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Thai Airways bans shark fin from cargo flights

Thai Airways has banned shark fin from its cargo flights as part of a growing global campaign against the popular delicacy in Asia.

Yosemite Park fire threatens famous giant sequoia trees

A fire raging in California's Yosemite National Park threatens a grove of famous giant sequoia trees.

Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking...

Groundwater levels drop in south-western US in ongoing drought

Underground stores of water in the southwestern United States have receded dramatically amid ongoing...

Bees provide a sweet solition to Airbus' pollution problem

Beehives are placed near an airport runway in Hamburg to measure pollution levels on behalf of aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus. Elly Park reports.

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a...

Paris suffering rat problem at tourist sites

On a summer's day in central Paris, hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden.

Goodall warns great apes face extinction

The world's great apes face extinction within decades, renowned chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall warned Tuesday in a call to arms to ensure man's...

Inuit village sues to block oil surveys in Canada's Arctic

A small Inuit village in the Canadian Arctic on Monday sued to block offshore exploration for oil, involving noisy air‑cannon surveys it says...