For the first time in two decades, the adorable Ili pika has been spotted in its habitat in the Tianshan mountains. Conservationists are now raising awareness and calling for support in protecting the species, which is teetering on the edge of extinction.
Over 1,000 languages are severely or critically endangered, according to UNESCO, and some scientists are saying economic growth is driving language extinction. But what might be the consequences of less language diversity?
After 15 years of below-average water levels, Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron are now well above normal, suggesting that climate change's impact on the fourth seacoast may be more complicated than previously thought.