From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. Almost everyone who spends time outdoors has experienced mosquitoes at one time or another. These bloodsucking insects give itchy … [Read more...] about How to reduce mosquitoes?
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Penguins in South Africa are being driven from their native lands due to noise pollution from shipping activities. The African penguin lives on the island of St. Croix off the east coast of South … [Read more...] about Endangered South African penguins driven off by ship noise
Wildlife experts in the United States grapple with a problem: As some species of endangered animals grow in number, they put pressure on other high-risk creatures. Experts say these types of … [Read more...] about Recovery of different species of risk animals can cause conflict
Waking up to a pigeon cooing or watching a sparrow eat helps many people reconnect with nature and reduce tension. But fewer people know that birds are also the most cost-effective way to reduce bird … [Read more...] about What is a garden without birds?
Mammals can produce their own body heat and regulate their body temperature. This process is known as endothermia or warm-bloodedness. Scientists believe this may be why mammals probably rule almost … [Read more...] about Scientists study the inner ear to determine the beginnings of mammals
A fossil of a 560 million year old creature is named after a famous British naturalist and broadcaster. Researchers say: auroralumina attenboroughii may have been the first animal predatoror … [Read more...] about Possibly named ‘Earliest Animal Predator’ after British naturalist
Scientists now consider the migrate monarch butterfly is endangered. The population of the beloved orange-black insect has been declining rapidly in recent years. The International Union for … [Read more...] about Monarch butterflies on new endangered list
Is an animal or a bird? extinct if no one has seen it in nearly 80 years? Or is it just good at hiding from those who look for it? That's a question the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to … [Read more...] about Is the ivory-billed woodpecker extinct or is it just hiding?
Nina Huang is a California high school girl who is thinking about where to go to college. Until recently, she considered Oberlin College in the state of Ohio. Huang, who plays the flute and piano, … [Read more...] about Students Think Twice About Colleges After States Ban Abortion
The number of tools used to caption words has expanded in recent years. The tools are especially useful for people with hearing loss who may not be able to use traditional hearing aids. Subtitling … [Read more...] about Caption tool extension helps people with hearing loss