There was no threat to humans.
Tiny fish species such as the anchovy have been fished almost to extinction in waters across the world. New West Coast legislation takes action to protect such so-called forage fish—and could eventually be used as a model globally.
A first of its kind study says there's an estimated five trillion pieces of plastic floating on the surface of the oceans — just how much is in the water column or floats to the bottom remains unknown.
The excruciating mosquito-borne virus has reached now the French archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. And its spreading like wildfire.
For Ursula Rakova, climate change isn't a theory—it's a tangible threat that has been encroaching upon her ancestral home on the Carterets Islands for decades now.
Armed looters reportedly entered and sacked resorts and stores as Mexico once again struggles to respond to a major storm
Estimates of participants were as high as 20,000, making these riots the biggest and most violent Vietnam has experienced in years.