The amount of material consumed by humanity has passed 100bn tonnes every year, a report has revealed, but the proportion being recycled is falling. The climate and wildlife emergencies are driven by unsustainable
(CNN) — Extensive water channels built by indigenous Australians thousands of years ago to trap and harvest eels for food have been revealed after wildfires burned away thick vegetation in the state Victoria.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and
A video newly going viral across social media is proving unforgettable because it articulates the choices we all have in life, and the cat featured therein has chosen war. When you put a petty cat and
SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s biggest mining company, BHP, announced on Tuesday that coal output was down at one of its large mines. The reason? Smoke from the country’s ferocious wildfires — a crisis
LISBON (Reuters) - Portuguese authorities said on Monday they had started investigating media reports concerning Angolan billionaire , while a small bank said it had decided to put an end to commercial
HARARE (Reuters) - In a backyard in Zimbabwe’s capital, a 50-year-old mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harare’s top restaurants, defying drought and an economic crisis
LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - London-listed Savannah Petroleum’s told Reuters on Monday it would consider oil and gas acquisitions in Nigeria opportunistically, calling a purchase completed late last year
A civil rights attorney says she was asked to give up her seat on an Amtrak train on the eve of MLK weekend
(CNN) — Amtrak has apologized to a prominent African American civil rights attorney who said she was asked by a conductor to surrender her seat on a train just before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
WASHINGTON/DAVOS (Reuters) - Global growth appears to have bottomed out but there is no rebound in sight and risks ranging from trade tensions to climate shocks makes the outlook uncertain, a top International
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand has found a second case of a new Chinese coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as they ramped up checks on Chinese visitors, nearly a million of whom are expected for Lunar
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea has some unusual explanations for the harsh criticism he's faced in his host country. His mustache, maybe? Or a Japanese ancestry that raises
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - The African Union on Friday called on Britain to withdraw from the Chagos Islands and end its “continued colonial administration” there after a U.N. deadline for it to do so expired.
She may not have reached double digits in terms of age, but Adhara Pérez is well into the triple-digit IQ range. The 8-year-old Mexico City native reportedly boasts an intelligence quotient of 162 — a
New surveillance footage released by Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, shows the moment football coach Keanon Lowe disarmed a potential school shooter. In the video, which was first obtained by
Every few months, the Internet eats itself over some kind of viral riddle or illusion, each more infuriating than the last. And so, like clockwork, this maddening math problem has gone viral, following
A new study suggests that the benefits of the vaccine extend to people who aren't vaccinated — meaning the more people who are vaccinated, the better. The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected,
You are at your daughter’s recital and you get a call that your elderly patient’s son needs to talk to you urgently. A colleague has a family emergency and the hospital needs you to work a double shift.
(CNN) — While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman's son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universal's Islands of Adventure theme in