Some 150 bison will be slaughtered over the next few days. Despite reservations, officials at Yellowstone National Park will likely have to kill hundreds of bison by winter's end.
US Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Thursday that the population of Louisiana black bears has recovered enough for the animal to be taken off the list of threatened and endangered species.
The company's move is part of a broader divestment campaign led by environmental groups looking to move the global economy beyond fossil fuels.
Climate change could spell increased precipitation for both dry and wet climes alike, according to analysis of 60 years of weather observations in the wettest and driest regions of the globe.
Farmers in sub-Saharan Africa could soon see staple crops begin to fail as the climate changes. Taking steps to transform current practices now could avert a future food crisis.
Economists suggested that the world's top emissions producer may have achieved climate goals 16 years ahead of schedule, in a paper published Monday. China's climate change envoy begs to differ.
Brushes with America's national bird are becoming increasingly common as their numbers rise.
Although February resulted in less-than-hoped-for rainfall for the scorched West Coast, forecasters predict that March will deliver some much-needed drought relief.