Environment

Some commentators have likened the protests in New Caledonia, which has prevented any shipments or production, to a dawning “civil war.”
A new union contract at the Environmental Protection Agency guards against "inappropriate interference in scientific work," a hallmark of the Trump era.
Twice per year, New Yorkers and visitors are treated to a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge, when the setting sun aligns with the Manhattan street grid and sinks below the horizon framed in a canyon of skyscrapers.
The 2024 cicada emergence is underway in Illinois.
The Papua New Guinea government said thousands are believed to have been buried alive in a landslide in the South Pacific island nation.
A series of powerful storms in the central and southern U.S. left a wide trail of destroyed homes, businesses and power outages.
European leaders want to transform this forgotten farming region into the continent's largest lithium mining operation — and locals are fighting back.
"This really could have ended horribly," a New Zealand conservation officer said of the shocking incident, which was caught on video.
The "Furiosa" star was about to make one of the sharks very furious, he said on "The Late Show."
Lopburi is being run ragged by more than 2,500 wild monkeys so officials are trying to trap the simian raiders using trickery and ripe tropical fruit.