For the first time in a century, the wild tiger population is on the rise. On Sunday, the World Wildlife Fund reported that there are now approximately 3,890 tigers living in the wild, up from about 3,200 in 2010.
Governments and communities all over the world are preparing for global warming. Here are some of the things they’re doing to get ready for a very different world. Global warming is changing…
This morning, China’s capital issued its first-ever pollution “red alert.” Beijing’s Municipal Bureau of Environmental Protection declared that the city’s hazardous smog has reached the highest possible warning level.
From the killer fish that can live on dry land to the thousand-pound wild pigs with teeth to match, here are nine of the most terrifying invasive species that are threatening American wildlife–and humans.
As pest-infested ships from distant lands pull into port and uncaring pet owners release their imported animals into the wild, a number of invasive species have made their escape onto American soil. With their hefty appetites, aggressive natures, and will to survive, many of these truly frightening animals are driving our native species nearly to the point of extinction.
Without their natural predators, these invasive species are free to thrive in their newfound environment–and wreak havoc. These are nine of the most alarming invasive species that are putting our habitats, our wildlife, and sometimes even ourselves in danger…
The issue of food waste has picked up some considerable buzz recently, and rightly so. The problem goes far beyond simply appreciating the food that is in front of you. In fact, food waste–which is any uneaten food or food preparation scraps from residences, businesses, and other institutions–is a serious global economic, environmental, and moral issue. The world population is projected to hit 9.6 billion by 2050. Unless food waste is reduced, we simply will not be able to feed everyone.