Acidification caused by carbon emissions could bring some oceans to a tipping point.
A striped rabbit, a rodent thought to have gone extinct 11 million years ago, a frog with green blood and turquoise bones, and a hot-pink millipede that secretes cyanide are just a few of the new species that have been discovered in the Greater Mekong Region of Southeast Asia in just the last decade, according to a new report by the WWF.
Barack Obama announced two more cabinet picks Wednesday – former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack for Agriculture secretary and Colorado Senator Ken Salazar for Interior secretary – drawing both praise and criticism from environmental groups.
Where is it, why do you want to go there, and why couldn’t I have had normal children, my mother asks.
A high-ranking Bush administration appointee in the Interior Department improperly interfered with nearly every decision on the protection of endangered species over five years, a report by the agency's inspector general has found.
With just over a month remaining in office, the Bush administration loosened federal protection of plant and animal species threatened with extinction.
Speaking at the international climate talks in Poznań, Poland, on Friday, Al Gore called for a stricter upper limit on greenhouse-gas concentrations in the atmosphere.
Barack Obama has tapped Lisa Jackson, the former head of New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection, to become the next chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to news outlets who spoke with officials close to the president-elect.
Its new emissions plan aims to cut each Californian's carbon 'footprint' from 14 tons to 10 tons a year by 2020.
Twenty-eight green groups compile 359 pages of suggestions, hoping for a green revival post-Bush.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is among the public gardens working to ensure the survival of threatened and endangered plants.