It Appears That The Worst Kind Of Black Lung Disease In Coal Miners Is On The Rise
Between 1970 and 2016, 4,679 coal miners were determined to have the worst type of black lung disease. Of those cases, half have occurred since 2000.
We’ve Been Underestimating Roadkill Numbers – And That’s Bad News For Many Species
Keeping track of roadkill may not seem like the most glamorous job, but it's an important one.
Mining For Bitcoin Takes A Shocking Amount Of Energy, Research Reveals
"Bitcoin has a big problem, and it is growing fast."
180-Million-Year-Old Fossil Is Missing Link In Crocodile Family Tree
The species was one of the largest coastal predators of the Jurassic period.
Discovery Of 78,000-Year-Old Artifacts Changes How We See The Stone Age
The discovery shows that humans' remarkable ability to adapt is the real reason major advances happened during the Stone Age.
Conservation Efforts Are Pushing Large Predators Into New Territories, New Study Says
The animals are moving to new, and potentially unexpected, habitats in order to escape human intervention. Researchers say we should let them.
The World’s Rarest Ape Is On The Brink Of Extinction – Here’s Why
One year after being discovered, the Tapanuli orangutan is already on the brink of extinction.
Ancient Baleen Whales Were More Fearsome Than Their Modern-Day Relatives, New Study Shows
Based on a 34-million-year-old skull, researchers have discovered that those gentle baleen whales likely used to be much more predatory.
Countries That Contribute Least To Climate Change Will Be Affected The Most, Study Says
Based on the models used, many of the world’s poorer countries could suffer major social, economic, and ecological consequences.
There Are Actually More Gorillas And Chimps Than We Thought — But They’re Still Endangered
While there are more gorillas and chimps than we expected, they are going extinct at a more alarming rate we previously thought.
Study: Seeing Cute Animals In Pop Culture Makes People Think They’re Not Endangered
On average, a person will see more virtual lions in a month than there are wild lions left in all of West Africa.