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If global warning, drought and polar bear extinction weren't enough, it now looks like our inability to address climate change adequately might cost us one of the world's most pure, innocent, and wonderful pleasures: chocolate. Read more»

A young bald eagle sits in a man-made nest created by the Arizona Game and Fish Department to lure a breeding pair away from a diseased nest.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department created two artificial eagle nests along the Verde River to replace an old nest in an effort to help baby eagles survive. Although this is not a permanent solution, it has allowed two nestlings to be raised to fledglings this year. Read more»

A study, published in the journal Nature, said that present figures overestimated animal and plant extension rates by up to 160 percent, and called for more accurate calculations.

A controversial study suggests that current extinction rate projections of animal and plant species may be overestimating the role of habitat loss. But researchers said that species extinction still remains a “real and growing" threat. Read more»

A bee perched on a daisy, rubbing legs together in the garden at La Quinetière, Buais, Normandy, France.

Sweet, healthy, vital for the planet, and perhaps even a good model for society. This is how beekeepers at a Honey Fair in France this fall described bees and the products made within their hives. "Without the bee, the human race would die within five years," said one beekeeper. Read more»

An eagle takes flight in County Clare, Ireland, 2008.

Conall was found dead on Truskmore Mountain in the northwest of Ireland recently, and "Dr Poison" of Ballintrillick is the chief suspect. But the killer doesn't give a damn, it seems, and he is pretty much beyond the law. Read more»