Sunday, March 29, 2015
Japan opened what organizers are billing as the world's first “Otaku” summit Saturday, drawing visitors from around the world as the country looks to boost the international fan base for Japanese comic books and anime.
Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging Friday to cut greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutants 25 percent by 2030.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life.
The ice floating around Antarctica has thinned by nearly 20 percent, according to research published Thursday, depleting the bulwark that prevents the permanent collapse of glaciers covering the southern continent.
The U.S. government will allow a Texas man to import the trophy of an endangered black rhinoceros if he kills one in Africa as part of a conservation fundraiser.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Imagine you are Sherlock Holmes bent on solving a mystery but the evidence is starting to crumble and eventually you will be left with worthless dust.
Damages from severe thunderstorms have been growing at a much faster rate than all other weather events over the past quarter century, according a report released Wednesday by Swiss Re.
Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has found.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Experts are gathering in Botswana on Wednesday to try to end the illegal wildlife trade that is decimating populations of elephants, rhinos and other threatened species.