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Feb 11, 2013 03:00 AM ET
Animals downsize after boosted carbon dioxide levels and soaring temperatures.
Oct 28, 2009 07:42 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Jan 20, 2010 09:59 AM ET // Sarah Dowdey
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...
Oct 28, 2010 12:58 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Narwhals, known as unicorns of the sea, are helping scientists track warming sea water temperatures in the Arctic.
Aug 23, 2011 06:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
May 24, 2012 05:05 PM ET // Tim Wall
The Peruvian government claims that nearly 900 dolphins died of natural causes. A separate study disagrees.
Dec 23, 2010 06:19 PM ET // Tim Wall
What matters in the long-run is how truly special a species is in the grand scheme of life on Earth.
Nov 10, 2009 12:26 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
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...
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