Outbreaks of the sometimes-fatal West Nile virus across the United States have intensified, making this one of the worst years for the mosquito-borne disease.
The Paralympic Games' slogan is "inspire a generation" but life under Atos is killing us, disability campaigners warned today in a desperate plea to end its "tick-box tests."
Yamada said this disaster requires mobilizing international expertise along with an international inspection team.
For those who continue to argue that nuclear energy is both feasible and safe, protesters may have a new, compelling argument: "Tell that to the butterflies."
This comes one year after Japan was struck by the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered Fukushima Daichi disaster.
The Pacific Garbage Patch is an area of the Pacific Ocean filled with tons of plastic trash, which has increased exponentially.
The very real problem of global warming is leaving its mark upon the U.S. this summer as scorching heat plagues most of the country
Environmental activists world wide - including community leaders and journalists - were being killed at a rate of one per week during 2011 alone.
On June 19, 1,450 barrels of crude oil spilled from a pumping station on a pipeline operated by the Enbridge company.
Activists and critics alike are outraged at the Canadian government's recent decision to drastically downsize its environmental assessment process.