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Missing in Costa Rica: female crocodiles


Male crocodiles suddenly outnumber females. That’s not good news for the species.

Chile suffers drought too


We have a problem: The science behind rising seas


Japan’s version of gets reamed for selling illegal ivory and whale products

Meet the 66 million-year-old ‘chicken from hell’


This is what politicians debating global warming will look like soon


Awesome new street art unintentionally shames our leaders into paying attention to climate change.

Killing tigers to entertain the rich and other recent animal outrages


There’s been a lot of depressing animal news lately.

8 scary (but very real) risks we all face if climate change goes unchecked


Global temperatures just 2 degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial levels would carry ‘considerable’ risks, while temperatures 4 degrees higher would bring ‘catastrophic’ change

Understanding Chile’s quake and why to expect more like it


The Pacific’s Ring of Fire means more quakes are inevitable from Alaska to South America and Japan.

This is how the US Navy tortures whales to death


Have you ever had a panic attack? How about blood coming from your eyes and ears?