Could Venus have been habitable?

Venus may have been a temperate planet hosting liquid water for 2-3 billion years, until a…

Communities search for ways to live with growing fire threat

Unless it’s Sunday, Kelly Loew is steering her rusty red Jeep down the same mail route…

Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocks

Many Albanians in the capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres have not gone…

As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of…

Lorena downgraded to tropical storm off northwest Mexico coast

Hurricane Lorena was downgraded to a tropical storm as it swirled in the Gulf of California…

Runaway bear cub returns to the wild in French Pyrenees

A runaway bear cub that tunneled its way out of an enclosure in southern France but…

Flights cancelled as Typhoon Tapah approaches Japan

Typhoon Tapah approached southwestern Japan Sunday, with heavy rain and strong winds grounding hundreds of regional…

Swiss to hold high-altitude wake for lost glacier

Dozens of people will undertake a “funeral march” up a steep Swiss mountainside on Sunday to…

Environmental activists get down and dirty on mass cleanup day

Thousands of volunteers wielding nets and bin bags scoured coasts, parks and riverbanks across the globe…

Refugees from rising seas: no place to call home

Most refugees fleeing persecution, famine or civil strife dream of one thing: going home some day. …