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Stephen Frink/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The species scientists know least about are at an even higher risk of extinction because researchers are unable to tailor conservation efforts to their needs, according to researchers. More than 4,300 species whose extinction risk cannot be assessed due to a lack of ecological data are likely at risk […]

Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Risk management strategies for floods and drought may not reduce the effects of unprecedented extreme weather events as they become more frequent due to climate change, researchers are warning. In the past, even with effective risk management efforts that reduced global vulnerability to floods and drought, the […]

Devanshi Kasana/Florida International University (NEW YORK) — Puzzled scientists are trying to figure out what a giant shark native to the Arctic was doing in considerably warmer waters thousands of miles south of its frigid home. Researchers from Florida International University and the Belize Fisheries Department recently discovered a Greenland shark, which typically lives in […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The death toll from the devastating flooding that hit eastern Kentucky continues to rise as more rain hits the region, according to officials. A total of 35 people have been confirmed dead, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday afternoon. Among those killed are four siblings — ages 8, 6, 4 […]

ABC News (FRANKFORT, Kentucky) — The death toll in the devastating flooding that hit eastern Kentucky is continuing to rise as more rain threatens the region, according to officials. A total of 26 people have been confirmed dead, but that number is expected to increase again, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Sunday morning. The death […]

Jami Tarris/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Global conservation efforts to save tigers have far exceeded expectations, according to experts. There have, however, also been unintended consequences. Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba announced Friday, on International Tiger Day, that the number of tigers in the country has increased 290% since 2009. The revelation surpasses the […]

Malcolm P Chapman/Getty Images, FILE (NEW YORK) — An eruption of the Sakurajima volcano in Japan has raised emergency alerts of their highest levels and prompted evacuations for residents nearby. The volcano, located in Japan’s southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima on the western island of Kyushu, erupted at 8:05 p.m. local time on Sunday, according to […]

Tim Grist Photography/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Hundreds of millions of people around the world are currently experiencing sweltering, dangerous heat — a new reality as the effects of climate change continue to manifest in severe weather events of every kind. A scorching airmass remains over the majority of the continental U.S. on Wednesday, with […]

Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images (FRESNO, Calif.) — A wildfire near Yosemite National Park is creeping closer to a grove of iconic sequoia trees that have been in the region for thousands of years. The Washburn Fire, which originated on Thursday near the Washburn Trail in Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove, has since grown to nearly 1,600 acres and […]

Citizen of the Planet/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The industry that overwhelmingly uses the most water resources in the West does so for good reason: to provide sustenance for the rest of the country. Globally, the agriculture sector uses 70% of all freshwater withdrawals. In California, that number is ever higher […]