(CNN) — Environmentalists warn that a large "ghost net" is floating in Hawaiian waters that could threaten marine life and cause severe damage to boats if not removed soon. Ghost nets are massive fishing
(CNN) — As many as one million seabirds died at sea in less than 12 months in one of the largest mass die-offs in recorded history -- and researchers say warm ocean waters are to blame. The birds, a species
(CNN) — An ancient grove of pine trees whose ancestors are thought to have stood tall among dinosaurs some 200 million years ago has been saved from Australian bushfires in a covert firefighting mission.
When scientists in the 1990s measured the amount of ice melting off the Greenland Ice Sheet, they observed it losing 25 billion tons of ice per year. Now a consortium of 89 polar scientists from 50 scientific
The increasing frequency of wildfires in Canada’s boreal forest may be permanently changing one of the largest intact ecosystems left on Earth, research suggests. “We feel pretty confident these effects
ROSARIO, Mexico — No one knows when millions of monarch butterflies began crisscrossing North America, spending their winters clustered on the same hillsides in Central Mexico, a blaze of orange wings
(CNN) — There's at least one Asian giant hornet, the largest pest of its kind, buzzing around Washington state, and it's scaring locals silly. But it's not here to prick people -- it's much hungrier honeybees.
If you were a meerkat, this photo would be terrifying. Sure, those itsy bitsy paws are adorable to us. But this is serious business to a meerkat—this is a war dance. Yes, the real-life Timons in this are
This year, a gecko, a songbird, and a minnow joined the short list of recovered American endangered species. As the decade draws to a close, one little reptile is going out on a high. After 37 years as