Tories' failure to halt ivory trade 'risks extinction of elephants'
Otherwise, China and other ivory hotspots will see no reason to put in place the permanent ban on ivory we need to stop elephants being wiped from the face of the Earth.” Avaaz hopes the petition will put pressure on politicians, wildlife experts and ...
Calling over boat noise is making endangered orcas hungrier
... used to calculate specific impacts on marine mammals like endangered killer whales. There are just 81 of them left along the Seattle coastline. This article is based on a report by Ashley Ahearn of Earthfix. The story aired on PRI's Living on Earth ...
Soft robots could make human interactions with robots safer
A Florida fisherman got a humongous surprise recently when the 700-pound fish he'd hooked turned out to be a critically endangered prehistoric monster. ... Beautiful sunrises every 90 minutes, convenient 23-minute plummet to Earth. Don't open the ...
25 amazing things you probably didn't know about Moldova
... up to 90 per cent of its wine. However, a diplomatic dispute in 2006 resulted in a Russian ban on Moldovan and Georgian produce, which has been devastating for its economy. Nevertheless, it remains the 22nd largest wine-producing nation on Earth.