Tag Archives: Environment

  • 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. ...