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Science & Technology
June 22, 2020
Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa
A camera trap photo of an injured tigress and a forensic examination of its carcass revealed why the creature died: a ...
June 18, 2020
Voices of protest, crying for change, ring across US, beyond
They are nurses and doctors, artists, students, construction workers, government employees; black, brown and white; young and ...
June 16, 2020
Panda escapes from enclosure at Danish zoo; returned safely
One of Copenhagen Zoo’s giant pandas escaped from its enclosure early Monday and roamed the park before staff were able to ...
June 10, 2020
Pandemic hampers raising rare whooping cranes for the wild
The COVID-19 pandemic is drastically reducing the number of young whooping cranes to be released this fall to help bring back ...
June 09, 2020
EU urged to act against pesticides to fight insect decline
Environmental groups are urging the European Union to take drastic action to protect insects, saying in a report Tuesday that ...
June 08, 2020
Tourist rescued after being trapped 6 days in well in Bali
A Ukrainian man who fell into an abandoned well and broke his leg while being chased by a wild dog on Indonesia’s tourist ...
June 07, 2020
Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered species
Biologist Carlos Ruiz has spent a quarter-century working to save golden lion tamarins, the charismatic long-maned monkeys ...
June 06, 2020
The Latest: China orders pangolin protection amid pandemic
BEIJING — China is ordering its highest level of protection for the armadillo-like pangolin as part of its crackdown on the ...
June 02, 2020
Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race
The global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions: How much must the shots rev up someone’s immune ...
May 31, 2020
Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur
Autumn was closing in fast on northern Nevada when Martin Sander took one last look around the excavation site in the Augusta ...
May 29, 2020
12-meter long fin whale washes up dead on UK beach
Police have urged people to stay away from a 40-foot (12-meter) long whale, believed to be a juvenile, that washed up dead ...
May 28, 2020
German police investigating find of ape body parts in forest
German police say the grisly find of an ape’s hand and foot in a forest west of Munich appears to be less nefarious than ...
May 27, 2020
Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation
The verbal dispute between a white woman with an unleashed dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally ...
May 25, 2020
Baby gorilla badly injured in family skirmish at Seattle zoo
A baby gorilla was badly injured at a Seattle zoo on Saturday when he was caught in a skirmish between his family group ...
May 22, 2020
Biden accuser's life marred by abuse and financial hardship
One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been ...
May 21, 2020
Officials: Loon killed bald eagle by stabbing its heart
A bald eagle died last year in Maine after being stabbed through the heart by a loon, wildlife officials said. A biologist ...
May 18, 2020
Austrian minister thanks elephant that aided virus guidance
Austria’s economy minister has become the symbolic godmother of a young elephant, in a nod of thanks after the government ...
May 16, 2020
The Latest: New Orleans begins to reopen
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, ...
May 14, 2020
VIRUS DIARY: Lockdown, loneliness and a difficult goodbye
On the last night of her life, my cat watched fireworks and flaming paper lanterns illuminate the dark New Delhi skies.
May 13, 2020
VIRUS DIARY: On a river, with rod and reel, he finds peace
The Catskills village that calls itself “Trout Town USA” is all but a ghost town this spring. Fishing shops in Roscoe, New ...
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