Reefs have been called the "rainforests" of the ocean for their diversity and beauty. Yet food for the reefs is in short supply. It turns out a humble creature is the food shelf for reefs... and may even prosper with global warming.
The Earth's changing climate is manifesting itself in various ways, researchers say, but it would appear the biggest impacts may be seen first in the tropical regions. And new research says we could see "unprecedented" temperatures there as soon as 2020.
Australia's coal is fueling China's growth, quite literally. For the past two years, that fuel has been subjected to a carbon tax. But now Australia's new government is poised to put an end to the carbon tax.
Thousands of photos have graced the pages of National Graphic in its 125 years of history. As it celebrates its anniversary, the magazine is looking back at its archives, at its iconic photos — and even the 529 photos of nude or partially nude women it has displayed.
An Ecuadorian park with world-class natural diversity is being threatened again. President Rafael Correa asked the international community for money to preserve, playing on their emotional and scientific desires to keep the park preserved. The plan failed and the president's sights are back on Yasuni's oil.