It's not the normal business of a conservation group. But teams of volunteers with the Nature Conservancy of Canada will fan out in a Nova Scotia forest on Sunday armed with saws and clippers to hack down thousands of pesky trees.
However, a recent study by researchers at the U.S.-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reveals blue whales are not indiscriminate in their hunt for krill: they use "efficient foraging strategies" to optimize energy use and conserve oxygen.
Tossed aside as outdated junk by some, old videogames such as Donkey Kong and Pac-Man are now getting a new lease of life in Tokyo's vibrant Akihabara district, as growing numbers of die-hard fans seek out vintage classics to relive their youth.
James Bristle and a friend were digging in his soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago.
India's long-awaited pledge for a global climate pact shows how the world's No. 3 carbon polluter is making significant efforts to rein in the growth of emissions linked to its fast-surging demands for energy, analysts said Friday.
The Obama administration on Thursday established stricter limits on the smog-causing pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness, drawing swift condemnation from business leaders and Republicans who warned of damage to the economy.