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Sep 1, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Jul 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
The fragile Galapagos ecosystem may prove no match for the strong winds, heavy rains and warmer than usual ocean currents that accompany El Nino.
May 1, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Large herbivores are on the decline around the globe, which could empty out some of the world's most diverse landscapes.
Aug 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
Apr 11, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Tim Wall
Many animals and plants hold on to existence in fragments of their former homelands, surrounded by a flood of human farms and homes.
Apr 9, 2014 11:36 AM ET // Tim Wall
Most reptile and bird species will lose chunks of their homelands by 2099. Only a few will stay the same or gain. Continue reading →
Sep 19, 2013 05:05 AM ET // Gayathri Vaidyanathan
A handy world map shows where adapting to climate change will be easiest and where it will be a continual struggle for survival. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2013 07:15 AM ET // Gayathri Vaidyanathan
The killer whales of Puget Sound are one of a kind. Continue reading →
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