World lenders should set up a "Global Mangrove Fund" to protect these hotspots of biodiversity and vital sources of income, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said on Monday.
An Australian researcher who discovered a new species of flying frog near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and named it after her mother said it was a rare find so close to such a big city.
Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest – in the blink of an eye.
Scientists reported Wednesday on the bizarre sex life of a sea slug that discards its penis after copulation. Then grows a new one.
Holiday in Hawaii and one of the birds you're most likely to encounter is the chicken. You find them everywhere from beaches, to car parks and on walks through the bushland.
Scientists call for urgent need to study the impacts of biomass burning and haze on marine ecosystems in Southeast Asia
Researchers propose coordinated response plan to study these impacts for more effective management of threatened marine ecosystems
Nasdaq has opened a customer service center in the Philippines.
(Phys.org) -- A certain species of yeast that UC Davis researchers found in "almost all" their samples of raspberries and cherries infested by the spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) may lead to a better lure to ...
From a devilish-looking bat to a frog that sings like a bird, scientists have identified 126 new species in the Greater Mekong area, the WWF said in a new report detailing discoveries in 2011.
Max Planck researchers describe Denisovan genome, illuminating the relationships between Denisovans and present-day humans.