Child and slave labor, military aggression, and profiteering have all been found to arise from declining animal populations, especially in the underdeveloped countries. Now experts are claiming that the "unprecedented loss of wildlife" seen within the last few decades is ushering in new conflict and human tragedy.
Experts are worried that an unusual and invasive species of ant is moving across England, bullying out local species while threatening utilities with their unhealthy attraction to electricity.
The new Minnesota Viking's football stadium, with its large glass windows, could be a "death trap" for birds that fly through the area during their annual migration, the Audobon Society warned.
A pair of rare Amur leopards, said to be the rarest big cats in the world, were born in the UK's Twycross Zoo, officials announced Wednesday.
The mayflies are coming! And their swarms are so massive that they look like one big rainstorm on local weather radars.
A new report was just released that details specifically how East Coast parts of North Carolina face significant dangers from rising sea levels. Extreme flood conditions are the main concern - an issue that some Carolinians want to stay in the dark about for fear of what new data will do to their property value.
Wildlife refuges in the Northwest and Hawaii will be "phasing out" a class of pesticides suspected to be causing severe damage to pollinator populations, planning to have the pesticides completely out of these protected areas by the start of 2016.
The United Kingdom is sticking to its guns, and will maintain its goal to cut carbon emissions in half of 1990 levels by 2027, Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced Tuesday - a target political opposition says will be difficult to meet.
Staying awake all night to study for a test might be a bad idea! A new study shows that lack of sleep can lead to memory problems.
Last week, a massive great white shark was found bead between Geraldton and Shark Bay, Western Australia with no visible wounds or infection on its body. Now, investigators are reporting an unusual cause of death - over eating.
Marking the 45th Anniversary of Neil Armstrong's "one small step," the National Security Archive revealed several declassified documents that, among other things, showed that the US had considered militarizing and even blowing up the Moon.
Though you may think that great white shark sightings would detract Cape Cod beachgoers, the ferocious predators are in fact boosting tourism in the area, increasing sales for shark paraphernalia as well as local boat tours.
Florida's ecosystem may be undergoing some major changes thanks to sixth-grader Lauren Arrington's research on lionfish, an invasive species.
Birthdays are always special, but none quite get the same fanfare that Snooty the manatee, the world's oldest sea cow, gets each and every year.
A bright fireball streaking across the sky was spotted by more than 90 witnesses last Thursday night, sparking discussion and speculation as to what it was. The American Meteor Society (AMS) says it was likely a small chunk of space debris, but is waiting for official data to confirm.