America as narco-traffickers seek new routes to ship their drugs and expand cattle ranches to launder their profits, according to a new study.
January 17, 2014 2:25 pm
In his declaration, the governor called for voluntary “20% conservation of our water use” statewide.