A new beaked whale species Berardius minimus, which has been long postulated by local whalers in Hokkaido, Japan, has been confirmed.
Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 percent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life. This is shown by a new study emphasizing the need for designing green and healthy cities for the future.
Scientists in Germany have figured out a way to identify male eggs prior to hatching, which eliminates need for live culling.
The state of New Jersey has become the first in the United States to prohibit the use of wild and exotic animals by traveling shows and circuses.
Scientists found a yet unknown "supercolony" of more than 1.5 million Adélie penguins in the awesomely named Danger Islands, off of the Antarctic Peninsula’s northern tip.
Made from cells that were isolated from a cow and grown into a 3-D structure, the steak's creator, Aleph Farms, says it represents a benchmark in cellular meat production.
Scientists have an imprecise understanding of the obscure phenomenon of mass whale strandings, when large numbers of the marine mammals suddenly beach themselves — often their final acts.
Korea's largest dog slaughterhouse in the province of Taepyeong-dong has been shut down by authorities. Made up of six separate complexes, the city council will demolish five and turn the space into a public park.