The glare of urban living all but blots out the cosmic show overhead, denying you the dazzling vision of countless constellations and celestial bodies. Take a look at these breathtaking pictures of the night sky without light pollution.
Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a study showed on Tuesday.
Bison calves have been born in Alberta's Banff National Park for the first time in 140 years, Parks Canada officials said on Tuesday, marking a milestone in attempts to reintroduce a wild herd to the area.
It is as if a child has been doodling with large coloured crayons but what you see are actually the great gouge marks left on the seafloor when the keel of a giant block of ice has dragged through the sediments.
The first time a mine forced Wendy Bowman off her Hunter Valley farm, it followed a four-year legal battle in which she fought to prove her land had been destroyed. The second time she was served an eviction notice, with just six weeks to make way for a new mine. The third time, she said "enough was enough".