They are slow swimmers and are nearly blind, but are capable hunters, eating fish, marine mammals and carrion
The New World pioneers of our species inched along a Pacific coastline probably some 15,000 years ago
When Grade 11 students at the European International School Ho Chi Minh City learned that primary students in the ethnic minority village...
The floodwaters surged to 38 meters (yards) above the modern river level
The study reinforces 21st-century concerns about the vulnerability of island populations
Rescuer hopes the bear will be able "enjoy many years of living in the sunshine" in a sanctuary in northern...
"They have been executed, all in the same manner. But they have been buried with respect."
The findings were "potentially good news" by pointing to ways that fish can adapt to acidification.
But the canals could also be part of a drainage or water supply system.
Vietnam also hosted the contest for the first time this year
"We're certainly not saying that global warming has stopped. On the contrary, we're highlighting the complexity of climate change....
Human interaction has made the largest contribution to declining local shark numbers.
The gold winners ranked 32nd and 33rd out of 450 contestants