A major clean-up continues along the coastline of northeastern Brazil following a massive oil spill that has polluted more than 130 beaches.
The Paris zoo's latest attraction is a brainless, eyeless, single-celled organism with no limbs or stomach but more than 700 genders.
Draft laws on new green taxes and subsidies, including much harsher charges on short-haul flights, will get the German governments approval this week.
These Indian fisherman are turning abandoned nets into eco-friendly surfboards.
The US Geological survey has unveiled stunning views of the Earth.
Rescuers in Japan worked into a third day in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a powerful typhoon that killed nearly 70 people and caused widespread destruction.
In a last-ditch effort to save spotted owls, federal officials are killing hundreds of barred owls in the hopes they can stave off their spotted cousins' potential extinction. WATCH NOW.
Villagers and maritime officers check on whales stranded on Kolo Udju beach on the coast of Menia Village, East Nusa Tenggara, where at least 17 whales were found stranded. (Yuven, AFP)
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NASA also released a time-lapse video of the comet, 2I/Borisov, hurtling past the sun. The images show a halo of dust surrounding the alien object.
Lou Lou, a western lowland gorilla, has given birth to a daughter at the Belo Horizonte Zoo in Brazil. WATCH NOW
A feisty 4m king cobra was pulled from a sewer in southern Thailand in an hour-long operation, a rescue foundation says, describing the reptile as one of the largest they had ever captured.
As rising temperatures drastically reshape Iceland’s landscape, businesses and government prepare for an uncertain future.
South Africa's Brad Binder will be taking part in MotoGP next year.
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Seven pilot whales were found dead on an eastern Indonesian beach, an official says, after 17 were stranded in the remote area.
As marine animals attach to the island, the structure could also help calm the ocean's current, which could protect the coast from flooding.
Umhlanga Beach has been closed to the public as it is feared a whale carcass might attract sharks.
NASA data revealed the most basic ingredients of life in bursts from an ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus.
"It is completely not normal! Black rhinos if anything are more aggressive, so the fact that a white rhino did this is even more unusual." - Latest Sightings.
The Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town launched new charging stations for electric cars, as part of a 9-day road trip with green cars from Johannesburg to the Mother City organised by Generation.e.
"When I started, there was poop in bags everywhere," said Ricky Ojwang, skillfully navigating a rubbish-strewn canal in Mukuru, a Nairobi slum where he's worked to improve sanitation since 2012.
Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion vowed on Wednesday to "occupy and shut down" a London airport that connects to the British capital's global financial hub.
Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion have vowed to "occupy and shut down" a London airport that connects to the British capital's global financial hub.
Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 43 people.
Rescue efforts under way as powerful typhoon paralyses Tokyo, leaving nearly half a million homes without power.
Powerful Typhoon Hagibis has barrelled through Japan, killing at least three people and lashing large parts of the country with "unprecedented" rain.
Pick n Pay, Woolworths, and KFC have also recently started to ditch plastic.
Much of California was on high alert as wind-driven wildfires tore through the state's south, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and destroying multiple structures and homes.
Japan braces for a powerful typhoon barrelling towards Tokyo that has already forced the cancellation of two Rugby World Cup matches, disrupted the Suzuka Grand Prix and grounded flights.
SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule prove conclusive, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says.
The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals.
How do you weigh a living whale? Researchers from Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) devised a way to accurately estimate the weight of free-living whales using only aerial images taken by drones.
Nine Botswana rhinos have been poached since April, the government say, an unprecedented rate of one per month that could see rhinos wiped out in the southern African country by 2021.
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