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Ethics debate as pig brains kept alive without a body Pig brains kept alive without a body

Their aim is to develop a way of studying intact human brains in the lab for medical research


Chile court offers lifeline to controversial mine project Chile court offers lifeline to controversial mine project

The area comprises a nature reserve encompassing three islands which are home to 80 percent of the world's Humboldt penguins


EU member states to vote on near-total neonicotinoids ban EU to vote on near-total insecticide ban

Scientific studies have linked their use to the decline of honeybees, wild bees and other pollinators


India state records 36,749 lightning strikes in 13 hours India state records 36,749 lightning strikes in 13 hours

The lightning strikes have been occurring along the northern coast of Andhra Pradesh, an area which often experiences heavy rains


After Cape Town, Ivory Coast city feels the thirst After Cape Town, Ivory Coast city feels the thirst

Crippled by a three-year-long drought, the South African city braced for a complete shutdown of domestic water supplies


Scientists say Australia's mammal extinction rate could worsen Scientists say Australia's mammal extinction rate could worsen

The most at-risk bird is the endangered King Island brown thornbill, found on an island off the island state of Tasmania


Nor’westers turn deadlier Nor’westers turn deadlier

Two people died in Barishal and Bhola districts while many others were injured and hundreds of houses got destroyed in the natural disaster


In southern Iraq, drought tightens its grip In southern Iraq, drought tightens its grip

The famous marshes of Mesopotamia, among the largest in the region, are victims of the "worst drought in their history


Giant mosquito found in China Giant mosquito found in China

These mosquitoes look horrendous, but do not feed on blood


Record concentration of microplastics found in Arctic Record concentration of microplastics found in Arctic

The researchers find a total of 17 different types of plastic in the sea ice, including packaging materials like polyethylene and polypropylene


Wild elephants are in danger in Sri Lanka, 82 killed during first quarter of this year Wild elephants are in danger in Sri Lanka

The most number of elephant deaths reported from the eastern part of the country


California to 'whiplash' between drought, floods: study California to 'whiplash' between drought, floods: study

The situation will worsen as the global climate alters due to mankind's voracious burning of coal, oil, and gas for energy


China may avoid 94,000 deaths with climate policies: study China may avoid 94,000 deaths with climate policies: study

The country has pledged to reach peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 at the latest


Climate change: Michael Bloomberg offers $4.5m for Paris deal Bloomberg offers to meet US climate deal shortfall

The former New York Mayor offers $4.5m to cover the lapsed US contribution to the Paris climate deal


8,000bn microbeads flow into water bodies in and around 3 major cities: Study Earth Day 2018: Experts for eliminating plastic pollution

This year’s objective set by the day’s founders, the Earth Day Network (EDN), is to focus on mobilising the world to end plastic pollution

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