Jon Queally, staff writer
An iceberg floats in the Chukchi Sea in the Arctic Ocean. (Credit: NOAA)
The Arctic region, warns lead researcher, is currently "going through the most unprecedented transition in human history"
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"The World Bank's announcement today is an important milestone; but more still...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Driven by a global consensus around meat's negative contributions to climate...


Taking a break from a world of woe, we present the winners of this year's Comedy Wildlife Photo Contest, founded by two wildlife photographers working in conjunction with the Born Free Foundation. The images, culled from entries from 86 countries, serve to raise awareness of conservation issues and remind us of nature's grit and grace and exuberance - which, despite our daily calamities, endures. Just lookit these guys. There must be hope.