Animals downsize after boosted carbon dioxide levels and soaring temperatures.
Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have found the breeding area of the elusive large-billed reed warbler. That's a big deal, because according to BirdLife International, the species is the world's "least-known bird." The distinction may sound ominous, but it's als...
Narwhals, known as unicorns of the sea, are helping scientists track warming sea water temperatures in the Arctic.
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
The Peruvian government claims that nearly 900 dolphins died of natural causes. A separate study disagrees.
What matters in the long-run is how truly special a species is in the grand scheme of life on Earth.
Yet another guest post from our friend Debbie Salamone of the Pew Environment Group's Campaign to End Overfishing in the Southeast: President Barack Obama will meet the new Japanese prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, on November 12-13 -- about the same time the Japanese whaling fleet is due to de...
A genetically distinct population of honey bees has been found, isolated in the Libyan desert for the last 10,000 years.
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