Saturday, June 15, 2013
Warming ocean waters are melting the Antarctic ice shelves from the bottom up, researchers said Thursday in the first comprehensive study of the thick platforms of floating ice.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Hollywood director James Cameron told a Senate panel on Tuesday that federal partnerships in oceanic research are vital to understanding the oceans' role in climate change, trade and education.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Rising carbon emissions will place parts of India, China, Southeast Asia, East Africa and the northern Andes at a higher risk of extreme floods, a study published on Sunday says.
Monday, June 10, 2013
City authorities in Johannesburg, South Africa's economic hub, have unveiled an ambitious plan to undo urban inequalities of the apartheid era and turn the continent's wealthiest city into the “New York of Africa.”
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Procedural protests by Russia held up part of the U.N. climate talks on Friday for the fifth successive day, according to frustrated delegates at the labyrinthine negotiations in Bonn.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
China Airlines (CAL) yesterday unveiled a fuselage painted by Jimmy Liao, one of Taiwan's most famous illustrators, in a bid to promote Taiwan's creativity and environmental awareness to the world.
Friday, June 7, 2013
The Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that the first stage of a plan to charge travelers more to visit national scenic areas will take effect toward the end of this year.
Brazil said Wednesday it has reduced Amazon deforestation by nearly 84 percent over the past eight years and is nearing its international target for slowing devastation of the world's largest rainforest.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Emerald tree frogs, the largest tree frog in the country, have again been spotted in tea gardens in the Pingling District of New Taipei, the city government said recently.
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Sunday, June 2, 2013
One of the world's least cycle-friendly cities, Moscow, on Saturday launched its first bicycle-sharing scheme allowing residents to pedal around for free and escape the traffic gridlock.