Videographic on climate change. The transition to a zero-carbon economy is likely to be a long and rocky road. So-called green energy is booming, but not fast enough to curb climate change, which is accelerating at an alarming pace as oil, gas and...
Videographic on air pollution. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set its own stricter emissions standards, days before a major UN summit on averting climate change disaster.
Videographic illustrating the Fukushima nuclear disaster. As a Tokyo court pronounced three former executives not guilty in the only criminal trial over the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a woman's voice cut through the silence from the gallery: "Unb...
Videographic on Australia's Great Barrier reef. Australia introduced stricter new laws to limit agricultural run-off into the waters surrounding the Great Barrier Reef Thursday, in an attempt to save the reef and keep its prized world heritage sta...
Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. The Rugby World Cup begins in Japan on Friday.
Videographic illustrating common rugby injuries. The Rugby World Cup begins in Japan on Friday.
New Zealand will be made to fight all the way for a third consecutive title as a ground-breaking Rugby World Cup gets under way in Japan on Friday with half a dozen teams confident of jockeying for the William Webb Ellis trophy. Videographic prese...
Videographic examining the unique movement of a rugby ball through the air. The Rugby World Cup begins in Japan on Friday.
Videographic looking at the history of the rugby ball. The Rugby World Cup begins in Japan on Friday.
Videographic looking at the sport of rugby union. The Rugby World Cup gets under way in Japan on Friday.
Presentation of the Marina Bay Formula 1 circuit ahead of this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
Short videographic on the e-cigarette. New York became the second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, following several vaping-linked deaths that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking.
New research has found that vaping temporarily is enough to impact the body's blood vessels.Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania asked 31 nonsmoking participants to inhale electronic cigarettes 16 times for three seconds each.
NASA has announced plans to launch the Europa Clipper space mission to examine Jupiter's icy moon Europa by 2025.The mission aims to identify whether or not life could exist on Europa, according to the U.S. space agency's website.
Palm trees in Florida are under severe threat from a condition known as Lethal Bronzing Disease, an illness that can kill the trees in months.
The technological advances of the last decades make many of us feel as if we are living in a science fiction movie.
Researchers aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden as part of the Northwest Passage Project, an 18-day expedition through the Northwest Passage, have found microplastics polluting ice from the Arctic Ocean.
The Ocean Cleanup, a non-profit organization developing technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, has launched the second version of its cleanup system.
A cosmic collision between Jupiter and a protoplanet billions of years ago could explain the unexpected readings from NASA's Juno space probe.
Researchers have long wondered what really happened to Amelia Earhart, the first ever female aviator to fly solo.
Climate change and warming waters have caused the mass deaths of salmon in some parts of Alaska.
Swedish scientists have discovered a new organ under the skin that helps process certain kinds of pain.According to National Geographic, mechanical pain was typically thought to be perceived through sensitive nerve cell endings in the epidermis.
New radio waves from outer space have been detected by the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment radio telescope, also known as CHIME.The findings were submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
Fake news didn't start with the current American political administration.
Think again before re-wearing the same dirty underwear for a second day in a row.
A university of Adelaide-led research team has created a carbon nanotube that could help fight microplastic pollution in our oceans.
Several dogs have become fatally ill after swimming in lakes and ponds and ingesting water contaminated with toxic algae.
As the Chinese government continues to strongly criticize the now months-long protests in Hong Kong, many wonder what Beijing will do to quiet the dissent.
Videographic on malaria. Kenya on Friday became the third country to start routinely innoculating infants against malaria, using the world's first vaccine to combat a disease that kills 800 children globally every day.
Videographic examining snowflakes. Organisers of Tokyo 2020 have tested the use of artificial snow as they look for novel ways to keep spectators and athletes cool during Tokyo's notoriously steamy summer months.
Videographic showing pollution associated with fashion. London Fashion Week gets under way on Friday.
New Zealand will be made to fight all the way for a third consecutive title as a ground-breaking Rugby World Cup gets under way in Japan next week with half a dozen teams confident of jockeying for the William Webb Ellis trophy. Videographic prese...
Videographic looking at the sport of rugby union. New Zealand will be made to fight all the way for a third consecutive title as a ground-breaking Rugby World Cup gets under way in Japan next week with half a dozen teams confident of jockeying for...
Officials from the Colombian Agricultural and Livestock Authority have confirmed that the tropical race 4 fungus has spread to the country's Cavendish banana plantations.Cavendish bananas dominate the global export market.
Archaeologists may have unearthed evidence to confirm the Biblical account of Jerusalem's destruction by the Babylonians.
Could open relationships be the future of how people find love?
Videographic on wildfires. The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia. VIDEOGRAPHICS
Videographic on pesticides. Paris and four other French cities on Thursday banned the use of pesticides within their boundaries, as an anti-chemicals movement that began in the countryside gains momentum.
Videographic explaining how vaccinations work. Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the UK. The World Vaccination Summit begins in Brussels on ...
Videographic on marine pollution. After sowing mass destruction across the island, Hurricane Dorian delivered one final blow: an oil spill at the Norwegian Equinor facility.
Videographic on air pollution. Beijing's notoriously bad air quality has improved in recent years and the Chinese capital is expected to drop out of a list of 200 most polluted cities in the world this year, a data provider said Thursday.
Australian architectural firms LAVA Architects and Aspect Studios have partnered together and won a competition to design Ho Chi Minh City's new sustainable Central Park.
The chances of an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2019 have increased now that El Nino is over.
What noise irritates you the most?
Short videographic on the e-cigarette. Billionaire and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced a $160 million campaign to ban flavored e-cigarettes in the United States following a spike in vaping deaths.