Environment And Nature

Hong Kong makes record seizure of pangolin scales, ivory

Feb 2, 2019

Hong Kong customs officers have intercepted a record 8.3 tons of pangolin scales and hundreds of elephant tusks worth more than $8 million

January was officially Australia's hottest month on record

Feb 1, 2019

Australia has sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded

Thousands of fish die in 3rd mass death in Australian river

Jan 28, 2019

Thousands of fish die in 3rd mass death in Australian river as hot weather sparks algal bloom

2 divers win Australian award for Thai cave rescue

Jan 25, 2019

Two amateur divers who canceled their vacation plans for what they thought was a hopeless mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand have been named winners of one of Australia's most prestigious awards

Trip to Haiti makes Naomi Osaka appreciate her good life

Jan 21, 2019

Trip to Haiti makes Naomi Osaka appreciate her good life as she reaches Australian Open quarterfinals

China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

Jan 21, 2019

China says it will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Everest from the northern face by 1/3 this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's highest peak

Australian state to pump oxygen into rivers as fish die

Jan 15, 2019

An Australian state government has announced plans to mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after hundreds of thousands of fish have died in heatwave conditions

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Jan 14, 2019

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks end

Jan 9, 2019

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks with US end

Giving up gas: China's Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

Jan 8, 2019

One of China's major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost all electric-powered taxi fleet

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