A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
The fragile Galapagos ecosystem may prove no match for the strong winds, heavy rains and warmer than usual ocean currents that accompany El Nino.
Large herbivores are on the decline around the globe, which could empty out some of the world's most diverse landscapes.
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
Many animals and plants hold on to existence in fragments of their former homelands, surrounded by a flood of human farms and homes.
Most reptile and bird species will lose chunks of their homelands by 2099. Only a few will stay the same or gain. Continue reading →
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 →
The killer whales of Puget Sound are one of a kind. Continue reading →
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