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San Diego Zoo welcomes new, rare rhino calf

An endangered black rhino baby is the newest resident at the San Diego Zoo. Sasha Salama reports.

California reviews fracking water disposal amid contamination concerns

California on Friday said it would review wells where oil drilling waste water from the process known...

Beef's environmental costs far outweigh poultry, pork

Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday....

World is getting warmer, says global climate report

The world is getting warmer, as greenhouse gases reach historic highs and Arctic sea ice melts, making 2013 one of the hottest years on record,...

In Poland, hedgehogs find a saviour

Too weak to stand on his feet after swallowing poison for garden slugs, Smoky the hedgehog is fighting for his life. Thanks to a devoted Polish animal...

Scientists unlock genetic blueprint of wheat

The genetic blueprint of wheat has been deciphered for the first time, a discovery that researchers said Thursday could lead to improved plant breeding and...

Forest nursery school in London lets kids explore

LONDON (AP) — In the heart of north London lies the ancient Queens Wood, a green forest hidden away in a metropolis of more than 8 million residents....

Germany 'most energy-efficient nation'

Germany is the world's most energy efficient nation with strong codes on buildings while China is quickly stepping up its own efforts, an...

Dredging near reefs increases coral disease: study

Dredging activity near reefs can more than double the frequency of diseases affecting corals by impacting the light and food they need to survive, a study...