Environment And Nature

China seizes 2,700 ivory tusks in massive smuggling case

Apr 15, 2019

China has seized more than 2,700 ivory tusks in what customs authorities are calling the country's biggest smuggling case in years

Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy

Apr 11, 2019

Australia's prime minister calls a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management

The Latest: Australian party leader vows action on climate

Apr 11, 2019

Australia's opposition leader says his government will take "real action on climate change" and reduce inequality in Australian society if his party wins elections on May 18

2 busts in Singapore reveal 38,000 endangered pangolins lost

Apr 11, 2019

Singapore seizes record haul of more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to 38,000 mammals, spurring calls for more protection by wildlife groups

Teenager Caroline Marks wins her 1st World Surf League title

Apr 8, 2019

Florida teenager Caroline Marks win 1st World Surf League title

Teenager Caroline Marks wins 1st World Surf League title

Apr 8, 2019

Florida teenager Caroline Marks stuns world champs to win 1st World Surf League title

China says lightning caused forest fire that killed 31

Apr 6, 2019

Investigators say lighting sparked a forest fire in mountainous western China last month that killed 27 firefighters and four local helpers

Seven-time surf champ Gilmore upset in Gold Coast QFs

Apr 6, 2019

Seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore has lost her quarterfinal to 17-year-old Florida surfer Caroline Marks in the World Surf League season opener

Firefighters extinguish most of South Korean forest blaze

Apr 5, 2019

Firefighters extinguished most of a forest fire in South Korea's mountainous northern coast after the blaze destroyed 135 homes and forced more than 4,000 to flee region that hosted the Winter Olympics

Coastal forest fire kills 2, destroys 120 homes in S. Korea

Apr 5, 2019

A forest fire burning in the mountainous region where South Korea hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics has destroyed 120 homes and caused two deaths, authorities said as thousands of people fled

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