The male rhino was shot in the head and left to die after poachers gouged its horn.
Groundwater in a south Asia basin provides drinking and irrigation water for 750 million, but 60 percent of it is no longer usable.
Nepal’s “mad honey” not only induces hallucinations but also treats hypertension and diabetes.
A year since a major earthquake hit Nepal, are grief and devastation the only things left?
An earthquake that starts out in one spot could more easily than thought leap to a nearby fault and create double earthquakes, as happened in Pakistan in 1997, says a new study. This could have impacts for Los Angeles.
A detailed genetic analysis suggests that Central Asia was home to the world’s first domesticated dog.
A look at what happens to the human body while scaling Mount Everest, 29,029 Feet Above Sea Level.
It turns out that even weeks, months, and years after an earthquake, an area can have an increased chance of landslides following the additional shake-up of heavy rain. The earthquake caused the slide, though.
In order to monitor monkeys that come into close contact with humans and may spread pandemic-causing diseases, scientists have found a new way to test the primates.
Mount Everest's glaciers may disappear almost entirely by the year 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new study warns.
It's been more than a week since the developing world of Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Aid and recovery efforts are now in full swing, and NASA, of all groups, seems to be one of the first to provide information that's uniquely valuable to responders.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know that an incredibly destructive 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the small country of Nepal over the weekend, killing more than 5,000 (according to official estimates) people and injuring 10,000. Now one risk researcher is saying that it should have been expected, while other experts are saying that the damage is bound to be much worse than initial reports are claiming.
Severe flooding crashed through Nepal and India within the past few days, killing more than 160 people and destroying thousands-upon-thousands of homes. More than 130 people are still missing, according to international press. Experts warn this kind of event is not uncommon, and may even be increasing in frequency.