North America

Extreme heat threatens desert songbirds

"During heat waves, birds that are day active suspend almost all activity and seek cool shaded microsites," said biologist Blair Wolf.

14 February 2017

Winter migration of monarch butterflies to Mexico drops after one-year recovery

Experts say decline to coverage of only 7.19 acres of forest could be due to late winter storms last year that knocked down more than 100 acres of trees.

09 February 2017

La vaquita marina está a punto de la extinción

El Comité Internacional para la Recuperación de la Vaquita Marina alertó que de los 60 cetáceos que había el año pasado ahora sólo quedan 30.

07 February 2017

Tagged shark breaks travel distance record

Hell’s Bay, a male mako shark, has shattered records by traveling the equivalent of halfway around the globe over the course of 600 days.

27 January 2017

At least 3,000 geese killed by toxic water from former Montana copper mine

Incident raises questions about how Trump’s administration would the country’s largest Superfund site from leaking its poisonous mix into other waters.

23 January 2017

Encuentran más de 80 delfines muertos en las costas de Florida

El Parque Nacional de Everglades (Florida) ha informado de que más de 80 delfines han aparecido muertos en sus costas este fin de semana.

18 January 2017

Wahrscheinlich ältester Gorilla der Welt gestorben

Sie war der erste Gorilla, der in einem Zoo geboren wurde. Nun ist Colo mit 60 Jahren in Columbus gestorben – als wahrscheinlich ältester Gorilla der Welt.

17 January 2017

Climate change has mixed effects on migratory geese

Climate change improves the breeding chances of migratory geese in the Arctic – but puts mother geese at more risk of death, according to a new study.

16 January 2017