Climate change is often relegated to simply being an environmental issue, instead of a problem that impacts every aspect of our lives, from economies to energy systems, to what food we eat — even national security. This week, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was tapped by […]
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Vancouver Island marmots may just be the antidote required for the dystopian times we are living in. If you must be trapped inside during this current winter of discontent, alone at a desk, scrolling through hours of video—best it be watching one of the most endearing animals on […]
Other otters have won hearts and donations for the aquarium, but this is no ordinary Joey. The pup’s 24/7 livestream made him a social media sensation during the pandemic. Watch the live stream here: The otter pup’s tiny front paws, downy fur, baleful squeaks and generally heart-bursting cuteness […]
Laughing is a major milestone that chimp babies typically reach between 12 to 16 weeks. What a big smile!
There has been a recent spray of positive news for the beleaguered right whale. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in the United States announced nearly $500,000 in investments to help reduce threats to the North Atlantic right whales and other marine life off the coast of […]
After an almost complete absence for over half a century, Antarctic blue whales are returning in numbers to the waters surrounding South Georgia island in the south Atlantic. An international team led by Susannah Calderan of the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has collected 58 sightings of the giant […]
The ocean floor of the South Pacific contains traces of ancient dust that may have changed Earth’s very climate, and new research suggests it came all the way from beneath ice-age glaciers of what is now Argentina. Whipped up by strong westerly winds some 20,000 years ago, these […]
Lion pride hunts for cubs in Africa’s Savannah. The Savannah is a complex web of life, from the plants at the bottom of the food chain to the predators at the top. Stories of life and death have unfolded on these plains for millions of years.
Jeff Bezos named 16 environmental organizations that will get the first chunk of his $10 billion fund for climate action on Instagram recently. Collectively, they’ll get $791 million from the richest man on Earth, although Bezos did not specify how much would go to each group. “I’ve spent the past […]
Even if humanity stopped emitting greenhouse gases tomorrow, Earth will warm for centuries to come and oceans will rise by metres, according to a controversial modelling study published Thursday. Natural drivers of global warming — more heat-trapping clouds, thawing permafrost, and shrinking sea ice — already set in […]