Apes Battle for Survival in the Congo
They are known as the hippies of the ape kingdom, a peaceful and affectionate species that is more interested...0
2012: Top Ten Signs of a Warming World
Another year, another set of climate records. Here are the top ten signs you are living in a warming...
As Forests Disappear, Examining the Mechanisms of Their Death
Everywhere, trees are dying. The boreal forests of Canada and Russia are being devoured by beetles. Drought-tolerant pines are...
Low-Water Rivers Offering Up Glimpse of History
Lack of rain has left many rivers at low levels unseen for decades, and while this creates problems for...
Deforestation in Amazon Is Bad News for Microbes
Scientists have found that deforestation not only affects the diversity of plants and animals, but is bad news for...
Antarctica: It’s Getting Hot at the Bottom of the Planet
One of the big environmental stories of 2012 was the record melting of sea ice in the Arctic, which...
Coral Reefs Could Be Decimated by 2100
Nearly every coral reef could be dying by 2100 if current carbon dioxide emission trends continue, according to a...
Power Company Loses Some of Its Appetite for Coal
Coal took another serious hit Wednesday — in the heart of coal country. American Electric Power, or A.E.P., the...