A consensus is emerging among scientists that the rate of global warming has slowed over the last decade. While they are still examining why, many researchers believe this phenomenon is linked to the heat being absorbed by the world’s oceans.
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Better Place was touted as one of the world’s most innovative electric vehicle start-ups when it launched six years ago.
In recent decades, European fisheries policy has been a slowly unfolding environmental disaster.
Renowned biologist George Schaller has been traveling to the Tibetan Plateau for nearly three decades, studying its unique wildlife.
The Netherlands’ system of dikes and sea gates has long been the best in the world.
With activists killed in Brazil, Cambodia, the Philippines, and elsewhere, 2012 may have been the worst year yet for violence against those working to protect the environment.
Last month, six white rhinos were captured at a private game reserve in South Africa and transferred to a quarantine facility for relocation to neighboring Botswana, which has lost its entire rhino population to poaching.
In a paper released this week, the world’s leading polar bear scientists say the time has come to consider drastic measures to save these iconic animals ....
Scientists are only beginning to understand the impacts of mercury contamination on birds, fish, and other wildlife populations.
The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China.