Gorilla with open mouth in Virunga National Park (© AP Images)

This gorilla might owe its life to a heroic park warden

Rodrigue Katembo has saved critically endangered wildlife in the DRC's Virunga National Park, including mountain gorillas, elephants and hippos.
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Celebrities join in the fight against climate change [video]

"One day we will wake up to find we have literally changed the face of the Earth," actor Morgan Freeman says in this video,...

Almost everybody’s in … high participation raises spirits before climate summit

At COP21, participating countries are planning on adapting to and slowing the effects of climate change. Do you know what your country is pledging?
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Let NASA know what you want to see on Jupiter

NASA is seeking suggestions for what its solar-powered spacecraft should photograph on Jupiter. Visit JunoCam's website to participate in the mission.
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This simple product keeps buildings cool

The rural town !Kheis in South Africa is cooler than ever before with a simple, energy-efficient technology to keep buildings cool.
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California’s Yosemite National Park gets even bigger

With its largest expansion in nearly 70 years, Yosemite National Park gains wetlands, meadows and rolling hills that are a haven for endangered species.

The ocean is rising. What can you do?

In many U.S. coastal towns, sea level rise caused by climate change is happening right now. Scientists are looking at ways to protect seaside communities.
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Urban farming: The green answer to city growth?

Pockets of urban land and city rooftops don't need to remain dormant or unkempt. An urban farm or garden can help the environment and beautify the area.
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Signing the Paris agreement is a big step toward tackling climate...

Many countries have signed and some have gone further to "join" the Paris agreement to slow climate change — so what's next?