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10,000 turtle hatchlings released back into the wild

Fantastic news for turtle conservation as thousands of olive ridley turtle hatchlings start their tough journey into adulthood with a little help …

Into the Wild

Endangered one-horned rhino dies after poacher attack in Nepal

Attackers bypassed anti-poaching measures at Chitwan National Park.<p>An endangered rhino has been killed and deprived of its horn after poachers shot …

Manatees are no longer classified as 'endangered' species

Manatees are no longer an endangered species and have been reclassified as “threatened”.<p>The numbers of the aquatic mammals - sometimes known as sea …

Marine Mammals

Taking manatees off the endangered species list doesn't mean we should stop protecting them

Come for the sea cow pictures, stay for the environmental policy<p>The fightin’ sea cows are making a comeback. Manatees have been on the endangered species list since 1972, but in the last few years they’ve been more abundant than ever. So abundant that they may have their status downgraded to …

Marine Mammals

What are the main causes of air pollution?

<b>Air gets polluted when gases, fumes, dust particles, smoke or odour are introduced into the Earth’s atmosphere, resulting in diseases, allergies and</b> …

Pollution

Off South Africa's coast, great white sharks are threatened

GANSBAAI, South Africa (AP) — On the edge of a boat off this coastal village, Michael Rutzen stubs his cigarette into a soda can and stares pensively out to sea.<p>He has free-dived with great white sharks for nearly 20 years, and he has never known it to be this difficult to find them.<p>Extensive …

Megastorms vs. megadroughts: Climate change brings a potentially devastating “atmospheric river” to California

After years of drought, the Golden State is hit by epic storms — and it’s just the beginning of climate chaos<p>As the incoming Trump administration turns Washington increasingly freakish and bizarre, reinventing government as reality show, Mother Nature is doing something equally dramatic 3,000 miles …

Here Are All The Risks of Climate Change in a Single Graph

Prepare yourself.<p>Whether you like it or not, climate change is happening, and most scientists agree that it's been exacerbated by human …

New Study Confirms There Was No Global Warming Hiatus

Between 1998 and 2012, the average global temperature of the ocean seemed to hold steady, halting its decades-long climb. Known as the “global …

Global Warming Alarmists Claim A Scalp, Drive Skeptical Scientist From University

Officially, Judith Curry is retiring from the School of Earth and Atmospheric Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. But it's not because …

NOAA Scientists Didn't Cook The Books On Climate Change, Study Finds

New research shows the whole global warming "hiatus" is still hogwash.<p>New research has further eroded a go-to argument from climate change deniers: that there’s been a significant slowdown, or hiatus, in global warming.<p>In June 2015, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …