Tag Archives: Environment

  • Report says Arctic temperatures at record highs

    Autumn temperatures in the Arctic are at record levels, the Arctic Ocean is getting warmer and less salty as sea ice melts, and reindeer herds appear to be declining, researchers reported Thursday. ...

  • A quarter of mammals at risk for extinction

    At least 25 percent of the world's wild mammals are at risk of extinction, according to a survey released yesterday. Mammals that live on land face hunting and the loss of their habitat, ...

  • World’s common birds declining

    The populations of the world's common birds are declining as a result of continued habitat loss, a global assessment has warned. ...

  • Arctic ice in “Death Spiral,” near record low

    The Arctic Ocean's sea ice has shrunk to its second smallest area on record, close to 2007's record-shattering low, scientists report. The ice is in a "death spiral" and may disappear ...

  • Where have all the birds gone?

    Ornithologists have discovered during the past few months that the European world of birds is shrinking. ...

  • China sets up highest wildlife research site in NW Qinghai

    Chinese zoologists have set up a wildlife research site in the altitude-4600 meters plateau of Qinghai, the highest in the country, ...

  • Caesar’s last breath

    We are dynamical systems that maintain recognizable form while exchanging matter and energy with our environment. ...