Lebanon launched a bike-sharing programme in its capital Beirut on Sunday, hoping to cut down on the congested city’s notorious traffic and pollution.
SpaceX on Sunday postponed for 24 hours the launch of a secretive US government payload, known only as NROL-76, due to a “sensor issue” with the rocket, a spokesman said.
Fed up with endless encroachment on their ancestral lands, leaders of Brazil’s many indigenous tribes went to the capital Brasilia to speak out this week. But they had trouble finding anyone to listen.
International scientists have uncovered prehistoric human DNA from caves without bones, an advance that could shed new light on human history and evolution.
A pair of filmmakers at the prestigious TED Conference used virtual reality to allow people to experience the ravages of deforestation — from the perspective of a tree.
Investigators are probing an unusually high number of humpback whale deaths since 2016 off the US Atlantic Coast, where many appear to have been killed by colliding with boats, officials said Thursday.
Britain’s government must publish proposals to tackle air pollution months earlier than it wanted, a top court ruled Thursday, saying the plans cannot be delayed until after June’s general election.
Philippine socialite-turned-environment minister Regina Lopez caused ire in the mining industry Thursday by announcing a ban on new open-pit mines, a move that threatens over eight billion dollars in investments.
Scientists said Thursday that they have manufactured tiny bricks out of artificial Martian soil, anticipating the day when humans may construct colonies on the Red Planet.
The EU warned Poland on Thursday it may take legal action to stop logging in a UNESCO World Heritage forest, risking a new clash with Warsaw’s right-wing government.
An endangered vaquita porpoise was found dead in the Gulf of Mexico, the country’s environmental protection authority said Wednesday, bringing to four the number of dead vaquitas found in 2017.