Environment

Oil from sunken Iranian tanker may have reached Japan shores: Coast Gu

Oil from sunken Iranian tanker may have reached Japan shores: Coast Gu

Published 02/02/2018

The oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker Sanchi that sank on Sunday is seen in the East China Sea, on January 16, 2018 in [more…]

Fossil of school bus-sized dinosaur dug up in Egyptian desert

Fossil of school bus-sized dinosaur dug up in Egyptian desert

Published 29/01/2018

Artist's life reconstruction of the titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years [more…]

Heat wave leaves thousands of Australian homes without power

Heat wave leaves thousands of Australian homes without power

Published 29/01/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - More than 10,000 homes in Australia’s second most populous state were stuck without power on Monday as a surge in demand amid [more…]

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: U.N. draft

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible: U.N. draft

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: People watch the first sunrise on New Year's Day at a beach in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File PhotoOSLO (Reuters) - [more…]

Louvre shuts Islamic art display due to rising river Seine

Louvre shuts Islamic art display due to rising river Seine

Published 25/01/2018

A street-lamp is seen on the flooded banks of the Seine River in Paris, France, after days of almost non-stop rain caused flooding in the [more…]

Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires

Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires

Published 21/01/2018

LIMA (Reuters) - Pope Francis may have divine inspiration but not divine inflation: on Friday he suffered what millions of ordinary people have to deal [more…]

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium: U.S. appeals court

Captive orca Lolita can stay at Miami aquarium: U.S. appeals court

Published 12/01/2018

Lolita the Killer Whale is seen between shows at the Miami Seaquarium in Miami January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on [more…]

German minister backs culling of wild boars to fight swine fever: pape

German minister backs culling of wild boars to fight swine fever: pape

Published 12/01/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt is backing an “intelligent reduction” of Germany’s growing wild boar population to prevent a further spread of [more…]

Lobsters must be comfortably numb before cooking: Swiss government

Lobsters must be comfortably numb before cooking: Swiss government

Published 10/01/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland has banned the common culinary practice of throwing fresh lobsters into boiling water as part of an overhaul of its animal [more…]

Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no t

Strong quake in Caribbean Sea shakes Honduras, Mexico and Belize, no t

Published 10/01/2018

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 that struck near remote islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday was felt across northern Central America but [more…]