Polar bear Nora, harbor seals, sea otters and Samudra the Asian elephant play in the snow after a winter storm in Portland.
Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.
Egyptian beekeeper Mohamed Hagras grows a “beard of bees” to demonstrate the usefulness of the honey-producing insects and to show that they aren’t aggressive.
At least 97 people have died in the magnitude 6.5 tremor, the Army says, while hundreds are reportedly injured.
Paris is once again restricting the number of cars travelling in to the French capital as a pollution spike continues.
It is all about limiting climate change and boosting sustainability.
At the UN climate change summit in Marrakech one of the delegates reacted to the news.
Video of Earth from the International Space Station (taken from Nasa live cut during the Orbital ATK launch).
The US has joined more than 20 other countries in creating 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world.
Dry, hot and windy conditions continue to drive the Blue Cut wildfire in Southern California
High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
Burnt toilet paper sparks devastating wildfire: one dead, 2,500 evacuated and 3,000 hectares of forest ravaged.
Smoke and ash have been raining down near Lake Berryessa in the US state of California where wildfires have been spreading.
Richard Branson’s dream of commercial space tourism is a step closer to reality.
A state of emergency is in place in parts of the southern German region of Bavaria after heavy floods caused power cuts and chaos.
They are big, beautiful and in many ways just like us. Gorillas have gripped the world's attention since the killing of Harambe at Cincinnati Zoo after a small boy tumbled into his enclosure.
An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.
At least one person has died and dozens have been injured after two earthquakes shook Ecuador, which is still reeling from a massive tremor last…
Delegates from more than 165 states are at the United Nations in New York to sign an historic deal to slow down climate change. #EarthDay - the
As many as five people have died in flash flooding in Houston, Texas.
At least six people reported killed, more than 40 injured.
Together, they represent a total of 600 million people. 700 mayors from cities around the world have gathered at the UN climate conference in Paris
Marching against climate change: around the world, thousands take to the streets ahead of the COP21 conference.
It is a sobering statistic ahead of crucial climate talks in Paris. The world has seen its hottest October on record says NASA. Our monthly
Much has been written already about the consequences and implications of last Friday’s attacks in Paris. However, some of the most insightful comment