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The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet

There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million to...

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet

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World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Hurricane Dorian may have made a species of bird go extinct In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian may have killed the last surviving Bahama nuthatches...
08:00, 2019-09-05

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.       ...
16:17, 2019-08-13

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
20:00, 2019-05-29

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
07:34, 2019-07-05

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
03:51, 2019-06-16

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
14:17, 2019-06-16

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
04:00, 2019-08-15

This Interactive Game Shows How Hard It Is To Make Autonomous Cars As we all know, making cars is hard, to say nothing of making cars that drive themselves, which is exponentially harder. I’d like to think we at Jalopnik have done an OK job illustrating for you, our dear readers, just how hard making autonomous cars has proven, but just in case we haven’t, here’s a...
21:34, 2019-09-10

Antonio Brown shows off ‘circumcised’ feet during ‘Hard Knocks’ Antonio Brown’s choice in headgear isn’t the only storyline of the NFL preseason. On Tuesday’s episode of “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders,” viewers were treated to a unique explanation regarding the receiver’s burned feet. “I got circumc...
20:51, 2019-08-14

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
16:34, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
16:34, 2019-05-22

US Open win shows hard-working Rafa Nadal is not finished yet | Kevin Mitchell Admirable Spaniard has always played in Roger Federer’s long shadow but he is still capable of generating his own lightRafa Nadal has never taken his talent for granted. Of the three players who have defined his era, he is the most humble. So, as he stands on the verge of surpassing Roger Federer’s ...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Chicago mayor warns of 'hard choices' to deal with $838 million budget deficit Chicago faces an $838 million deficit in its upcoming budget, the largest in the city's recent history, due to growing costs for personnel, pensions and debt, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on Thursday....
04:00, 2019-08-30

At a high-stakes tournament, a lucky fisherman reels in $2.6 million in cold hard cash If it's hard to believe that a fish could be worth $2.6 million, then you're not familiar with the high-stakes world of tournament sports fishing....
21:51, 2019-07-22

Newcastle set for £350 million takeover - reports "Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday."...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Apple is spending $6 billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT Apple has spent more than $6 billion on original TV shows and movies for its forthcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a Financial Times report on Monday....
02:00, 2019-08-20

Google To Pay Out $150-200 Million Over YouTube Privacy Claims: Reports Google will pay $150-200 million to settle allegations YouTube violated a children's privacy law while gathering data to better target its adverts, US media reports said on Friday....
21:17, 2019-08-31

Virgin Mary painting shows 'tears' at Chicago church facing foreclosure: reports Chicago worshippers on Monday flocked to a century-old Greek Orthodox church that is facing foreclosure to see what some say is a sign from God after a caretaker witnessed what appeared to be tears streaming from the eyes of a painting of the Virgin Mary over the weekend....
15:00, 2019-09-10

PG Walker to sign four-year, $141 million deal with Celtics: reports Three-time All-Star Kemba Walker will be in Boston on Sunday to confirm his agreement to join the Celtics on a four-year, $141 million deal, according to multiple reports....
01:00, 2019-06-30

CBOE Holdings Reports August Volume Of Over 100 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) totaled 101.72 million contracts...
06:34, 2019-05-22

Brazil rejects $20 million aid for Amazon fires pledged by G-7, reports say French President Emmanuel Macron announced Monday that the G-7 leaders agreed to set up the aid to help combat the fires.        ...
06:34, 2019-08-28

Brazil rejects $20 million aid for Amazon fires pledged by G7, reports say French President Emmanuel Macron announced Monday that the G7 leaders agreed to set up the aid to help combat the fires.        ...
17:00, 2019-08-27

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The third quarter of 2008 was the eleventh consecutiv...
03:17, 2019-05-23

419 million Facebook records containing user phone numbers exposed online: reports Facebook used to allow people to search for each other using phone numbers. The numbers are believed to have been exposed before that feature was shut down....
18:34, 2019-09-05

Hard racing not hard to call: Vettel’s Canadian GP win should have stood | Richard Williams F1 connoisseurs were virtually unanimous in their views over the penalty that not only robbed Sebastian Vettel in Canada but also ruined a classic finish between the world’s best two driversAs a simmering Sebastian Vettel stalked into the room where the top three drivers in a grand prix wipe away th...
18:00, 2019-06-10

WeWork files for IPO, shows $700 million loss in first half of year WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the first time that showed it lost almost $700 million in the first half of 2019 while doubling revenue. The preliminary filing with the US Securities and Exc...
17:34, 2019-08-14

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of WeWork, the $47 billion landlord for upscale co-working spaces, filed for its long-awaited initial public offering by revealing a $900 million loss in ...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-05-21

French thieves steal over half a million dollars worth of vintage wines from Michelin restaurant: reports Thieves in Paris made off with at least 150 bottles of wine, estimated at over half a million dollars, Monday after police say they cut a hole into the wine cellar of Michelin rated restaurant. ...
20:17, 2019-07-03

The five: extinct megafauna Following last week’s discovery of the remains of a giant bird, we look at some of the most formidable beasts on recordLast week, researchers published a paper about the remains of a giant flightless bird found in a Crimean cave. Pachystruthio dmanisensis is believed to be from a family of prehistor...
09:00, 2019-06-30

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated against diseases like Measles, Diphtheria and Tetanus la...
03:34, 2019-07-16

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet? With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct animals should we domesticate? The cat/dog paradigm ha...
23:01, 2019-06-17

Cboe Global Markets Reports Record Results for First Quarter 2018 and Raises Run-rate Expense Synergy Target to $85 Million CHICAGO, IL – May 4, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported record financial results for the first quarter of 2018....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Here's a Sad List of All the Cars About to Go Extinct From the UK's Roads Every time I hear about something like the Audi TT being cancelled and replaced by an electric car, I try to take comfort that all of the good combustion cars currently on the roads won’t be going anywhere overnight. However, this new study about the cars most likely to go extinct in the UK has me w...
05:17, 2019-05-25

No, koalas are not 'functionally extinct', but they are in trouble A conservation group has claimed that koalas are "functionally extinct". That isn't true, but many populations are falling sharply due to habitat loss and global warming...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Scientists use IVF procedures to help save near-extinct rhinos Two embryos have been created in an attempt to rescue northern white rhinosScientists have successfully created two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino in a landmark effort to save the species.The international team of researchers and conservationists drew on IVF procedures to create th...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Ways to help scabs heal Scabs form over a wound and are an important part of the healing process. Keeping the area clean and using petroleum jelly can help speed healing. Learn about these methods and more here....
04:01, 2019-07-25

It's Not Too Late for Bayer to Heal Shares of chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer have been laid low by legal liabilities from its deal for Monsanto, but the situation is likely to improve....
19:34, 2019-06-22

Eggs fertilised from final two females of near-extinct rhino Seven eggs successfully extracted from the last two remaining female northern white rhinos have been fertilised, further raising hopes that the near-extinct species could be saved....
16:00, 2019-08-27

'Extinct' creatures found alive in 'Lost City' Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem....
02:51, 2019-06-22

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
07:00, 2019-06-09

If You’re Wondering How Hard a ‘Hard Brexit’ Could Be The U.K. and the European Union are at a standoff on the terms of their divorce. With the departure of British Prime Minister Theresa May, there’s growing concern that the hardest form of Brexit, one with no deal in place at all, has become more likely. Without a withdrawal accord, the U.K. would lo...
03:51, 2019-05-25

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
18:51, 2019-05-21

The massive balloons that have made drug smuggling by plane nearly extinct RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas — It was just another Monday in 2001 when a few of the country’s top national security officials gathered inside the Pentagon to discuss taking all the air out of a program that used balloons for surveillance near the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:17, 2019-08-26

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Hurricane Dorian May Have Caused a Critically Endangered Bird to Go Extinct Over the weekend, Abaco and Grand Bahama islands took a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian when it was at its peak intensity. Its winds of 185 mph and powerful storm surge washed over the Bahamas’ islands, destroying or damaging an estimated 13,000 homes. Seven people are confirmed dead, and the death...
16:51, 2019-09-04

'Extinct' creatures found alive in Honduras' 'Lost City' Scientists studying the "Lost City" deep in the rainforests of Honduras have come across creatures thought to be extinct, including the tiger beetle....
17:17, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Ortiz’s wife says he ‘continues to heal’ SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and “continues to heal and make progress....
20:17, 2019-06-13

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
01:17, 2019-08-24

Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The......
14:17, 2019-06-30

'Elusive and cryptic' lizard may be first Australian mainland reptile declared extinct Hunt is on in Melbourne for grassland earless dragon – not seen since 1969 – after one species was reclassified as fourA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonom...
07:00, 2019-05-24

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
07:17, 2019-06-12

Mindful Consumption Of Water Can Help Us 'Heal', Says Rashi Chowdhary In her recent Instagram post, Rashi Chowdhary who is a celebrity nutritionist and an 'Inch-loss expert' talked about something called 'Water Memory'. She says we may be able to use this purported......
21:51, 2019-09-02

Saudi and UAE leaders meet to heal Yemen rift Saudi Arabia has affirmed its support for the exiled Yemini leader after UAE-backed separatists seized the southern city of Aden from forces loyal to the internationally backed government....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Can a giant island of pumice help heal the Great Barrier Reef? CNN reports a pumice stone the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia. Scientists are hoping that it carries new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's coral.        ...
17:00, 2019-08-27

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
06:00, 2019-06-19

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
20:00, 2019-07-16

England’s psychological scars will take time to heal, says Josh Hazlewood • Bowler took five for 30 during England’s 67 all out horror show• ‘If we start well again, they might think here we go again’Josh Hazlewood fancies England will take time to recover from the scars of their 67 all out Headingley horror show as Australia now look to finish them off and retain the Ash...
05:51, 2019-08-24

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft robotic hands made from jelly-like plastic are thought by scientists to be the future solution to many human needs.But being gentle and soft enough to avoid...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
06:34, 2019-07-20

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
09:51, 2019-05-24

From the archives: Floating charge curtains to heal the ozone layer 25 years ago the ban on ozone-killing CFCs had only just come into force – and we reported on an unusual plan to speed the polar ozone hole’s recovery...
21:17, 2019-05-29

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Rosalina Tuyuc Velásquez, a member of an indigenous g...
01:34, 2019-06-09

Michael Jackson’s former publicist sets up foundation to heal icon’s legacy “I don’t think any of us has been a greater victim than Michael Jackson,” publicist Raymone Bain said at a press conference in a glitzy DC hotel ballroom that bellowed with the accused child molester's music....
00:51, 2019-08-23

Resigning Scottish Conservative leader calls for respect to heal Brexit UK The unity of the United Kingdom depends on mutual respect that has been lacking in political debate over Brexit, resigning Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-08-29

Macron hopes to convince G7 leaders to halt trade war and heal divisions French president had lunch with Donald Trump ahead of the summitThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, said he hoped to convince world leaders to pull back from a trade war and heal growing divisions at the G7 summit in Biarritz, before sitting down to an impromptu ocean-front lunch alone with Donal...
18:17, 2019-08-24

How Irina Shayk Is Taking Time to Heal After Her Split From Bradley Cooper Something that has become obvious over the years: Irina Shayk is as tough as it gets. "I think now a woman has the freedom to work and to be a mom and to be herself," the......
17:34, 2019-07-23

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
20:51, 2019-06-13

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment."...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Ozone on track to heal completely in our lifetime, UN environment agency declares on World Day. At the current momentum, scientists predict the planet’s protective shield of gas - or ozone layer as we know it - will be completely healed as far as some regions of the planet are concerned, by the 2030’s, the UN’s environmental agency (UNEP) revealed on Monday....
01:51, 2019-09-17

Allison Mack said sex with cult leader would ‘heal’ molestation trauma: ex-Nxivm ‘slave’ Actress Allison Mack told a Nxivm slave who was molested as a child that the best way to “heal” was to have sex with their creepy leader, the woman testified Tuesday. “This is going to help you get rid of all your sexual-abuse trauma,” the TV “Smallville” star allegedly told then-m...
01:00, 2019-06-12

A giant pumice stone floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
14:34, 2019-08-25

Senate Dems deliver stunning warning to Supreme Court: ‘Heal’ or face restructuring Several high-profile Senate Democrats warned the Supreme Court in pointed terms this week that it could face a fundamental restructuring if justices do not take steps to "heal" the court in the near future. ...
19:17, 2019-08-13

A giant raft of rock floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
06:51, 2019-08-26

‘We are one’: Community vows to heal as police investigate motive for West Texas shootings The West Texas rampage left seven people dead and 22 people injured, including a 17-month-old girl who suffered major facial injuries but survived.        ...
20:17, 2019-09-02

Search on for 'monkey' in Texas town after reports of primate swinging through trees, attacking residents: reports Police and animal control staffers continued their search Tuesday for a loose primate that has been reportedly spotted swinging through trees and terrorizing residents in small Texas town over the past two days....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Odessa and neighboring Midland vow to heal in face of a day filled with 'the best and worst of humanity' Residents of Odessa and Midland, Texas, vow to heal and not allow shooting 'to be part of our legacy.'        ...
08:51, 2019-09-02

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Dayton tries to heal as it buries its dead: 'We didn't come here with any vengeance in our heart' At least two of the victims of the Dayton, Ohio, mass shooting were buried over the weekend as the Oregon District looks for ways to move on.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-12

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosaurus, an armoured dinosaur instantly recognisable ...
00:51, 2019-08-21

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shark can absorb blue light in the ocean and essential...
08:51, 2019-08-09

New species of stegosaur is oldest ever found The 186 million year old stegosaur, named Adratiklit boulahfa, discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is the first thyreophoran dinosaur found in North Africa....
19:17, 2019-08-22

Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge...
20:00, 2019-09-10

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
22:00, 2019-06-19

New pterosaur species had a wingspan twice the height of a giraffe Queen Mary University of London researchers just identified a new species of pterosaur that’s one of the largest flying animals ever found.       ...
23:51, 2019-09-10

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
18:34, 2019-08-06

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
12:51, 2019-08-24

Crickets crucial species in Mammoth Cave CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limestone curvatures, joking that “yoga is coming in handy” as he laid on his back to photogra...
20:17, 2019-06-09

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
02:34, 2019-08-07

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often their tireless quests overlap. Bob Foster, an Australian gem hunter, knows this better than most, a...
04:34, 2019-06-05

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
01:00, 2019-07-21

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
19:51, 2019-07-01

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
21:17, 2019-07-24

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
16:00, 2019-06-22

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
22:51, 2019-05-28

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
08:34, 2019-08-13

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
12:34, 2019-07-18

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
06:34, 2019-08-03

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Hurricane Dorian may have wiped out at least one bird species In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian was probably a disaster for local wildlife...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to the CDC, the ticks to watch out for include these:...
00:51, 2019-07-06

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:17, 2019-07-10

New electric eel species packs most powerful punch According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge....
21:51, 2019-09-17

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
00:17, 2019-08-13

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
06:00, 2019-08-13

The best TV shows on Hulu: 25 must-watch TV shows and series Hulu doesn't get enough credit. The streaming service might not have the same audience of Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, but it's not lacking in great TV shows to watch. From Seinfeld to The X-Files, The Handmaid's Tale to Atlanta, there's just as much to stream here as there is ...
23:51, 2019-07-24

The Planet Needs a New Internet When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all this until the websites go dark and the networks go down because eventually, climate c...
18:17, 2019-08-20

If Pluto Is a Planet, So Am I NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine declared Pluto a planet again in a video this week. I’m assuming Bridenstine was half-joking, since there is someone laughing in the background, and I think I see a smirk on his face. But now is as good a time as any to discuss the complicated issue of Pluto’s pla...
00:00, 2019-08-29

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup. Three proposals covering ...
02:51, 2019-08-27

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
09:17, 2019-08-14

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
15:34, 2019-06-17

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curtain” has come down....
07:34, 2019-08-19

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern than unfortunately continues to this day with no si......
01:17, 2019-09-18

| 9 black rhinos from SA relocate to Tanzania in a bid to protect species Nine black rhinos from SA have arrived in the Serengeti as part of efforts to repopulate the park with the critically endangered species, Tanzanian authorities say....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Rare Species Of Tortoise Seen In Arunachal, Second Sighting Since June Another species of "impressed" tortoise, also known as "Manouria impressa" has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year....
10:17, 2019-08-25

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. The administration was making public a final rule overhauling ...
19:00, 2019-08-12

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
19:34, 2019-06-20

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:51, 2019-07-15

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)        ...
08:17, 2019-06-17

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
00:34, 2019-07-19

New electric eel species zaps with highest voltage of any known animal A new study published in Nature Communications reveals there are actually three, one of them with the most powerful electric shock in the animal kingdom.       ...
23:17, 2019-09-11

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Colossal flying dinosaur species discovered in Canada Called the "frozen dragon of the north," a new species of flying dinosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, has been discovered in Canada. The pterosaur is thought to have had the wingspan of a small airplane....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
06:17, 2019-08-23

New species of giant salamander is the world's largest amphibian The South China giant salamander, one of two new species of giant salamander, may grow to be almost 2 metres long - making it the worlds largest amphibian...
01:51, 2019-09-17

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
21:00, 2019-06-27

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
18:51, 2019-07-31

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Teamgroup 1TB SSD is now the cheapest on the planet Head over to Newegg (rather than Amazon) in order to buy the cheapest 1TB solid state drive in the world. The Team Group L5 3D Lite costs only $76.99, a 21% drop from its non-sale price of $96.99. It comes with free shipping in the US and you won’t be able to buy it elsewhere at this price.Th...
14:51, 2019-07-12

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
14:34, 2019-06-19

We’re Eating This Planet to Death A new IPCC report is clear: If we can’t figure out how to feed our species more sustainably, climate change will accelerate and make it harder to grow food....
16:17, 2019-08-09

The Amazon: Vital for our planet The rainforest provides the whole of South America with moisture, influences rainfall patterns in the region, stabilizes the world's climate and has the richest biodiversity of any ecosytem on Earth....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
13:00, 2019-08-12

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
16:17, 2019-06-28

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law tha...
08:51, 2019-08-14

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury.Speaking after the fight, the American addressed ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrels seen scampering through southern England are a f...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
01:51, 2019-09-13

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-unknown species of arthropod with a distinctive hor...
02:34, 2019-08-04

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some species are moving into cities because their prior ha...
01:51, 2019-08-03

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast Scientists have confirmed that small, black-beaked whales spotted by Japanese whalers are an entirely new species, according to a new study.Read more......
11:17, 2019-09-05

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York ha...
10:17, 2019-07-20

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration earlier this year...
22:17, 2019-09-18

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats taking down a horse or bison in an open field. But...
00:34, 2019-08-07

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
23:51, 2019-08-23

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
17:17, 2019-06-20

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
22:51, 2019-08-12

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
10:51, 2019-08-22

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant leap Continue reading......
21:17, 2019-07-06

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Earth — and its powerful gravitational pull. But Plan...
22:17, 2019-06-21

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet Summertime is officially here, baby. You know what that means: long days, beach tans, and wild ass energy bills. Keeping cool don’t come cheap—not for your pocket and definitely not for the planet.Read more......
01:51, 2019-07-06

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
08:34, 2019-09-19

Own All Nine Planet of the Apes Movies For $35 On Blu-ray and Digital You don’t need to be a hyper-intelligent simian to know that getting all nine Planet of the Apes films on Blu-ray (including the three most recent ones in 4K) and digital for $35 is a good deal. It’s already backordered at this price though, so don’t get caught screaming “God, damn you! Damn you all...
02:34, 2019-08-20

Ways that fashion threatens the planet A growing body of research exposes the environmental hazards posed by the clothing industryLast week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per garment levy. Ministers also rejected a ban on buryin...
09:34, 2019-06-23

Planet Zoo is Frontier Developments’ next management sim Frontier Developments has excellent sims with Planet Coaster and Jurassic Park: Evolution, and now it's creating a modern zoo with Planet Zoo.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older person’s house and do a one-off task, like moving ...
13:34, 2019-06-29

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
18:34, 2019-08-17

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Surfers rally for the planet ahead of G7 Surfers gather in the French town of Guethary to raise awareness for the planet and its oceans ahead of the G7 Summit in neighboring Biarritz.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Can fashion keep its cool … and help save the planet? The catwalk world of glamour and luxury hides a business that thrives on wasteful consumerism. Now the climate crisis is forcing a rethinkIn the last days of August, an influx of slender women to midtown Manhattan signals the onset of fashion week, the biannual round of catwalk shows. After passing ...
23:51, 2019-08-31

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Newly Discovered Giant Salamander Species Is 'World's Biggest Amphibian' Researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum have identified new species of giant salamander using DNA from museum specimens. The species that is......
07:00, 2019-09-19

Australia cleared 7.7m hectares of threatened species habitat since introduction of environment act More than 90% of the land cleared was not referred to the federal government for assessmentMore than 7.7m hectares of habitat have been cleared since the introduction of Australia’s national environment act, according to new research that finds 93% of land cleared was not referred to the federal gov...
08:00, 2019-09-09

Daily on Energy: Trump administration overhauls endangered species regulations Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:51, 2019-08-12

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
03:51, 2019-08-09

Rare new shark species squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
16:00, 2019-08-27

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The vote by signatories of the Convention on Internati...
23:51, 2019-08-23

We're losing species at shocking rates – so why is conservation failing? | John Vidal One million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, yet governments are failing to stem the tideThe number of mammals, insects, amphibians, fish and birds is in steep decline, the world’s forests are on fire and the abundance of life is diminishing at rates unprecedented in human hi...
08:17, 2019-09-18

Scientists create rhino embryos in effort to save species from extinction Scientists have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female....
18:51, 2019-09-12

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont Pass, where early industry farms were built in a mi...
06:00, 2019-08-04

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zoo Global announced that mother Victoria gave birth...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Rich people buying cheetahs as pets push species toward extinction Blame social media for the population of cheetahs being wiped out. Every year, some 300 cubs are illegally trafficked out of Somaliland into the Arabian Peninsula, where they are often sold as pets through Instagram and YouTube — next to car and cellphone ads, according to the Cheetah Conservation F...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Mike Trout Throw Hard; Mike Trout Hit Hard At basically any point during any baseball season from the last eight years, it’s been possible to glance at Mike Trout’s numbers and wonder if you are looking at the work of the greatest player in baseball history. The numbers, as a whole or segmented into whatever sample size you can imagine, alwa...
03:01, 2019-07-25

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically overheating our planet for the last couple of centu...
23:51, 2019-08-01

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
17:17, 2019-06-17

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been told to put the planet before profits – not by environmental campaigners but by other multinatio...
13:34, 2019-08-27

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical pollution to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is he (cautiously) optimistic about the future?...
21:51, 2019-09-13

This planet is so hot, it's bright magenta pink GJ 504b's color isn’t the only thing that’s peaked scientists' interest about this gas giant. It's oddly far away from its star.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-09

This watery planet is the best place to hunt life we've seen so far We've spotted water vapour in the atmosphere of a distant planet twice Earth’s size. It's probably the single best place to hunt for alien life that we know of...
22:17, 2019-09-11

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, what is likely to happen to the planet, considerin...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
17:34, 2019-06-13

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” according to the UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake....
00:00, 2019-09-21

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. There are plenty of exoplanets out there that wouldn’t be comfortable for humans, but WASP-121b is a special kind of hostile, not to mention a shape ...
05:51, 2019-08-02

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing a precipice. Trees can stop us going over the edge...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks and robots on Mars. But her hobby is about as far from space as you can get...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Here’s How ‘Green Finance’ Aims to Save the Planet The field that’s become known as green finance could be at a tipping point. After a decade of explosive growth, it’s running into a perhaps surprising roadblock: a shortage of projects that are green enough. That’s set off a scramble to create a wider range of debt-market instruments and incentives....
11:17, 2019-09-06

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The image of what looks like a camouflaged rodent was spo...
21:17, 2019-07-14

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
16:17, 2019-05-30

'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tense affairs, but I wasn't sure that my sleep-deprived body and mind were......
20:34, 2019-06-12

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Welcome to the US, Greta. With your help we can save the planet and ourselves | Rebecca Solnit Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyersDear Greta,Thank you for travelling across the Atlantic to north America to help us do the most important work in the world. There are those of us who welcome you and those who do not because you...
19:00, 2019-08-29

K2-18b: every habitable planet surely has life | Letter As a new world with life-sustaining qualities is discovered, Prof Chandra Wickramasinghe discusses the likelihood that life has taken rootYour report that water vapour, perhaps even rain, has been detected in a planet in the so-called Goldilocks zone of a distant star is of no surprise because water...
22:51, 2019-09-12

Greens: Save the planet, screw the people When an environmentalist says he or she wants to “save the planet” be sure to ask: “For whom?” Because often it seems like they're not doing it for people at all....
05:00, 2019-09-06

Humans were altering the planet as early as 2000 B.C. According to a new study, the Anthropocene began some 4,000 years earlier than previously thought. Archaeological data suggests humans were responsible for significant land-cover changes as early as 2000 B.C....
23:00, 2019-08-30

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
06:34, 2019-05-22

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more......
15:34, 2019-08-16

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
13:00, 2019-06-30

World's fastest shark added to list of vulnerable species to regulate trade A record number of countries voted to restrict fishing of mako sharks in an effort to protect the endangered speciesA record number of countries have voted to protect the world’s fastest shark from extinction in a move welcomed by conservationists as a “wake up call” for fishing nations who have ign...
13:51, 2019-08-31

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth, with the risk of bites and death far greater across Asia, Africa and South America, the nation’...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Tiny shark species that squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets discovered Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
00:34, 2019-08-08

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sand access road. Three men – Christopher Takacs, Da...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
05:34, 2019-08-13

A newly identified electric eel species has the strongest shock of any living creature, study says A study published Tuesday identifies a total of three unique electric eel species that descended from one common ancestor millions of years ago.        ...
16:51, 2019-09-11

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
21:51, 2019-09-17

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:17, 2019-05-23

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:34, 2019-08-28

Erdogan says 2 million-3 million Syrian refugees can be resettled in 'safe zone' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2 million to 3 million Syrian refugees who have settled in Turkey and Europe after eight years of war at home....
21:17, 2019-09-18

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

New Planet Discovered In Orbit Of Young Milky Way Star A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system in the making, according to a study published......
01:00, 2019-08-20

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Remnants of ancient planet found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and has been studied often since then, researchers only just recently found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet and a new mineral not seen in nature. The 7-ounce red and black meteo...
10:51, 2019-09-04

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
18:17, 2019-05-21

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientists from 52 countries put together the report, which...
06:34, 2019-08-09

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery Naturalist tells MPs radical action needed to tackle crisis but attitude of young people gives him hopeThe attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicted that polluting the planet would soon be as discr...
14:51, 2019-07-09

Rogue 'forbidden' planet found in 'Neptunian Desert' Researchers have found a "forbidden" planet roughly three times the size of Earth in an area known as the Neptunian Desert, a place where it should not exist....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system Astronomers have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of the exoplanet K2-18b. They say it is the first planet beyond earth that has the potential to support life....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Why This Earth-Like Planet is a Big Step Forward in the Search for Life If planets were products their price would be tumbling. Little more than a generation ago, we knew of only eight planets in all the universe—the ones within our own solar system. Only two of them, Earth and Mars, were plausibly capable of supporting life and only one of those definitely does. ...
20:17, 2019-09-11

Astronomers spot strange, giant planet ‘unlike any other’ Astronomers have spotted a giant exoplanet that they say is unlike any other. Planet HR 5183 b has three times the mass of Jupiter and travels on an incredibly long, egg-shaped path around its star, according to Caltech, which led the research. The planet takes 45 to 100 years to complete its orbit,...
20:34, 2019-08-28

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collision with another object—possibly a dwarf planet. Rea...
14:00, 2019-05-22

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
02:51, 2019-05-23

Song of one of rarest whales on planet recorded for first time There are only about 30 north Pacific right whales left after hunters nearly wiped out the slow-moving animalsMarine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the north Pacific right whale.Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admini...
08:34, 2019-06-20

Best fitness tracker 2019: the top 10 activity bands on the planet Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best and newest devices on the market keep tabs on your workouts, heart rate, stress and everything in-between with pinpoint accuracy. Think of them as an electronic finger on the pulse, c...
15:00, 2019-07-08

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’ Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. President Trump says she “hates the United States.”...
00:34, 2019-09-11

"Pluto Is A Planet," Says NASA Administrator, Reigniting Old Debate Pluto lost its status as the ninth planet of our solar system more than 13 years ago, but there are still people who consider it to be one. Notable among these names is NASA Administrator Jim......
19:00, 2019-08-29

Water found in atmosphere of planet beyond our solar system Scientists for the first time have detected water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star, evidence that a key ingredient for life exists beyond our solar system, according to a study published on Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-09-12

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, the research team suggests that the area of pre...
00:51, 2019-06-13

How to suck water from desert air and quench the planet's thirst The global water supply is limited, and shortages will affect over 1.8 billion people by 2025. Fortunately, we've discovered a way to pull water from thin air - even in the desert...
17:17, 2019-08-02

Best fitness trackers in UAE for 2019: the top activity bands on the planet Update: We've just put a new entry into our best fitness tracker list. It's the Huawei Band 3 Pro, and you can find out where it has placed by scrolling down in our full ranking.Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best ...
15:51, 2019-07-14

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-21

Climate Protesters and World Leaders: Same Planet, Different Worlds Friday’s global climate protests put the gap between activists and many of the world leaders preparing to meet in New York City next week into stark focus....
19:34, 2019-09-21

5th Planet Games launches Dawn of the Dragons: Ascension on PC 5th Planet Games has launched its latest free-to-play PC and mobile role-playing game Dawn of the Dragons: Ascension, the sequel to Dawn of the Dragons.Read More...
11:34, 2019-08-28

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge, and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneath its thick cloud cover. ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Searching For a Way to the Home Planet In contrast to many theorists, this unconventional retelling of key parts of the Epic explores the idea that Gilgamesh was not searching for life eternal on Earth, as has been suggested as the theme of the Epic, but was instead searching for the means of transport to return to his goddess mother Nin...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in positions of power and subsequently seen it defende...
01:34, 2019-06-28

NASA boss weighs in on Pluto’s planet status One of the internet’s favorite topics of debate, at least when it comes to astronomy, is whether or not Pluto should be considered a planet. Once considered a planet, Pluto has since been “demoted” by the scientific community and is now considered a dwarf planet. Now, despite nobod...
02:34, 2019-08-28

This Football-Shaped Planet Is Leaking Heavy Metal This hot Jupiter is so close to its host star that gravitational forces are squeezing it into a football-like shape. Not only that, its temperatures are so extreme that heavy metal gases are escaping into space from the exoplanet’s atmosphere—a phenomenon never seen before until now.Read more......
05:51, 2019-08-02

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, and find out what the UN is doing to safeguard and ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

First water detected in the atmosphere of a habitable-zone planet Enlarge / An artist's impression of the planet K2-18b and its clouds. (credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser) On Wednesday, astronomers announced the first detection of water in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits within the habitable zone of its host star. The planet, K2-18b, is certainly not habi...
21:17, 2019-09-12

A Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Spotted in a Place Where It's Not Supposed to Exist An international team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a Neptune-like planet located some 920 light-years from Earth. Dubbed the “Forbidden Planet” by the researchers, this celestial object is locked in a freakishly close orbit with it host star in a configuration rarely seen. Read more....
03:01, 2019-05-30

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, and our environment. They are also among the most p...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
17:17, 2019-08-07

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Remnants of ancient planet just found in famous meteorite Though it was discovered in the Australian outback in the 1950s and studied since then, researchers have just found a surprising result buried inside the Wedderburn meteorite — remnants of an ancient planet....
01:17, 2019-09-04

Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneath its thick cloud cover. NASA’s Juno spacecraft ha...
21:00, 2019-08-16

NASA chief argues Pluto should still be considered a planet Despite it being over a decade since this decision was made, the topic is still hotly disputed and there are those who think Pluto should be labeled as a planet once more....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
21:17, 2019-09-13

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
03:00, 2019-09-07

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
02:34, 2019-08-17

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, deli...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Inbreeding crisis: hybrid helmeted honeyeaters introduced into wild to stop species dying out Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in October Researchers have introduced three dozen hybrid helmeted honeyeaters into the wild in an attempt t...
03:17, 2019-08-24

Scientists create northern white rhino embryos in milestone that could save the species from extinction Scientists and conservationists have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a milestone that could save the species from extinction....
03:34, 2019-09-12

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
23:17, 2019-06-14

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
04:17, 2019-08-03

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
00:34, 2019-07-16

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journal, 12 September). She gives an apt metaphor that adaptation “while continuing to burn fossil fuels ...
04:51, 2019-09-16

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
00:17, 2019-08-23

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
22:17, 2019-06-04

NASA discovers 'extreme' alien planet that's shaped like a football Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, researchers have discovered a football-shaped exoplanet 900 light-years from Earth that is being described as "hotter than hot." ...
18:34, 2019-08-02

Tiny bits of plastic 'transported by air' to remotest parts of planet Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
03:00, 2019-07-05

Jupiter collided with still-forming planet 4.5B years ago: 'One-in-a-trillion probability' The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, may have had a massive collision with a "still-forming planet" approximately 4.5 billion years ago, according to a new study....
21:00, 2019-08-16

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
12:51, 2019-05-31

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In fiv...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Water Vapour Found on Potentially Habitable Planet, Scientists Say In the dim, red light of an alien sun, scientists have found the first evidence for water in the atmosphere of a rocky planet - offering a tantalizing new target in the search for life in the......
11:34, 2019-09-12

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Planet Nine launches alternative to in-game advertising and digital currencies Planet Nine is launching a blockchain-based alternative for monetizing games that emphasizes rewards for gamers rather than traditional means.Read More...
15:51, 2019-08-20

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given planet will fall into one of several categories&hel...
06:17, 2019-05-30

Kacey Musgraves Says Psychedelic Drugs "Brought Me Closer to Our Planet" Kacey Musgraves isn't afraid to go "down in flames" for being true to herself. The Grammy winner, who has reached new heights with her Golden Hour album, is speaking out about......
00:00, 2019-09-12

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and other earthly life escaping from our vehicles and ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen to sustain human life for very long. ...
01:51, 2019-06-15

First water detected on potentially ‘habitable’ planet For the first time, water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of another planet with temperatures that could support life, a new study said.        ...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.       ...
05:17, 2019-07-05

Prince Harry Plans 2 Children ‘Maximum,’ for the Sake of the Planet “We are the one species on this planet that seems to think that this place belongs to us, and only us,” the British royal said in an issue of British Vogue....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects on the Jovian core, scientists said on Thursday....
21:34, 2019-08-16

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:51, 2019-05-21

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has written to the prime minister to warn against adopting the strict targets on greenhouse gas emissions recommended by the government’s advisers.His int...
18:51, 2019-06-06

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo, “perfect for transitioning from day to play”.It is not so much the s...
01:17, 2019-06-23

NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds NASA’s TESS — Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — has been scanning the skies for a little over a year now and it’s already returned a massive treasure trove of discoveries. One of its more recent discoveries also happens to be one of its most exciting. In a new paper pub...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Paper straws won’t save the planet – we need a four-day week | Andre Spicer Working less would massively reduce our carbon footprint, and bring many other benefits besidesWhen the Extinction Rebellion protesters took to the streets, I was doubtful about how effective their tactics would be in creating meaningful change. Fortunately, I have been proven wrong. Following their...
17:17, 2019-06-21

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many committed people. But it’s the first time that a ...
22:00, 2019-06-30

Intense ammonia storms on Jupiter are messing up the planet's belts Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is perhaps most famous for its giant Red Spot, a continuous storm that has been observed since 1830. But now, new powerful storms have started on the gas giant and they are disrupting the planet's belts....
08:34, 2019-09-05

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
18:17, 2019-05-21

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Continue reading......
09:51, 2019-06-29

Trump-appointed NASA head just declared Pluto a planet again NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine – a politician who’s probably seen one or two episodes of “Cosmos” – has officially declared Pluto a planet again. His reasoning: that’s the way he learned it in high school. My favorite soundbyte of the day that probably won't make it to TV. It came from NASA Administrato...
03:00, 2019-08-28

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
12:51, 2019-06-28

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
05:34, 2019-06-20

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
16:00, 2019-08-25

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Norrin Radd watches his planet die in this Silver Surfer: Black exclusive Any comic by Tradd Moore is guaranteed to blow your mind with unique designs, a huge scope, and pulse-pounding action sequences. He’s the best fight choreographer in modern comics, and his forays into superhero comics have elevated the genre by taking an innovative approach to superpowered showdowns...
03:51, 2019-08-09

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasingly widely understood. Almost three decades after...
07:17, 2019-06-15

Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly....
21:51, 2019-07-03

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and build a modern economy. Now, a landmark new U.N. re...
17:17, 2019-08-08

Planet in triple-star system may be our best chance to find alien life An exoplanet 22.5 light years away that orbits in a system with three stars has the perfect conditions for us to search its atmosphere for signs of alien life...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
15:00, 2019-06-05

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures shades of blue on the Red Planet The Mars we know is a dry, dusty, barren place and in just about every image we see of the planet, it’s a pale shade of orange, but there are some areas of the nearby world that have unique and colorful personalities all their own. In a new blog post, NASA highlights one such area known as Dan...
18:17, 2019-09-20

You're probably using disposable wipes wrong. How to avoid harming the planet, the sewers It's not just water lines wet wipes may harming: They're collecting in landfills and waterways and may be cleaning our houses too well, experts say.        ...
22:34, 2019-09-07

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly claimed that Vitamin B12 is also known as Folate or Fo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Mars 2020 rover cameras get eye exams to hunt life on the Red Planet This Mars 2020 rover camera could be key to finding life on Mars and learning more about the planet – but only if it passes its vision examination by NASA’s team...
09:51, 2019-08-20

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “Science Guy” Nye, when it comes to the threat of gl...
14:32, 2019-05-21

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests of a few deep-pocketed utilities, Ohio has enacted a controversial new law, dubbed HB 6, subsidizing dirty, decades-old coal plants and gutting the st...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
04:34, 2019-08-13

Johnson and Trump's close ties risk disaster for planet, says Corbyn Labour leader speaks after meeting Blackpool protesters and calling for fracking banBoris Johnson’s close relationship with Donald Trump could be dangerous for the environment with both leaders putting “short-term economic gains” ahead of longer-term climate issues, Jeremy Corbyn has said.The Labour...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snapshot captured by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter fits perfect...
18:17, 2019-09-18

NASA discovers potentially habitable planet in nearby solar system NASA and an international team including British scientists have discovered a "promising" solar system which contains a potentially habitable planet where humans could live....
17:34, 2019-08-01

‘No beer on a dead planet’: Activists fight climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn’t resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
21:51, 2019-09-20

CORRECTED-Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
15:51, 2019-06-06

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
12:34, 2019-06-29

The environmental ethics of having kids: why millennials are skipping babies in order to save the planet As Prince Harry reveals he and Meghan Markle will have a maximum of two children, we ask is having less children the answer to climate change? Laura Hampson investigates...
04:51, 2019-08-01

First Ever Find of Water on ‘Potentially Habitable’ Planet Gives Hope for Finding Alien Life For the first time ever, astronomers have identified water trapped in the atmosphere of a remote planet orbiting a distant star. ...
23:51, 2019-09-12

Nuclear testing has ‘disastrous consequences’ for people and planet, General Assembly told Events commemorating the recent International Day against Nuclear Tests serve as an “important and stark reminder…of the disastrous consequences of nuclear testing on human health and the environment”, a top UN official told the General Assembly on Monday....
18:00, 2019-09-10

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate change.        ...
04:17, 2019-06-07

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
17:34, 2019-06-08

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
03:17, 2019-07-12

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Restore land to save the planet, boost the economy, says head of UN body combating desertification Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet healthy, but also be the starting point for resolving some of the biggest issues of our time, the head of the UN entity tackling desertification told journalists on Friday via video conference, from the ongoing global summit on the is...
05:00, 2019-09-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Killing hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and a new campaign to encourage healthy and sustainab...
22:34, 2019-06-18

'Fighting for the survival of planet Earth': Democrats tackle climate crisis in town hall – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.31am BST Buttigieg also addressed the issue of his own air travel and use of private planes. “I took the subway today,” he sai...
05:00, 2019-09-05

'Fighting for the survival of planet Earth': Democrats tackle climate crisis in town hall – as it happened Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.12am BST Thanks, everyone, for tuning in to our live coverage of the 2020 presidential candidate town hall on climate change. The Guardian’s Emily Holden will have a s...
06:34, 2019-09-05

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
15:51, 2019-07-01

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russell’s Zorri Bliss and Kylo Ren’s infamous Knights ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-20

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
09:34, 2019-05-23

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
16:01, 2019-05-21

It Is Really Really Hard to Go to the Moon India was supposed to launch a rocket today that would send a craft to the Moon’s surface, making it the fourth country ever to do so if successful. But with 56 minutes left in the countdown, everything came to a halt, because of a “technical snag.” It’s hard to get to the Moon. Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
02:51, 2019-08-23

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Hard Truths, Photography and Why We Should ‘Never Look Away’ An exhibit of award-winning New York Times photography is in Australia for the first time. The images present us with an opportunity — if only we’ll engage....
09:17, 2019-09-13

Why is it so hard to land on the Moon? Space is hard. That was the takeaway on Sept. 7, when the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with its Vikram lunar lander during an attempt to touch down at the moon's south pole. ...
12:17, 2019-09-18

How to Teach Yourself to Do Hard Things Practice (supposedly) makes perfect, but who among us has never spent hours upon hours practicing something they didn’t even come close to perfecting? I, for one, played a LOT of tennis as a teenager and wrestled with a clarinet for many years in many bands, and guess what? I was never more than sol...
00:00, 2019-05-29

What causes hard stool and how to treat it Hard stool, which is often difficult or painful to pass, is a common symptom of constipation. Causes include diet, medications, and certain medical conditions. Learn more about the causes and treatment of hard stool here....
08:17, 2019-09-01

| Cronje: We're making it hard for ourselves Golden Lions captain Ross Cronje admits his side still needs a lot of work despite claiming a dramatic come-from-behind win over the Free State Cheetahs....
18:34, 2019-08-03

The best portable hard drive By Justin Krajeski This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to portable hard drives.......
22:17, 2019-09-13

Why AI talent is so hard to come by and what can be done to fill the gap Karen Roby talks with Columbia professor Sameer Maskey about the lack of trained AI talent and why he believes underserved communities may be the answer to the solution....
23:17, 2019-06-13

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with anatomy, movement, or proportions, check it out....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Do a Hard Workout Before Getting on a Plane On a busy travel day, often the last thing I want to do is add another preparatory task. But in an interview, the founder of Allbirds revealed that his best travel tip is to exercise before flying. And his logic is sound:...
00:51, 2019-08-27

Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for si...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Midtown business hit hard by vandalism TUCSON – Janice Brundage has had enough. Over the last few months, her business has lost thousands, all because of a growing number of vandals targeting her property. “I wanted to create a serene place and what’s happened is that it’s now longer serene, it’s no longer s...
23:34, 2019-07-31

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’ The Swedish environmentalist was one of several who spoke at a Senate climate crisis task forceAt a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activists for their leadership, their gumption and their display of wisdom far beyond their years. They t...
23:17, 2019-09-17

You might have to be a die-hard fan to get ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Star Trek: Picard feels like a watershed decision in the streaming TV wars: A show so niche that it cannot possibly find a mainstream audience. I'm not complaining since it seems to have been designed to appeal to my fanboy brain. But is Amazon going......
19:51, 2019-07-22

A diet app for kids is hard to swallow It’s marketed as wellness, but should children really be counting calories?Last September Weight Watchers changed its name. It had already rebranded, having dropped 600,000 subscribers and shifted its focus to “wellness” rather than diets, so a name change was not a huge surprise. But what was a sur...
13:00, 2019-08-25

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing Windows: I recently had a suspicion that something was up with my hard drive. Spending a little time to figure out what was going on—and to confirm nothing bad was actually happening—saved me $200+, or the cost of the shiny new 6TB HDD (or speedier 2TB SSD) I was contemplating ordering off Amazon....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Remembering the life of U of A die-hard Ken Flower TUCSON – The Old Pueblo is remembering the memory of Ken Flower, who tragically passed away over the weekend.  Here’s more from our Monday newscast:...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Android 10? Google is trying to grow up and it's really, really hard Suddenly, the next version of Android won't be named after a dessert. Is this just one more step toward Google trying to act -- or even be -- mature?...
14:34, 2019-08-25

Get At Those Hard to Reach Screws With This $10 Tool Set If you’re the kind of person who scoffs in the face of warranties and wants to repair their own phone, this $10 tool kit (with promo code HA7HHRYWHH) has every tiny screwdriver you could need to open up most gadgets, plus a flex shaft for reaching into tight spaces, say, inside a PC case.Read more.....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Wawrinka into last 16 after hard-fought win over Lorenzi Former champion Stan Wawrinka fought off a spirited challenge from Italian Paolo Lorenzi to secure a 6-4 7-6(9) 7-6(4) victory on Friday and advance to the fourth round of the U.S. Open....
05:17, 2019-08-31

Renault's Hulkenberg: F1 overtaking as hard as it's ever been Renault's Nico Hulkenberg says following another Formula 1 car is as hard as it has ever been, despite the championship's efforts to improve overtaking...
12:34, 2019-07-09

It can be hard to predict the future. Why you should save anyway A lot of young people can't easily imagine where they're headed. Here's how to make sure you're prepared for a variety of outcomes....
21:17, 2019-07-02

Stroman: “no hard feelings” against Jays Marcus Stroman knew the chances of remaining a Toronto Blue Jay at the end of July were pretty slim. But he didn't quite expect to be a New York Met before the month was over....
18:51, 2019-07-31

You Should Own Your Favorite Books in Hard Copy Microsoft is deleting books off of its customers’s devices. It’s a harsh reminder that most ebooks can be remotely wiped by the seller, so you’re forever at their mercy. That’s just one reason you should own your favorite books as hard paper copies....
17:17, 2019-07-11

You will be able to buy a 20TB hard drive in 2020 Western Digital has revealed it expects its first 20TB hard disk drives to ship next year. In a press release, Martin Fink, the CTO of Western Digital, confirmed that the drive will feature nine disks which means that each platter will have a capacity of at least 2.22TB.Also confirmed is the fa...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
00:51, 2019-07-16

The first hard seltzer festival has been announced Something big is bubbling-up. America’s thirst for spiked seltzer has only just begun — at least, that’s what the creators of Fizz Fight, a brand new festival and tasting competition celebrating the official drink of summer 2019, are banking on. For just $30 ($40 after Sept. 1), gu...
22:17, 2019-08-20

Hard truths with Kevin Bacon At the premiere of his new show "City on a Hill," actor Kevin Bacon says it examines difficult truths about law enforcement and race. (June 5)        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

James Dolan and Knicks need to take hard look at themselves SportsPulse: Trysta Krick holds nothing back when telling the New York Knicks exactly what they need to hear following a nightmare opening of free agency.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Solskjaer: It will be hard to drop Greenwood "Manchester United manager Ole gunnar Solskjaer praised teenage forward Mason Greenwood after he scored twice in a pre-season game against Inter Milan in Singapore."...
02:00, 2019-07-21

Hard to tell how common sesame allergy may be (Reuters Health) - Roughly half of children and adults who say they're allergic to sesame don't have a history of convincing symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
05:34, 2019-08-29

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one of its creators by another. During an interview at Code thi...
20:51, 2019-06-11

Twitter’s trying really hard to make itself a news app New experiments at Twitter show it’s trying to further establish itself as the go-to news app for its users around the world. Today, the company announced its testing a way for you to follow specific interests, such as sports teams and celebrities. Once you choose these topics, Twitter’s machine lea...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Preventing GPS spoofing is hard—but you can at least detect it This demonstration of GPS/GNSS spoofing shows a semi-autonomous car being misled into taking the wrong road. Today at the IAA (International Motor Show) in Frankfurt, Regulus Cyber announced a new software-only GPS spoof detection product. This product, Pyramid GNSS, is what the company was hyping...
16:17, 2019-09-12

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Comment of the Day: It's Hard Not to Drive a Lot When America's This Spread Out In The Morning Shift today, my brilliant coworker Aaron Gordon wrote about a report from the Department of Transportation stating that Americans drove 43 percent more miles in April of 2019 than they did during the same month 25 years prior. Even though vehicles are cleaner now, driving isn’t great ...
01:34, 2019-06-22

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
16:51, 2019-06-14

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Jay Gruden: 'Hard Knocks' should follow Raiders Redskins coach Jay Gruden would be more than happy for the Oakland Raiders, who are coached by his brother, to be chosen for "Hard Knocks" over his team. "If they were smart, they would go to Oakland," Jay Gruden said....
23:34, 2019-05-29

It's Hard To Look Tough When You Road Rage On A Scooter A group of middle-aged people riding scooters and bicycles in Denver, Colorado went full-on road rage on each other over who knows what, and video of the incident that’s as comical as it is depressing made its way onto local news. It looks like we’re getting a preview of a future South Park episode....
00:17, 2019-09-17

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Workers Hit Hard By Ashok Leyland's Shutdown Ashok Leyland's combined sale declined by 50 per cent in August with a total sale of 8,296 vehicles against 16,628 vehicles sold in August last year....
19:51, 2019-09-11

‘I’ll Just Have to Restart Everything’: Ocracoke Island Is Hit Hard by Dorian The blow to the Outer Banks, a 120-mile strand of narrow barrier islands off North Carolina that is a magnet for hurricanes, was a reminder of the menacing power the storm retained....
04:00, 2019-09-07

Rating the best of summer’s trendy hard seltzers Beer and cider got you feeling flat? Dozens of new spiked seltzers have hit the market in recent years. Here, a look at seven of the buzziest, bubbliest brands. Truly Six-pack at $8.99 This 5 percent ABV bev uses fermented sugar for its alcohol base and features a hint of fruit flavor in its citrus,...
07:51, 2019-08-07

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electric. Steam won out in the poll, and now, Trump says...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Thanks to our trillion dollar deficit, inflation will hit us hard The White House reported last week that the 2019 budget deficit will top $1 trillion. Remember when people used to care. Well, someday inflation will hit with a vengeance and they will care again. As I’ve said many times before, you might as well apologize to your kids now for the future mess we are...
09:17, 2019-07-25

Samsung's chip business was hit hard by U.S. ban on Huawei According to Reuters, Samsung Electronics is expected to release a preliminary look at its second-quarter earnings report this coming Friday. The numbers should show that the South Korean manufacturer was negatively affected by the U.S. ban that prevented Huawei from obtaining U.S. parts and softwar...
20:01, 2019-07-03

Why Is It So Hard For Apple to Put Touch ID Back in a Phone? Bloomberg is reporting that a form of Touch ID could be coming to the iPhone as soon as 2020. That’s a little at odds with a report last month from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that the iPhone would be getting Touch ID in 2021. So what the heck is going on?Read more......
21:00, 2019-09-05

You've Got to Admire How Hard This 1980 Chevette Brochure Is Trying I don’t think we’re shocking anyone when we say that the Chevrolet Chevette was not really a great car. That’s not just because it was designed to be a cheap, everyperson’s car—there’s many of those I really admire—but the Chevette always seemed to be a bit of a half-assed effort....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Monsoon 2019 strikes hard for some Tucsonans TUCSON – In what’s been an almost silent start to monsoon 2019, Mother Nature finally picked up some steam. Scattered storms developed around 2 pm on Monday and became widespread and severe by 5 pm. As of 9:00 pm Monday night most of the region was still under a rare Severe Thunderstorm ...
07:34, 2019-07-23

| Wimbledon rivals need 'to work twice as hard' against me, says Djokovic Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the ninth time and admitted that rivals will have "to work twice as hard" if he is to be denied a fifth title....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Hard to swallow: the problem with taking too many antacids We eat millions of indigestion tablets every year, which would be perfectly safe if we took them correctly. But we don’tNoah Fagan says he “used to go through antacids like sweets. I had a big list of foods I couldn’t eat. I’d take at least three antacids on average – going up to six on a bad day. T...
16:34, 2019-08-04

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che GuevaraChe Adams confirms it is “Shay” rather than “Chay” before he sits down to discuss how he has become Southampton’s newest signing in a £14m deal from Birmingham City but the spelling o...
13:17, 2019-07-17

Libor transition: Between a rock and a hard place Banks are caught in the middle of regulatory pressure from above and corporate inertia from below when it comes to transitioning away from Libor, but they are the lynchpin on which the whole process depends....
19:34, 2019-09-10

Joe Cordina – The hard road to making it look easy Joe Cordina also explains why Luke Campbell does have the attributes needed to beat Lomachenko The post Joe Cordina – The hard road to making it look easy appeared first on Boxing News....
14:17, 2019-08-31

This week in Savage Love: Hard feelings I keep running into the same issue with my best friend of five years. (She’s also my maid of honor at my upcoming wedding.) We’re both empaths—most of my friends are—and we’re both in therapy working on how to cope with that. I have severe anxiety that impacts my physical health, so one of the empat...
10:00, 2019-05-22

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
13:51, 2019-07-03