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Delhi Is A Gas Chamber; Authorities Scramble to Combat Pollution

Delhi and its suburbs turned into a virtual gas chamber on Wednesday with dense haze and toxic air enveloping the region, forcing authorities in...

Hunted to the Brink: Mammals in Crisis

John C. Cannon | Mongabay It’s no secret that many mammals face a dire future, as we humans hunt them to satisfy our desire for...

‘Lost’ Salamander Rediscovered After 42 Years

A spectacular yellow and black colour salamander, Golden Wonder, was rediscovered in Cuchumatanes Mountain range in Guatemala by a guard Ramos Leon, at...

What Do Piranhas and Goldfish Have in Common?

The common goldfish, the tiny minnows, the fish tank favorite tetra, the famous Electric Eel, the enormous Mekong Giant Catfish that weighs in...

Octopuses Invade Welsh Beach – Here Are the Scientific Theories Why

Gavan Cooke A beach in Wales recently faced an eight-armed invasion. Over 20 octopuses were reportedly seen crawling up New Quay beach on the...

How Rise of Populism Affects Wildlife Management in US

A cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit opportunities for state fish and wildlife agencies to adapt to changing social...

New Species of Orangutan Discovered in Sumatra – and Is Already Endangered

Scientists have identified a new species of great ape on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, finding that a small population of orangutans inhabiting...

Bizarre, Ghost-Like Animal Sets New Record For Deepest Living Fish

A bizarre, ghostly fish with wing-like fins has been spotted gracefully gliding through the ocean at depths of 8,143 meters below the surface, smashing the world...

New Species of Rabbit-Like Pika Discovered in India

In the remote upper reaches of the Eastern Himalayas in Sikkim, India, scientists have discovered a new species of pika, a cute rabbit-like...

‘First Wild Bison in 250 Years’ Spotted in Germany – Then Shot Dead

Chantal Da Silva | Independent The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) says it will be filing charges against officials in eastern Germany who ordered hunters to shoot a wild bison...

Britain’s Best 15 Nature Reserves

COUNTRYFILE 1. RUTLAND WATER Rutland Set in the heart of the East Midlands, Rutland Water is one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe. Created in...

Documents Reveal Middle East Regimes Fear Food, Water, Energy Shortages

 Nafeez Ahmed  This article was produced in partnership with AlterNet and Insurge Intelligence. Learn more about Nafeez Ahmed and how to support his work. Official documents obtained exclusively...

For the First Time, Astronomers Detect Collision of Neutron Stars; Finds Origins of Light,...

In yet another interstellar feat, scientists at the LIGO detectors and the world over detected the first "ripples in space" or gravitational waves...

Asian Songbirds Vanishing Into Cages

Environment News Network The songbirds of Asia are disappearing from their native forests as increasingly wealthy Asians satisfy their desire to own a brilliantly...

Ghosts of the Vermillion Sea

Ryan Kilpatrick  You can smell Sheung Wan’s “Dried Seafood Street” long before you see it. The sharp, salty air drifts over the 200-odd shopfronts...

Meet the New Bernie Sanders Spider

Mike Gaworecki | Mongabay Several newly discovered spider species have been named in honor of US Senator Bernie Sanders and other outspoken supporters of human...




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