Those residing in Antarctica have been screening new arrivals for coronavirus since earlier this year.
The population of rare white giraffes has been reduced to a single male after a mother and calf were killed in Kenya.
These microbes were reportedly discovered more than three decades ago, along the shores of the Potomac River.
New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire in Sydney.
A four-star hotel is facing criminal charges for having smoked baby chimpanzee on their à la carte menu, which the owner claims to be a printing error.
The blazes have claimed 18 lives and forced mass evacuations.
A group of men allegedly pulled a young great white shark onto the beach before kicking it in the face, taking pictures and leaving it to die.
A farmer in New South Wales was left shattered when he had to euthanise some of his cattle after they were horribly burnt by the bushfire still raging in parts of Australia.
From New Year's day, any reef-toxic sunscreen imported or sold in Palau will be confiscated and the owner will be fined US$1,000.
A total of 66 nations now have plans to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
Howletts Wild Animal Park boss, Damian Aspinall, calls zoos "barbaric" and implores parents to not take children to see animals held captive in them.
The treated water is currently kept in a thousand huge tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi site.
Human-animal conflict highlighted again in drought-stricken Zambia as tourists left frozen in fear by three elephants raiding an open dining hall in a tourist lodge in search of food.
Researches have concluded that attaching LED lights to fishing nets can prevent turtles, dolphins, and marine birds from getting trapped in fishing nets.
The headteacher received backlash for banning the exchange of Christmas cards at a Lincolnshire primary school.
A deer was found dead after consuming waste thrown by visitors to Thailand's Khun Sathan National Park.
Methane emissions could be reduced substantially if farmers selectively reared "environmentally-friendly" cattle breeds.
Bushfires have devastated koala habitats and breeding populations to the extent where researchers believe that the species can be termed as "functionally extinct".
A so-called "Koala Ark" would be built for recovering koalas.
The blazes that have scorched swathes of countryside continued to spread and the country's largest city was cloaked in hazardous smoke.