Hairdressers from around Australia have been stockpiling clippings in the hope they can be used to clean up 4,000 tonnes of oil from a massive leak in the Indian Ocean.
Russia declared a state of emergency after a power plant spilled 20,000 metric tons of oil and diesel fuel into a river in the Arctic Circle. The possible cause: melting permafrost due to climate change.
Certain species of iguanas, giant turtles, and sea lions only live in the Galapagos islands.
Ordinary citizens worry about how to survive a disaster caused by Indonesia’s largest oil company.