London conservationist Sacha Dench isn't letting these Bewick's swans disappear and she's taking it to the air for her cause. Flying in a small motorized paraglider, she is set to join thousands of swans as they start their annual migration from the Arctic to western Europe on Sept. 15.
Nine days after what was once the golden retriever Romeo’s home in Amatrice, Italy collapsed on him, his incessant barking alerted firefighters to his presence under the debris and led to his triumphant rescue.
There are days so scorchingly hot that it seems like a good idea to wrap one’s self in ice. Well, scientists have made the next best thing: plastic clothing to keep you cool and ward off the sweaty armpits for the entire day. A team of researchers from Stanford University found that polyethylene -- known to be the most common plastic in the planet -- is an effective textile material in beating the heat.
The Western Australia dibbler was thought to be extinct. However, after nearly 20 years of the repopulation program, Perth Zoo celebrated the birth of the 1000th baby dibbler named Miles.
The makeup of the Black Sea is one of a kind, but its one that is fading astonishingly fast. Like many natural disasters in recent history, global warming plays its part in the decline.
Climate change is sweeping throughout the world, but how prepared is the U.S.? A new study, one of the first ones to systematically assess how the different cities in the country are setting up for the effects of the climate change, evaluates the holes in America's defenses.
Plants have two actions: to grow and to defend itself from threats. Typically, these functions work against each other, but a group of researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) worked to craft a genetic combination that can perform both without compromising either.
It’s one of the tragic realities that beloved pets live much shorter lives than their humans. A new long-term project seeks not just to understand but to solve this distressing problem.
A new study looked closer at the way canines process speech and discovered that dogs get both words and intonation, and that they're more similar to humans than initially believed.
Tasmanian devils have been dealing with a particularly nasty form of cancer for around 20 years, but recent studies reveal there may be hope just yet as nature takes its course.
The world feels the love from Coca-Cola. The company announced that they’ve achieved having replenished back to nature and the community the equivalent of all the water used in production. This marks the first time a Fortune 500 company has achieved a water replenishing feat of this magnitude.
Biofuel is a valuable resource, and now there's a new source in play: recycled tires.
Endangered creatures need protection as soon as possible to keep the numbers from dwindling even further. It's not happening though, and the Center for Biological Diversity is taking action against the delays.
President Barack Obama's administration is coming under fire for the decision to expand offshore oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico. As the effects of the oil industry on the environment and wildlife are revealed, environmental groups and activists call out the inconsistency of the president's ruling with his climate change agenda.
Scientists are puzzled over male termites' penchant for pairing with other males when left without a female mate. Now, a recent study presents an explanation for the behavior: male termites live longer together than alone.