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UK planning to reintroduce insects
NASA: 2009 second warmest year on record
Will it be possible to feed nine billion people sustainably?
Decline in fog threatens California's redwoods
Could toxins from plantation trees be causing cancer?
Chile Earthquake one of the 10 strongest ever recorded
High Arctic species plummeting across the board, others Arctic residents on the rise
Drought crippling southwest China
Camouflage expert discovered in Cambodia
Depopulation may be harming the Amazon rainforest
Guerrillas could drive gorillas toward extinction in Congo, warns UN
US Eastern forests suffer "substantial" decline: 3.7 million hectares gone
Brazil suspends Amazon dam project
Gulf of Mexico oilspill spreads
A day to celebrate (and save) the world's amphibians: the 2nd Annual Save the Frogs Day
World's 'number one frog' faces extinction from New Zealand government
'Prepare for war': tensions rising over Brazil's controversial Belo Monte dam
Greener palm oil arrives in the United States
Backbone of marine food chain in alarming decline
Myanmar creates world's largest tiger reserve, aiding many endangered Southeast Asian species
Vampire killing spree in Peru
Massive oil plume discovered in the Gulf
Ecuador's tallest waterfall to be destroyed by Chinese dam
Indigenous tribes, ranchers team to battle Amazon fires
Free entrance to national parks this Saturday
Rivers worldwide in peril
Obama science advisor wields evidence to undercut climate change deniers
Massive logjam in Borneo blocks Malaysia's longest river
Island nation announces Mongolia-sized sanctuary for whales and dolphins
Space tourism will worsen climate change
Picture: new monkey discovered in Myanmar
Tropical agriculture "double-whammy": high emissions, low yields
Biological shocker: snake reproduces asexually
Amazon biodiversity older than believed
Unprecedented tundra fire likely linked to climate change
Hairy enigma of the Serengeti photographed again
NASA images reveal disappearing mangroves worldwide
Breaking all of life's rules: scientists discover bacteria that can survive on arsenic
Mountain gorilla population up by 100 individuals
Finland forest protected: 80,000 hectares of green cover rescued from industrial logging
NASA releases global warming map
New legislation places US at forefront of shark conservation
Growing Atlantic dead zone shrinks habitat for billfish and tuna, may lead to over-harvest
U.S. bumble bees experiencing significant declines
Mediterranean Sea may be polluted with 250 billion microplastics
Meat producers should replace cattle with insects, scientists say
"End of Days" bird kill just a fraction of real death toll
Amount of carbon absorbed by ecosystems each year is grossly overstated, says new study
American cougars on the decline: 'We’re running against the clock,' says big cat expert
Egyptian jackal is actually ancient wolf
World Bank offers to save Serengeti from bisecting road
Bushmeat trade pushing species to the edge in Tanzania
Gulf of Mexico bottom still coated in oil, recovery long way off
Eastern cougar officially declared extinct
Birnam Wood in the 21st Century: northern forest invading Arctic tundra as world warms
Elephants cooperate as well as chimps
Japan's earthquake disaster may boost rainforest logging in Borneo
Serengeti road project opposed by 'powerful' tour company lobby
Photos: penguins devastated by oil spill
New land snail invading Singapore requires swift action
World Bank proposes to limit funding to coal plants
Vietnam creates reserve for newly-discovered, nearly-extinct mammal, the saola
Demand for gold pushing deforestation in Peruvian Amazon
Brazil's forest code debate may determine fate of the Amazon rainforest
Belief and butchery: how lies and organized crime are pushing rhinos to extinction
On the edge of extinction, Philippine eagles being picked off one-by-one
Photos: Cambodians rally as 'Avatars' to save one of the region's last great rainforests
Amazon mega-dam gets final approval
Over 900 species added to endangered list during past year
Brazilian government: Amazon deforestation rising
Animal picture of the day: humpback whale breaching
Proposed changes to Brazil's Forest Code could hurt economy
Are Birds Smarter than Lizzards?
Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised
Incredible! A picture of the long lost rainbow toad
Oil horror in Nigeria: 30 years, one billion dollars to clean-up
Arctic open for exploitation: Obama administration grants Shell approval to drill
Amazing recovery, Blue iguana back from the dead
SHARE: print Lessons from the world's longest study of rainforest fragments
World nations see six all-time record high temperatures, no lows so far in 2011
Indigenous protestors embark on 300-mile walk to protest Amazon road in Bolivia
Madagascar may authorize exports of illegally-logged rosewood
Scientists discover massive underground river 13,000 feet beneath the Amazon
New 'demon' bat discovered in Vietnam
New plan to restore 150 million hectares of forest
Amazon Deforesting Result
Famine in Africa: Can Reforestation Improve Food Security?
Converting rainforest to cropland in Africa reduces rainfall
Scientists confirm ancient Egyptian knowledge: Nile crocodile is two species
Deepwater oil spill likely to hurt fish populations over decades
Marshall Islands creates world's biggest shark park
SHARE: print 'Indisputable proof' of Yeti discovered
If camera traps don't prove existence of Bigfoot or Yeti nothing will
Giant one-celled organisms discovered over six miles below the ocean's surface
Bat-killing culprit identified by scientists
Toymaker Hasbro cuts deforestation from its supply chain
Last year's greenhouse gas emissions topple worst-case scenario
First ever survey shows Sumatran tiger hanging on as forests continue to vanish
40% of Madagascar's reptiles at risk of extinction
Monarch butterflies decline at wintering grounds in Mexico, Texas drought adds to stress to migration
Orangutans in Indonesian Borneo doomed to extinction?
Bathtub-sized marine sponge rediscovered after a century of extinction
Another record breaker: 2011 warmest La Niña year ever
Deforestation and forest degradation down in the Brazilian Amazon since August
At least 74 percent of current warming caused by us
On the edge of extinction, giant ibis discovered in new region of Cambodia
Droughts could push parts of Africa back into famine
Philippines disaster may have been worsened by climate change, deforestation
Texas loses half a billion trees to epic drought
'Christmas miracle' for endangered rhinos
Weird carnivorous flower devours worms underground
New frog trumps miniscule fish for title of 'world's smallest vertebrate'
Prehistoric Peruvians enjoyed popcorn
Biofuel breakthrough: kelp could power cars
Sumatran elephant population plunges; WWF calls for moratorium on deforestation
Protecting original wetlands far preferable to restoration
Palm Oil Biodiesel and greenhouse gas emissions
Escaped pet Pythons causing decline in Everglades Wildlife
Jellyfish explosion may be natural cycle
Price of gorilla permit increases to $750/day
Arctic Warming Continuing, Approaching Tipping Point?
TransCanada to build southern half of Keystone to avoid State Department approval
Military called in to stop Cameroon elephant slaughter - but may be too late
International Labor Organization raps Brazil over monster dam
Tar sands emit more carbon than previously estimated
Two Affiliates to sever ties with paper company linked to endangered forests
Greenpeace calls for zero deforestation globally by 2020
Cloud forests may be particularly vulnerable to climate change
Smoking gun for bee collapse? Popular Pesticides
Ocean Heating over the past hundred years
Palm oil is a major driver of peatlands destruction in Indonesian Borneo
Caribbean biodiversity and the Mongoose
Over 30 Yangtze porpoises found dead in China as population nears extinction
Just how far can a polar bear swim?
'The real Hunger Games': a million children at risk as Sahel region suffers punishing drought
Charting a new environmental course in China
Rangers now allowed to shoot tiger poachers on sight in Indian state
Carbon dioxide hits 400 parts per million in Northern Hemisphere
France to ban pesticide linked to Bee Colony collapses
Atrazine to be Banned? Frogs will be happy!
Warmer forests expel carbon from soils creating "vicious cycle"
Indonesia aims to lead in Sustainable Forestry
Will UN Summit on Sustainable Development in Rio make anyone happy?
Small farmers cause substantial damage in the Amazon rainforest
'No doubt' that climate change is playing a role in U.S. fires
Poaching in the Serengeti linked to poverty, high legal hunting prices
Despite moratorium, Indonesia failing to take action on illegal palm oil plantations
Reagan Secretary of State George Shultz Supports Carbon Tax
Did Deepwater Horizon Accident contribute to Dolphin Deaths?
Saving Avatar Grove: the battle to preserve old-growth forests in British Columbia
Dozens of elephants massacred in Chad
Chart: Tropical forest loss between 2000-2005
Extreme heatwaves 50 to 100 times more likely due to climate change
King of the jungle: lions discovered in rainforests
Northwest Passage is open again - NASA
Belo Monte mega-dam halted again by high Brazilian court, appeal likely but difficult
Arctic sea ice approaches another record melt
Some Birds use a Hurricane to Fly Fast - REALLY Fast!
Brazil's controversial Belo Monte back on track after court decision overruled
Forest expands 3% in Colombia during 2000s, but loss grows in llanos region
Climate change causing forest die-off globally
Shell begins offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic
Photos: camera traps capture wildlife bonanza in Borneo forest corridor
Wildlife trade bans may be worsening trafficking of some species, argues paper
Another mishap kills Shell's Arctic oil drilling for the year
New forest map shows 6% of Amazon deforested between 2000 and 2010
The Problem with Tree Plantations
Penguin Populations Decline, Become Poster Species for Ocean Conservation
Why wasn't climate change a big topic at the Presidential debate?
Majority of Americans believe Climate Change is worsening extreme weather
Brazil forms special environmental security force to combat spike in deforestation
One in eight people suffer from malnutrition
Will we need to pull carbon out of the atmosphere to save ourselves?
Authorities confiscate 600 dead elephants' worth of ivory in Hong Kong
The Connection between Climate Change and Hurricane Sandy
"Fertilizer to Fork" Approach Contributes to Climate Change
Shocking Number of Squatters Found in Sumatran National Park
Borneo may lose half its orangutans to deforestation, hunting, and plantations
House Windows are a Threat to Birds
Great apes suffer mid-life crisis too
Forests worldwide near tipping-point from drought
Initiative Raises Money to Keep Oil Companies out of Ecuador
Savannah Ecosystems in Danger
Palm oil or lard?
China plans over 300 dam projects worldwide
Some Amazon Tree Species Found to Have Existed for Millions of Years
Extreme Weather Delays Efforts to Regain Control of Run-aground Oil Rig
An avalanche of decline: snow leopard populations are plummeting
Recovery of Atlantic Forest depends on land-use histories
Mercury Contamination Similarities Found Between Birds and People
Australia reels from record heatwave, fires
Why is SO Much Food Wasted?
Hope for the Wild Yak
Botswana, Zambia & Costa Rica Toughen Hunting Regulations to Help Endangered Species
Global Warming and the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum
'Biotic Pump' Theory Suggests Forests Drive Wind and Rain
New Research Questions Invasive Bird Introduction to Manage Tick Populations in Turkey
Sri Lanka to give poached ivory to Buddhist temple, flouting international agreements
Over 35,000 march on Washington demanding climate action and rejection of Canada's 'carbon bomb'
Is a Baby Giant Armadillo Cute? Yes!
Stress makes organic tomatoes more nutritious, sweeter
Tigers Get the Conservation Love in India
Shell suspends Arctic oil drilling for the year
Warnings of global ecological tipping points may be overstated
Starry Frog is NOT Extinct After all!
Impacts of Global Warming on Rainforest Modeled
Photographers Threatening the Already-Maligned Slender Loris
Tribe rejects payment from electricity company behind destructive Amazon Dam
8 Frogs Discovered in 1 Sanctuary
Man Caught Smuggling Over 10% of Tortoise Species' Population
Is Hemp Farming the next Green Job growth industry
Where the flamingos fly: Mumbai, apparently!
U.S. CO2 emissions falls to lowest level since 1994
Yum! Brands announces 'greener' paper policy
Norwegian Pinot Noir?: Global Warming to Drastically Shift Wine Regions
Global Forest Watch 2.0 will help monitor our forests
Civet poop coffee may be threatening wild species
A new tool against illegal logging: tree DNA technology goes mainstream
Malaysia may be home to more Asian tapirs than previously thought
Clownfish helps its anemone host to breathe
Rhinos now extinct in Mozambique's Limpopo National Park
The shady business of online wildlife trade
Climate Change is Already Affecting the Amazon
Is it possible to reduce the impact of oil drilling in the Amazon rainforest?
Unconventional swine: how invasive pigs are helping preserve biodiversity in the Pantanal
The world's largest 'waste dump' is found in the Pacific Ocean
Mount Everest glaciers have shrunk 13% in 50 years
Eat Insects To Mitigate Deforestation and Climate Change
Industrialized fishing has forced seabirds to change what they eat
Researchers Develop Highest-resolution Global Forest Cover Dataset to Date
India's hornbill conservator is awarded the "Green Oscar"
Plants re-grow after five centuries under the ice
Scientists Discover High Mercury Levels in Amazon Residents, Gold-Mining to Blame
New Study Predicts Significant Global Warming
Rainforests will survive extreme global warming, argues study
Data from NASA's Landsat 8 now available in almost real time
Difference within Common Species May Predict the Presence of Rare Animals
Saving the Tenkile
The Giant hot pink slug
Tibetan monks partner with conservationists to protect the snow leopard
Ocean acidification pushing young oysters into 'death race'
11,000 barrels of oil spill into the Amazon's Coca River
Logging may destabilize carbon in forest soils
Warming world hits fig wasps and figs
Seabirds face big problems as sea levels rise
Conserving Top Predators Results in Less CO2 in the Air
New pirate ant uses sickle-shaped mandibles to decimate rivals
Over 30 tons of explosives to be detonated in Manu National Park buffer zone
After Long Wait, Obama Lays Out Fight Against Climate Change
Indonesia's fires are a global concern
Indonesia to spend $10M on cloud-seeding scheme to slow haze
Giraffe need conservation help too!
New forensic method tells the difference between poached and legal ivory
US Initiative to Combat Elephant and Rhino Poaching in Africa
Illegal palm oil from an Indonesian national park used by Asian Agri, Wilmar, WWF report says
Chinese lose 2.5 billion years of life expectancy due to coal burning
Rising temperatures are triggering rainforest trees to produce more flowers
Forests may be using less water as CO2 rises
Forgotten Species: The Arapaima or 'Dinosaur Fish'
What is causing drop in Monarch Butterfly population?
Madagascar's rate of speciation slowing down
80% of Rainforests in Malaysian Borneo Logged
Scientists build app to automatically identify species based on their calls
Galapagos sea lions threatened by human exposure
Long-term health of Congo forests threatened by human activity
Oil palm genome mapped, could boost yields, reduce pressure on rainforests
Cheetah Don't Overheat During Hunts
Illegal marijuana cultivation threatens Nigeria's forests and chimps
Climate change has the potential for significant impacts on coffee
Meet Thor's Shrew: Scientists Discover New Mammal with Superior Spine
Two more species declared extinct in Florida
Jumbo problems for the Indian railways
Deforestation ban working in Costa Rica
Foodies eat lab-grown burger that could change the world
Old-growth trees store half rainforest carbon
Does size matter (for lemur smarts, that is)?
Hope rises as new malaria vaccine shows promise
Meet the Olinguitos!
Illegally captured parrots finally free to fly
Climate change killing harp seal pups
Pesticide Problems in the Amazon
85% of Brazilian leather goes to markets sensitive to environmental concerns
Google Earth Introduces Fish-Eye View of Coral Reefs
Trinidad and Tobago: A Biodiversity Hotspot Overlooked
Are sea turtles responsible for lower fish catches in India?
World's biggest owl depends on large old trees
Two new Species of Octocorals Discovered in the Pacific Ocean
Snake Fungal Disease Hits U.S.
Europe importing more palm oil for biofuels, raising risks for rain forests
Loose laws threaten Australia's wildlife
Global warming may 'flatten' rainforests
Indigenous people of Honduras granted one million hectares of rainforest
Leaping Legless Lizards!
Newly discovered chytrid fungus devastates salamander populations
Shark overfishing hurts coral reefs
Borneo Tribesmen Block Road as Controversial Rainforest Dam Impoundment Begins
Climate change pushing tropical trees upslope 'exactly as predicted'
Indonesia and EU sign deal to end illegal timber trade
Pet Fish Invade Ecosystem, Upending Nutrients and Impoversishing Fishers
Climate change could increase diarrheal disease in Botswana
Amphibians Evolve Resistance To Popular Pesticide
Russia Charges Non-Violent Activists with Piracy For Protesting Articl Oil Drilling
Nitrogen Fixation
Australia Officially Bans Imports of Illegally-Logged Timber
Sea and storm: coastal habitats offer strongest defense
Meeting the mammal that survived the dinosaurs
France Upholds Nationwide Ban on Fracking
Camera Traps Reveal Wealth of Small Carnivores in Gabon
The Yeti: A hoax or an ancient polar bear species?
98% of Marine Fish Headed For the Aquarium Trade Die Within a Year in the Phillippines
Armored giant turns out to be vital ecosystem engineer
'Lost' bird rediscovered in New Caledonia along with 16 potentially new species
The mystery of the disappearing elephant tusk
Renewable energy revolution will require better management of metals
Bolivia, Madagascar, China see jump in forest loss
Deforestation may hurt US agriculture, affect monsoon cycle
CO2 Concentrations Hit New High Last Year
Port development threatens Jamaican Iguana comeback
Dolphins, bats and the evolution of echolocation
Ultraviolet nets significantly reduce sea turtle bycatch
Filipino delegate: no denying climate change now
Longline Fisheries in Costa Rica Hook Tens of Thousands of Sea Turtles Every Year
Tiny algae signal big changes for warming Arctic lakes
Study estimates 400,000 seabirds are killed by gillnets
Carbon emissions set to hit new record high in 2013
Japan pledges to raise carbon emissions, not cut them
Indonesia’s National Airline Carrier Bans Shark Fins
Not all mangroves are created equal: new map reveals carbon storage hot-spots
Reversing local extinction: scientists bring the northern bald ibis back to Europe after 300 years
Majority of Big Saharan Animals Threatened by Extinction
Meat Consumption on the Rise
Scientists record primates regularly using caves for the first time
Conventional satellite imagery may underestimate forest clearing for subsistence agriculture
Average American Consumes 50,000 Pounds of Raw Material Annualy For The Stuff They Buy
Data Shows Tropical Mammals on Decline
New Tapir Species Discovered
World Sufferes Warmest November on Record
New Coral Species Discovered in French Polynesia
Bee-Harming Pesticides May Impact Human Nervous System
Global Warming Could Impact Antartic Food Chain
Down Under scorching: Australia experiences warmest year on record
Environmental Degradation Leads to Public Health Crisis
Tree Island restoration
Climate fail: Geoengineering would cool planet, but screw up rainfall patterns
Carbon Emissions in U.S. Rise 2 Percent Due to Increase in Coal
Land conflicts complicate effort to spare forests from palm oil in Borneo
Handful of Species Key to Ecosystem Health, Study Finds
One quarter of all sharks and rays are threatened with extinction
Emissions outsourced to China return to US as air pollution
Amazing discovery in Antarctica: sea anemones found living upside down under ice
Gas company to drill in Manu National Park buffer zone, imperiling indigenous people
Empresa de Gas autorizada a perforar en la zona de amortiguamiento del Parque Nacional Manu, poniendo en peligro a las poblaciones indígenas
Peatland plantations drive steep GHG gas emissions in Indonesia's Riau Province
Plantaciones en humedales influyen en las emisiones de GEI en la provincia de Riau, Indonesia
Millions of Birds Killed Annually due to Window Collisions
Millones de aves mueren anualmente debido a colisiones en ventanas
Marine Protected Areas deemed largely ineffective
Microsoft Buys Madagascar Carbon Credits
Microsoft compra Bonos de carbono de Madagascar
New Tool Will Help Revolutionize Forest Monitoring
Increased Ocean Acidification Rate Puts Polar Ecosystems at Risk
Plastic Waste Ingested by Worms Threatens Marine Food Chains
Illegal logging threatens sustainability in Mozambique
Amazon Trees Diverse in Chemicals
Los árboles del Amazonas, diversos en productos químicos
Supergene defines butterfly patterns
Cocaine: The New Face of Deforestation in Central America
La cocaína: La nueva cara de la deforestación en América Central
Can Penguins Cope with Climate Change?
Mountain Thermostats
Blame Humans: New Research Proves People Killed Off New Zealand's Giant Birds
Leftover trees enhance the biodiversity of new forests
Scientists Urge Ban On Roads In Intact Wilderness Areas
Grocery giant commits to zero-deforestation policy for palm oil sourcing
Gigante comercial se compromete a la política de cero deforestaciones para el abastecimiento de aceite de palma.
Revealed For The First Time: The Surprising Biodiversity Of Algae 'Reefs'
H&M, Zara commit to cutting rainforest destruction out of clothing production
From Seals to Starfish: Polar Bears Radically Shift Diets as Habitat Melts
City lights threaten rain forests by deterring bats
EDGE List Released: Meet the 100 Strangest and Most Endangered Birds
Human Life Expectancy Linked to Extinctions
Weird and Mysterious: Scientists Find New Shark Species
After Widespread Deforestation, China Bans Commercial Logging in Northern Forests
Congo rainforest losing its greenness, finds NASA
Eating endangered species in China could yield jail time
Comer especies en peligro de extinción en China podría llevar a la cárcel
Coral Yields Medically Useful Compounds
India, not China, has the world's worst urban air pollution
Tipping point already reached?
Scientists discover giant sperm fossilized in bat guano
El coral produce compuestos médicamente útiles.
African nation seeks $1 billion to save its rainforest
April Ties For Warmest On Record
Trawling: destructive fishing method is turning sea floors to 'deserts'
Zebras Break Record for Africa's Longest Terrestrial Migration
Intact Amazon forests show possible signs of global warming impact
La selva intacta del Amazonas muestra posibles signos del calentamiento global
Boreal forests and Climate Change: Better management practices needed
In cutting deforestation, Brazil leads world in reducing emissions
How herring populations are affected by commercial fisheries
Hope for the Indian rhino
800+ Species added to IUCN Threatened List
Cloud Forests and Biodiversity
Connecting population growth and biodiversity decline
Conectando el crecimiento demográfico con la biodiversidad
Small Elephant-Relative Spotted in Namibia
A Fine Line : New Program Predicts When Human Impact Becomes Too Much
Nuevo software predice cuándo el impacto humano será demasiado.
The Amazon: A Savannah before a Forest
La Amazonia: Una Sabana antes de ser un Bosque
Fertilizer Threatens Grasslands Globally
Two Years After Coming Into Effect, Australia Kills Carbon Tax
Turtle Talk: Exactly how do turtles communicate?
Underestimating the Impacts of Old-Growth Logging
How Did Ebola Zaire Get To Guniea?
Elephants Under The Sea
Chinese Traditional Medicine Threatens Turtle Populations
When Forests Aren't Really Forests: The High Cost of Chile's Tree Plantaions
"Global Roadmap" Created to Balance Development with Environmental Protection
Norway has biggest whaling season in over 20 years
Protected Areas Do Work, Says Study
Global Population May Surpass 13 Billion by End of Century
Chinese Now Emit More Carbon Per Capita Than Europeans
New research in Thailand finds birds and bats key to reforestation efforts
No longer able to find sea ice, walruses turn to land
Elephants worth more alive, than when they are poached for ivory
Could California Be Facing A Mega-Drought?
Is the world moving backwards on protected areas?
310 Species Added to IUCN Red List
Establishing marine protected areas to fight illegal fishing
New Report Shows Little Hope of Reaching 'Sustainable Population' in Next Century
Pollution May Cause Problems for Pollinators
New report finds bamboo may help mitigate climate change, reduce fossil fuel use, protect forests
An app to save 400 million animals
Study finds reefs reduce wave energy by 97%
Did Palm Oil Expansion Play A Role In The Ebola Crisis?
Seabirds suffer from pollutant exposure
Giant clam has giant impact
The Future of Droughts in the US Central Plains and Southwest
Biodiversity may reduce threat of disease
China bans carved ivory imports
Large animals are needed to regenerate tropical forests
Yum! Brands announces zero deforestation policy for palm oil
US-protected lands mismatch biodiversity priorities
Selective logging may underestimate carbon stock
Siaga population cut in half in less than a month
Acidic Arctic Ocean Threatens Food Web
New Sensor Tag Technology Could Link Animal Behavior and Conservation Science
Sierra Nevada snowpack at historic low
Noise pollution harms wildlife, degrades habitats
To Kill or Not to Kill: The Great Specimen Debate
Tourists may bring more home than just souvenirs
2015 Year in Review
California Methane Leak leads to State of Emergency
Acoustic Sanctuaries for Marine Mammals
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