Camaras mounted to endangered species are being used to study their behaviour.
If emissions of greenhouse gases and resulting global and Arctic warming continue apace, the study said, two-thirds of the 22,000 or so bears will disappear by midcentury. Some bear experts see that prognosis as overly dire.
Climage change, the rate of extinction of species, and the challenge of feeding a growing population are putting humanity at risk, the United Nations Environment Program says in its fourth Global Environmental Outlook since 1997.
A new report from the World Conservation Union states nearly a third of known primatesare listed as threatened with extinction.
Cindy Lee Van Dover is a pioneer: a submarine pilot and the first woman to direct the Duke University Marine Laboratory. This interview gives insite into the life, career and discoveries of an impressive woman.