In 1998, a bleaching event wiped out over 10 percent of the world’s coral reefs. Super reefs off Kenya’s coast have shown resistance to bleaching and may hold answers for reversing reef decline globally.
Many European birds are known to use Africa as their winter home. But in recent years, numerous species have decided not to return to Europe after their stay, or return in far less numbers.
Once, the ocean was thought to be inexhaustible—a limitless source of edible sea creatures. Now, many marine populations are plummeting, and perhaps no fish is currently in greater danger than the Atlantic bluefin tuna.
In the midst of sprawling human civilization, the rest of the animal kingdom often appears to have disappeared. But whether it is a lone coyote on the streets of Anaheim, or a family of raccoons passing through a swimming pool
In the animal kingdom man and dog have enjoyed a long and cherished love affair. But man and rat? Not so much. However, thanks to some clever work being done by the giant African pouched rat, the animals’ soiled reputation
Lake Chad was once one of the greatest and most dynamic wetlands in the world; today it pales in comparison. Due to irrigation usage, global warming, reduced rainfall, damming of inlet rivers and other human activity, the lake is