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Pamela Anderson urges Russia to save whales
Pamela Anderson urges Russia to save whales

Pamela Anderson urges Russia to save whales
Obama tours glacier to highlight march of climate change
Obama tours glacier to highlight march of climate change

US President Barack Obama viewed Alaska's Exit Glacier, in a bid to drive home the impact climate change is already having on America.

Obama tours glacier to highlight march of climate change
Obama tries to strike a balance in Alaska
Obama tries to strike a balance in Alaska

Barack Obama arrives in Alaska for a trip aimed at highlighting the pace of climate change. But not everyone in this oil-rich state is welcoming the US president with open arms.

Obama tries to strike a balance in Alaska
'Cure' for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
'Cure' for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal

Anya wasn't even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.

'Cure' for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
World leaders must 'accelerate' climate talks: UN chief
World leaders must 'accelerate' climate talks: UN chief

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that countries must "accelerate the rhythm of negotiations" on capping global warming ahead of an international climate conference in Paris in December.

World leaders must 'accelerate' climate talks: UN chief
Gorillas not guerrillas: tourism hope in troubled Congo
Gorillas not guerrillas: tourism hope in troubled Congo

Tourists perch perilously on a volcano's edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.

Gorillas not guerrillas: tourism hope in troubled Congo
Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean
Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean

Tropical Storm Danny swirled toward the Caribbean Sunday as forecasters warned that some popular vacation destinations could see downpours.

Tropical Storm Danny takes aim at Caribbean
Hurricane Danny strengthens to category 3 storm
Hurricane Danny strengthens to category 3 storm

Hurricane Danny strengthened into a major category 3 storm as it churned in the central Atlantic but forecasters expect it to weaken.

Hurricane Danny strengthens to category 3 storm
Merkel urges Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest
Merkel urges Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest

Brazil and Germany threw their weight behind the push for a global climate agreement later this year and stressed the vital importance of defending the Amazon jungle from deforestation.

Merkel urges Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rated 140 cities by livability. Kazakhstan's Almaty got the 100th place.

Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit
In split with Obama, Clinton opposes Arctic drilling
In split with Obama, Clinton opposes Arctic drilling

Breaking with the president she hopes to succeed, Hillary Clinton expressed her opposition Tuesday to Arctic oil exploration.

In split with Obama, Clinton opposes Arctic drilling
Australia PM Abbott defends emissions target
Australia PM Abbott defends emissions target

Prime Minister Tony Abbott defended Australia's carbon pollution reduction target as in line with those of other countries after the nation's climate change authority criticised the goal as "disappointing".

Australia PM Abbott defends emissions target
Photo © REUTERS
Karachaganak Petroleum Operating fined for improper storage of waste

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating has been fined for improper storage of 64.22 tons of liquid waste at Karachaganak field.

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating fined for improper storage of waste
Pope creates global prayer day for 'Care of Creation'
Pope creates global prayer day for 'Care of Creation'

Pope Francis has established an annual day of global prayer "for the Care of Creation" to boost support for the environment.

Pope creates global prayer day for 'Care of Creation'
Saiga bodies scattered across the steppe. Photo courtesy of mgov.kz
Foreign experts present findings on mass saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan

Foreign experts have finally presented their preliminary findings into the tragic pestilence of hundreds of thousands of rare saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan.

Foreign experts present findings on mass saiga pestilence in Kazakhstan
Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan
Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor made landfall in Taiwan ripping up trees and tearing down billboards as it battered the island with fierce winds and torrential rain.

Typhoon Soudelor makes landfall in Taiwan
Obama says climate one of 'key challenges' of our time
Obama says climate one of 'key challenges' of our time

President Barack Obama described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions.

Obama says climate one of 'key challenges' of our time
Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship
Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship

Thirty years after France's deadly bomb attack on the Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand, anger still crackles in Pete Willcox's voice when he discusses the sinking of the Greenpeace flagship.

Anger still crackles 30 years after France bombed Greenpeace ship
China PM kicks off France visit with climate pledge, Airbus deal
China PM kicks off France visit with climate pledge, Airbus deal

China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang made a long-awaited pledge to curb carbon emissions during a trip to France.

China PM kicks off France visit with climate pledge, Airbus deal
Some corals have DNA to adapt to warmer climate: study
Some corals have DNA to adapt to warmer climate: study

Some coral species are better at adapting to climate change than others, and they may be able to pass their hardy DNA onto the next generation.

Some corals have DNA to adapt to warmer climate: study