Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation,
China is about to announce the findings of its latest giant panda ‘National Survey’, a once-a-decade census that aims to put a figure on the number of giant pandas left in the wild. Will the figure be
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The award-winning French architect and urban planner discusses the joy of designing across many platforms. With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree
About a third of the world's soil has already been degraded, Maria-Helena Semedo of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) told a forum marking World Soil Day. The causes of soil destruction include
Environmental officials in India and Bangladesh fear lasting damage will be done to Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest Environmental authorities have been placed on high alert amid fears major
Not much is known about the vaquita, a sleek mammal unique to the Sea of Cortez, other than that it is the smallest and most endangered porpoise in the world. Scientists believe there are only 97 vaquitas
A stark depiction of the threat hanging over the world’s mammals, reptiles, amphibians and other life forms has been published by the prestigious scientific journal, Nature. A special analysis carried
Wildlife Meet Jeneria Lekilelei, a young Samburu warrior who comes from the Sasaab area in Westgate Community Conservancy, Samburu, Kenya. Jeneria started working with Ewaso Lions in 2008 as a Lion Scout
By Joel Achenbach Joel Achenbach Reporter covering science and politics Email Bio At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a “safe operating space” for human beings.
Hunters say their permits support conservation, but critics disagree. Is an American hunter who's planning to shoot an endangered black rhino in Africa and who wants to bring its head home as a trophy
Science & InnovationLaelaps The La Brea asphalt seeps are famous for the predators found entombed there. Dire wolves and the sabercat Smilodon – the site’s mascot – are the exotic Ice Age stars that everyone
World LONDON — It's a decades-old war, but conservationists and poachers alike are using 21st century technology like GPS and drones in their fight to protect endangered wildlife on the plains of Africa.
An asteroid a third of a mile across will pass close by Earth on 26 January. Codenamed 2004 BL86, the asteroid is expected to reach a point about 745,000 miles from our planet, or three times the distance
Zebras in warmer climates sport more stripes, perhaps to keep them cool or healthy. A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but some zebras change their stripes. Zebras in warmer places have more