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A Canadian-led team of scientists has concluded that tropical coral reefs that feed millions around the world have lost about half their ability to support human communities since 1950.
A new report shows the world is on a “catastrophic pathway” toward a hotter future unless governments make more ambitious pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the United Nations said Friday.
The government of the Faroe Islands says it will review regulations governing its centuries-old tradition of hunting dolphins after graphic footage of the slaughter of a record catch of hundreds prompted an outcry.
Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week died after crashing into the city’s glass towers, a mass casualty event spotlighted by a New York City Audubon volunteer’s tweets showing the World Trade Center littered with bird carcasses.
More than 1,400 white-sided dolphins were killed in the Faeroe Islands in the North Atlantic this weekend as part of a traditional hunt. Animal rights activists say it is the largest single hunt of whales or dolphins ever documented.
The Southern Hemisphere ozone hole is larger than usual and already surpasses the size of Antarctica, scientists say.
A billionaire and three less wealthy private citizens are set to blast off on a SpaceX rocket at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, seeking to become the first all-civilian crew launched into Earth orbit. You can watch live here, starting 7 p.m. ET
A billionaire and three less-wealthy private citizens took off on a SpaceX rocket just after 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, becoming the first all-civilian crew launched into Earth orbit.
Nearly every nation, including Canada, is coming up short — most of them far short — in their efforts to fight climate change, and the world is unlikely to hold warming to the internationally agreed-upon limit, according to a new scientific report.
If the Conservatives are elected next week, they’ve indicated they won’t meet Canada’s updated greenhouse gas emissions target under the Paris Agreement. How much does that matter?
Billionaire Jared Isaacman, the American founder and CEO of an e-commerce firm, will lead three fellow spaceflight novices on a three-day trip to orbit the Earth set to begin Wednesday with blastoff from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.