But you don't have to look very far to find credible doomsday predictions based on the ever more detailed and dire scientific studies and reports.
Both surveillance technology and Google have generated controversyt. But in opposition to the growing international threat of poaching, however, many feel they can be put to good use.
It's high time to look at the good points of the environmental struggle this year.
Costa Rica officially banned hunting on December 10, becoming the first Latin American country to outlaw the sport.
How bad is the oil refining industry's pollution and worker safety problem? Well, let's put it this way: It virtually ruined an industry-backed Thanksgiving Day parade.
When a train derailment in Paulsboro, N.J., sent two tanker cars hurtling into a nearby creek, the water became polluted with vinyl chloride.
"This is a war. You cannot take a stick to a gunfight."
NASA takes on the doomsdayers and debunks their predictions.