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design of Masdar, city if the future 
© eco-turizm.net Nobel prizewinner proposes a new city in KZ Nobel peace prizewinner Rae Kwon Chung offered Kazakh authorities to create an eco-city fully maintained by alternative sources of energy.
25 ноября 2016
Pine Island Glacier drains an area of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet that measures 160,000 sq km
© BAS/J.SMITH/ BBC.COM Huge glacier retreat triggered in 1940s The melting Antarctic glacier that now contributes more to sea-level rise than any other ice stream began its big decline in the 1940s.
25 ноября 2016
© bgr.com Earth sees hottest year-to-date in modern era: US The first 10 months of this year have been the hottest in modern times, while last month was the third warmest October over since 1880.
18 ноября 2016
200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread.
23 августа 2016
Aping jazz greats, orangutan makes music Down Under An orangutan living in an Australian zoo has created a jazz riff.
19 августа 2016
July was Earth's hottest month in modern times Soaring temperatures worldwide made July the Earth's hottest month in modern times, setting a new high mark for global heat.
18 августа 2016
Pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards. ©Sen Nathan Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia.
12 августа 2016
©Reuters Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project.
08 августа 2016
France becomes first major nation to ratify UN climate deal President Francois Hollande finalised ratification of the Paris climate accord reached in December 2015.
15 июня 2016
Thai tiger temple monk caught fleeing with skins, fangs Thai authorities uncovered a trove of animal parts and intercepted a monk trying to leave a controversial tiger temple with skins and fangs.
02 июня 2016
Renewable energy sources grew at record pace in 2015: study Developing countries spent more on renewable power than rich ones for the first time last year.
01 июня 2016
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO
12 мая 2016
Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino freak weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches.
04 мая 2016
First signs of coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour: scientists Coral bleaching has been detected in Sydney Harbour. The damaging phenomenon is blamed on warming sea-surface temperatures.
19 апреля 2016
ExxonMobil, Rockefellers face off in climate battle US energy giant ExxonMobil is facing an onslaught from environmentalists and some shareholders including the Rockefeller Family Fund.
18 апреля 2016
Barsakelmes Natural Reserve in Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of zapovedniki-mira.com UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves A Kazakhstani site has been added to the UNESCO list of protected biosphere nature reserves.
24 марта 2016
Finland probes mystery spike in radioactivity Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki.
09 марта 2016
Mutation in vegetation around Fukushima. Photo courtesy of thefukushimaradiationtreereports.wordpress.com Mutations, DNA damage seen in Fukushima forests: Greenpeace Conservation group Greenpeace warned that the environmental impact of the Fukushima nuclear crisis five years ago on nearby forests is just beginning to be seen.
04 марта 2016
Hollande acknowledges impact of nuclear testing in Pacific French President Francois Hollande acknowledged that three decades of nuclear tests in French Polynesia had had "an impact" on health.
23 февраля 2016
Russia 'warming 2.5 times quicker' than global average: ministry Russia is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the world, sounding an alarm on the rise in floods and wildfires nationwide.
25 декабря 2015

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