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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...

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.

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...

Rare Sri Lankan leopards born in French zoo

Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub‑species that numbers only about 700 in the wild, the...

Great apes face extinction: conservationist Jane Goodall

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...

Japan wraps up Pacific whale hunt

Japan announced Tuesday that it had wrapped up a whale hunt in the Pacific, the second campaign since the UN's top court ordered Tokyo to halt a...

Malaysia air quality 'unhealthy' as haze obscures skies

Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" on Tuesday, as haze mostly from forest fires in...