The European Union on Monday welcomed Belgium’s decision to slaughter thousands of healthy pigs to isolate and eradicate an outbreak of swine fever.
Conservationists on Monday slammed the baiting and killing of sharks at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot after two swimmers were attacked, saying the policy was brutal and indiscriminate.
A pair of young orangutans, baby crocodiles and rare birds were among over 400 animals rescued from a boat off Malaysia as they were being smuggled from neighbouring Indonesia, officials said Monday.
Determined to go green, Oslo is slowly but surely ridding its city centre of motorists, angering some who say the “war on cars” is putting the brakes on individual freedoms.
Two large sharks have been killed in Australia after a woman and a girl were attacked at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot.
Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans.
Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control on Earth and will need to think of themselves as Martians to survive, Canada’s most famous spaceman half-jokingly said Friday.
Indian authorities Friday ordered a probe into the deaths of a dozen endangered wild Asiatic lions, half of them cubs, over the last 10 days, officials said.
The number of rhino killed for their horns by poachers in South Africa dipped by 26 percent in the first eight months of the year.
SpaceX is among a handful of companies racing to propel tourists into space. Here are the top projects in the works, and what they involve.
A zoo in Colombia is celebrating the birth of a baby spider monkey, a rare species in danger of extinction.