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Latest Environment Items
Stunned parents searching for missing children examined a row of mud-stained bodies covered with banana leaves while survivors dried their soaked belongings on roadsides Wednesday, a day after a powerful typhoon killed nearly 300 people in the southern Philippines.
The lions that roam Africa's savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in the last 50 years, as humans take their land and the lion population dwindles, said a study released Tuesday.
Rich countries are to blame for climate change and should take the lead in forging a global climate pact by 2015, a deadline that "must be met," the head of the United Nations said Wednesday.
NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," looks lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.
Last summer's Rio+20 Conference tried unsuccessfully to rivet global attention on the latest "urgent problem" of unsustainable development. This week, another United Nations five-star-hotel convention, in Doha, Qatar, is working overtime to revive climate alarmism as a "central organizing principle" for global governance.
Twin spacecraft have captured the clearest sounds yet from Earth's radiation belts _ and they mimic the chirping of birds.
Salmon that's been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes the fish can stay afloat.
After more than eight years roaming Mars, the NASA rover Opportunity is still making discoveries.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged governments to speed up talks to forge a joint response to global warming, describing it as an "existential challenge for the whole human race."