Environment And Nature

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

Wipeout for Kelly Slater at big season-opener on Gold Coast

Apr 4, 2019

Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater is out of the season-opening Quiksilver Pro in the World Surf League

Surf is up: Season opens for Olympics qualifying, equal pay

Apr 3, 2019

Qualifying for the inaugural Olympic surfing competition has begun with a World Surf League event which also features equal prize money for male and female boardriders

Firefighters contain fire in China's mountains where 30 died

Apr 2, 2019

Firefighters have contained a blaze high in the rugged forested mountains of western China that claimed the lives of 30 of their colleagues

China says 30 killed fighting mountain forest fire

Apr 1, 2019

China says 30 firefighters and others have been killed while battling a forest fire high in the mountains of western Sichuan province

Cyclone lashing northwest Australia weakens

Mar 25, 2019

A slow-moving cyclone that is lashing northwest Australia is weakening

Another cyclone bears down on northwest Australian coast

Mar 24, 2019

Residents of Australia's northwest coast are bracing for a torrid night of fierce winds and heavy rain as the country's second major cyclone of the weekend slowly winds toward land

Cyclone lashes remote Australian coast with wind, rains

Mar 23, 2019

The vast and powerful Cyclone Trevor has crossed a remote area of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains, amid fears for the safety of a small number of residents who've stayed in the area

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