Although sperm whales have not been driven to the brink of extinction as have some other whales, a new study has found a remarkable lack of diversity in the maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA within the species.
Deforestation is necessary to feed the growing global population – this is a common believe that has now been disproved by researchers of the Institute of Social Ecology, Vienna. In a study published in Nature Communications ...
New research in north-central Mongolia illuminates the effects of global climate change on certain vulnerable species of salmon.
Scientists have shown for the first time that common bird populations are responding to climate change in a similar pronounced way in both Europe and the USA.
The Balearic shearwater, Europe's most endangered seabird, is 'on the road to extinction', according to an international team of scientists.
A ballooning world population, projected to hit 10 billion around 2060, is raising public concerns, according to a new study by the University of Southampton.
By 2050, the global population is expected to increase to 9.6 billion people. The world will need more nutritious, affordable, and environmentally sustainable food—exactly what the EU funded project PROTEIN2FOOD has committed ...
Sea turtle eggs laid in the sand of beaches in Panama risk getting fried before hatching because of rising temperatures, an environmental protection group in the Central American country is warning.
Americans are hot but not too bothered by global warming.
Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have dropped by about half in the past four decades, with fish critical to human food suffering some of the greatest declines, WWF warned Wednesday.