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A failure to resolve conflicting amendments in the Clean Air Act about 26 years ago could imperil the president’s signature climate change policy.
A conference in South Africa could make the trade in pangolin illegal.
Two voyages to the Northwest Passage, separated by nearly two centuries, underscore the big changes underway in the Arctic as the planet warms.
The telescope, which officially began operating on Sunday in a majestic but poor part of Guizhou Province, embodies China’s ambitions as a scientific power.
Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.
As the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.
President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.
A hedgehog officer explains how to help hedgehogs in your garden
Mr. Garman was at a back-room console on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong told mission control of a possible computer systems overload. “As long as it doesn’t reoccur, it’s fine,” Mr. Garman said.
The researchers whose work led to Tom Brady’s suspension have never spoken publicly. Now they’re eager to say they were right, no matter what Patriots fans believe.
The world's biggest conference on species protection has opened in South Africa amid differing views on the survival of elephants.
Horses have joined a select club of animals that can communicate by pointing to symbols, say scientists.
Technology has helped make them more sustainable than at any time in history.
Two skeletons have been discovered in a London graveyard which could change our view of the history of Europe and Asia.
Paul U. Unschuld has done more to promote Chinese medicine than perhaps any other Westerner, but he sees it more as a clue to the culture than as an exotic cure.
The appeal by Yichang officials, coming so soon after the end of the national one-child policy, was met with howls of amazement and resentment on social media.
The body tasked with managing trade in endangered species will oppose efforts to increase global protection for elephants, saying it could spark a new trade in ivory.
That map of Australia you have? It’s wrong. And the whole country is going to officially relocate north to correct the error.
Flu carried by migratory birds poses a risk to penguins living in Antarctica, scientists warn.