An extraordinary new species of arachnid, resembling a spider with a tail, has been discovered in amber from Myanmar (formerly Burma), of mid-Cretaceous age, around 100 million years ago.
A new analysis rules out the worst case scenario. But without radical change, we’re still in plenty of danger.
EPA administrator says ‘There are assumptions made that because the climate is warming that necessarily is a bad thing’.
Pointing to the recovery of the ozone layer as humanity’s one great triumph of environmental remediation may have been premature, a new report warns.
Most species of crayfish reproduce the same way that humans do: by having sex. But one species of crayfish that evolved out of the pet trade can do something unique—clone itself—and this ability has led populations of the crustacean to spawn out of control.
Polar bears could be sliding towards extinction faster than previously feared, with the animals facing an increasing struggle to find enough food to survive as climate change steadily transforms their environment.
The carmaker Volkswagen has suspended its head of external relations and sustainability after admitting that he had known about experiments in which monkeys were locked in small chambers and exposed to diesel exhaust.
An orca, or killer whale, in France can vocalize several English words, suggesting the species is capable of mimicking human speech.
UK survey finds 532 types – far more than older textbooks suggest should be out
Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.