AFP (Dec. 15, 2012) A Christmas tree that's a bit greener. That's the idea behind eco-friendly holiday trees that are replanted after use. A farmer in central France opened his reusable Christmas tree farm this year and ... watch video
AP (Mar. 13, 2014) Zookeepers at Sydney's Taronga Zoo finally got a glimpse of the newborn Goodfellow's tree kangaroo on Thursday after nine months of waiting. Local news says it's the first Goodfellow's tree kangaroo ... watch video
Newsy (Dec. 24, 2014) The National Christmas Tree Association says bugs in trees are a relatively small problem, but recommends giving your tree a good shake anyway.
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AP (Sep. 10, 2013) Officials at a safari park in South Korea announced that a giraffe there has given birth to its 18th calf, which the park says is a new world record. The mother giraffe, Jang-Soon, previously shared ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 13, 2015) What does the impoverished Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros have in common with Chanel n°5, one of the world's most popular perfumes? The answer is ylang ylang -- a tropical ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 28, 2016) Beach-goers aound the world could see even more shark attacks this year than in 2015, which set a new record, according to a shark expert at the University of Florida. Diane Hodges reports.
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July 21, 2016 New study provides insights into the evolution of Mucorales fungi, which cause a fatal infection in ever-increasing segments of patient population, and several molecular pathways that might be ... read more
July 21, 2016 Ecologists are leading a global effort to predict where new infectious diseases are likely to emerge. In a new paper, they describe how macroecology—the study of ecological ... read more
Sep. 25, 2014 Research by Nepalese and German scientists analyzes the current situation of malaria and Dengue fever in the Himalayan country of Nepal, and highlights how they profit from climate change and ... read more
Feb. 11, 2014 Recent decades may have been the wettest in 3,500 years in North East Tibet -- according to climate researchers. Researchers looked at 3,500-year-long tree ring records from North East Tibet to ... read more
Oct. 1, 2012 New research has used tree rings from eight cedar trees in Bolivia to unlock a 100-year history of rainfall across the Amazon basin, which contains the world's largest river ... read more
July 26, 2011 Nibbling by herbivores can have a greater impact on the width of tree rings than climate, new research has found. The study could help increase the accuracy of the tree ring record as a way of ... read more