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04-08-2024
Tiktaalik fossil discovery reveals how fish first walked onto land
The evolution of walking, a crucial phase in the journey from water to land by our ancient ancestors, marks one of life's most significant evolutionary transitions. Recent research on Tiktaalik fossils has recently enhanced our understanding of a pivotal shift in evolution. This fossil, dating back 375 million years, serves as a pivotal link in our understanding of evolution. It represents a key transitional form between fish and the vertebrates that would eventually inhabit the land. Spearheaded by a team including Penn State biologist Tom Stewart, this...
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04-22-2017
Good News! A round-up of environmental preservation progress
Happy Earth Day! The planet is warming, seas are rising...
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04-21-2017
730,000 elephants missing, believed to have been poached
Africa’s protected areas are missing 730,000 elephants which are believed...
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04-21-2017
Wildlife groups seek endangered status for giraffes
Five major wildlife protection groups Wednesday asked the U.S. Fish...
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04-20-2017
March second warmest on record, agency says
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Wednesday the...
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04-20-2017
BP Oil Spill damage to natural resources estimated at $17.2 billion
The 2010 BP Horizon oil spill inflicted an estimated $17.2...
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04-18-2017
New crack appears in massive Greenland glacier
One of Greenland's largest glaciers may have an unexpected new...
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04-12-2017
Road salt runoff killing Twin City lakes
In 30 years, lakes in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area...
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04-11-2017
Bed bugs becoming increasingly resistant to insecticides
Try not to worry about this too much as you...
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04-10-2017
Massive permafrost thaws may be too late to stop
A new international research study led by climate change experts...
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04-10-2017
Marine jellies were the first animals, not sea sponges
Comb jellies steal title of oldest animals, sparking outrage amongst...
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04-10-2017
Rhinoceros horns worth $3 million seized in Malaysian airport
It was a heartbreaking find at the Malaysian airport in...
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04-03-2017
New toxin taxes will hit UK diesel drivers
A series of steep toxin taxes which could affect millions...
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