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Plastic pollution kills half a million hermit crabs on remote islands

Experts fear species decline after huge number of deaths on Henderson and CocosMore than half a million hermit crabs have been killed after becoming ...

Plastic pollution kills half a million hermit crabs on remote islands

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Plastic pollution has killed half a million hermit crabs, study says As plastic piles up on beaches, hermit crabs are getting trapped in plastic containers and killed....
13:20, 2019-12-05

Hermit crabs killed after becoming trapped in plastic rubbish on two remote islands More than half a million hermit crabs have died after becoming trapped in plastic rubbish on two remote islands, researchers said....
12:00, 2019-12-05

From remote Australian islands to the Mediterranean Sea: Plastic pollution is easy to see “The plastic on Cocos (Keeling) was largely single-use consumer items such as bottle caps and straws, as well as a large number of shoes."...
20:00, 2019-05-22

One of the most remote islands is plagued by plastic waste Enlarge / Plastic water bottles washed up on a beach. (credit: Water Alternatives / Flickr) Roughly halfway between Argentina and South Africa, in th...
15:24, 2019-10-04

One of the most remote settled islands is plagued by plastic waste Enlarge / Plastic water bottles washed up on a beach. (credit: Water Alternatives / Flickr) Roughly halfway between Argentina and South Africa, in th...
22:28, 2019-10-03

Seven tonnes of marine plastic pollution collected on remote Arnhem Land beach Water bottles, cigarette lighters and fishing nets were among garbage found on Djulpan beach, Sea Shepherd saysFurther evidence that plastic does not...
04:28, 2019-09-06

Microplastics may stop hermit crabs from choosing the best home Life in plastic is not fantastic. Microplastics disrupt the ability of hermit crabs to choose the best shells....
08:44, 2019-09-15

Long penises help hermit crabs avoid being robbed during sex Some male hermit crabs have unusually long penises. This could be so that they can protect their homes whilst having sex...
21:08, 2019-04-11

414 million pieces of trash found on remote islands near Australia, study finds Even remote, mostly uninhabited islands are still covered in trash, a new study has found....
01:48, 2019-05-17

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny...
15:44, 2019-05-16

Scientists went to one of the world's most remote island atolls. They found 414 million pieces of plastic The amount of plastic pollution previously thought to exist around the world may be a dramatic underestimate — because the vast majority of plastic p...
17:20, 2019-05-21

Plastic pollution 'kills one person every 30 seconds' in developing countries, report finds One person dies every 30 seconds in developing countries from diseases caused by plastic pollution and rubbish, a report has found....
17:04, 2019-05-14

Beehive Arson in Texas Kills Half a Million: ‘There Goes My Honey Flow’ Investigators are trying to figure out why about 20 hives were set on fire, thrown in a pond and toppled over....
21:52, 2019-05-01

Crabs are being found in the Thames with stomachs full of plastic Crabs in the Thames are ingesting “shocking” amounts of plastic and may be passing it on in high doses to other species in the river, researchers hav...
17:08, 2019-10-11

Plastic pollution: how plastic bags could help save the planet Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed....
02:04, 2019-10-17

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne ...
15:00, 2019-06-27

What can music tell us about plastic pollution? Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anni...
11:32, 2019-09-30

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anni...
13:24, 2019-09-02

Plastic Pollution Might Be Depriving Us of Oxygen The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the foo...
19:32, 2019-06-20

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem aroun...
16:32, 2019-08-29

American flags lowered to half-staff on Jeffrey Epstein’s private islands The American flags on Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island have been lowered to half-staff in the wake of his apparent suicide behind bars, acc...
15:20, 2019-08-15

Plastic pollution: Bangor divers cleaning up the seabed A group of divers are taking beach clean ups to the next level by diving for litter under water....
01:20, 2019-06-15

Plastic pollution: How Ibiza is tackling its problem with waste Hundreds of thousands of Brits travel to Ibiza each summer, but what happens to their waste when they leave?...
11:16, 2019-10-11

Plastic pollution harms oxygen-producing bacteria New research finds that plastic pollution not only harms fish but also damages species of bacteria that produce the oxygen we breathe....
11:12, 2019-05-26

Two types of plastic pollution found in Mediterranean for first time Two types of plastic called plasticrust and pyroplastics were spotted on an Italian island the first time, suggesting the issue may be more widesprea...
13:04, 2019-11-14

Plastic alternatives may worsen marine pollution, MPs warn Committee says UK should reduce use of plastics rather than replace it with other materialsCompostable and biodegradable plastics could add to marine...
07:44, 2019-09-12

Air pollution kills five people in Bristol each week, study shows Toxic air contributes to health conditions such as asthma, cancer and stroke, say expertsFive people die each week in Bristol as a result of high lev...
07:24, 2019-11-18

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels...
16:08, 2019-06-06

Plastic pollution in worlds' oceans could have $2.5 trillion impact, study says A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world's oceans is having an economic impact that is startling – perhaps as much as $2....
18:12, 2019-04-26

Fishing gear to blame for majority of plastic pollution in ocean Think of marine plastic pollution and the image of a sea turtle stuck in a six-pack ring may leap to mind. Or in more recent days, the hotly conteste...
20:12, 2019-11-06

Factbox: Aluminum cans get boost from anger over plastic pollution French food and drinks multinational Danone is the latest company shaking up the world's $19 billion bottled water industry by switching some of its ...
09:28, 2019-10-17

China drafts new rules to control rural plastic pollution China will tighten regulations on the use of plastic film by farmers to boost crop yields, which has become a major source of soil contamination thro...
04:08, 2019-12-06

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the Unit...
01:40, 2019-05-12

Aspirin could cut air pollution harms in half, study claims Aspirin may lessen the negative effects of air pollution, an intriguing new study concludes....
00:16, 2019-10-05

Southeast Asian countries need tougher plastic policies to curb pollution: U.N. Southeast Asian countries, among the world's worst ocean polluters, need tougher regulations for plastic packaging to curb leakage, a United Nations ...
15:00, 2019-11-13

Dutch foundation launches project to tackle river plastic pollution A Dutch foundation devoted to fighting plastic pollution in the world's oceans on Saturday unveiled a new device designed to stop it from reaching th...
21:16, 2019-10-26

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, w...
19:24, 2019-05-11

Andrew Forrest launches US$300m war on plastic to tackle ocean pollution Mining billionaire’s initiative would see manufacturers of virgin plastic pay premium for doing so Mining billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is laun...
07:24, 2019-09-25

Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs 'paradise' island Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists....
15:36, 2019-05-16

Plastic pollution: Cycle-challenge woman 'speechless' at beach waste Kiko Matthews, who cycled around the UK coast, says she collected 3.45 tonnes of rubbish from beaches....
21:08, 2019-07-29

US recycling event is cover for enormous volume of plastic pollution, say critics America Recycles Day promoted by EPA is brainchild of not-for-profit backed by companies that produce plastic productsAmerica’s government-backed nat...
08:20, 2019-11-15

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam h...
20:52, 2019-07-02

Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year' City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmin...
07:36, 2019-07-08

Coca-Cola labelled worst plastic pollution culprit by pressure group Coca-Cola has been labelled the worst culprit for plastic pollution by an environmental pressure group....
22:48, 2019-10-23

World’s plastic pollution problem worsens as ‘plasticrust’ forms on Portuguese island Researchers have discovered a strange, never-before-seen type of pollution that they've dubbed "plasticrust" along the shoreline of the Portuguese is...
18:12, 2019-06-26

Timeline: Trump aims to end half century of California regulating car pollution The Trump administration said on Thursday it was revoking California's power to set its own fuel efficiency laws, a move that could lead to legal bat...
18:28, 2019-09-19

All-female crew sets sail around the world to find solutions for ocean plastic pollution The “eXXpedition Round the World” voyage will circumnavigate the globe in 30 legs over the next two years....
15:24, 2019-10-08

200 million devices—some mission-critical—vulnerable to remote takeover Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, an...
00:04, 2019-07-30

Terminal raises $17 million to help startups build remote engineering teams Terminal, a company that helps tech startups set up remote engineering hubs, has raised $17 million in a series B round of funding.Read More...
15:28, 2019-09-26

When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half Liz Knueven/Business Insider The zero-waste trend is all about eliminating disposable packaging, especially single use plastics, from daily life. I...
23:48, 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein had a 'Frankenstein'-like plan to analyze human DNA in the US Virgin Islands, and it reportedly pulled in $200 million Associated Press Late financier Jeffrey Epstein had plans to study people's DNA from one of his homes in the US Virgin Islands. The firm overseeing t...
17:56, 2019-10-04

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimat...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Five million pollution masks to be handed to Delhi residents Air pollution in the capital territory is 20 times higher than WHO recommended safe levelThe residents of Delhi have already begun to forget what it ...
18:36, 2019-11-02

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its No...
11:24, 2019-05-20

Asthma linked to pollution affects 4 million children worldwide, report says Between 2010 and 2015, roughly 4 million children globally developed asthma annually from inhaling nitrogen dioxide produced largely by motor vehicle...
16:36, 2019-04-12

Mismanaged waste 'kills up to a million people a year globally' Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseasesMismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of...
01:24, 2019-05-14

Air pollution, the ‘silent killer’ that claims seven million lives a year: rights council hears Shifting to renewable energy could save up to 150 million lives by the end of the century amid concerns that six billion people regularly inhale air ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019 Modern Times Group (MTG) has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in the category...
14:32, 2019-07-17

Half a million sign up to raid Area 51 and 'see them aliens' Half a million people have signed up to "storm" a US military base that conspiracy theorists say holds alien technology....
02:52, 2019-07-13

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport...
12:00, 2019-06-29

Over half a million International Driving Permits bought since February News 17 Jul, 2019 Drivers in the UK have spent more than £3m buying International Driving Permits since February in preparation for a n...
13:08, 2019-07-17

Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in First Half of 2019 A new report puts 2019 on pace to be one of the most disastrous years in almost two decades even before the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahama...
09:48, 2019-09-12

WeWork files for IPO, shows $700 million loss in first half of year WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the fir...
16:48, 2019-08-14

Nearly Half A Million Fords and Lincolns Recalled For Faulty Seats Since the Ford F-series pickup truck was America’s best-selling vehicle last year (nearly a million sold, my God), the chances are good that at least...
01:48, 2019-09-05

Democratic candidate spending $15M-$20M to register half million voters WASHINGTON (AP) — As he moves toward a presidential announcement, New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is rolling out plans to spend an estimated $...
04:56, 2019-11-23

A half-million reasons: Talking to your child about foster care Although there are millions of children in foster care, many kids don't know what that is, or have a negative view of it. It's up to adults to change...
15:36, 2019-11-21

3-year-old disables dad's iPad for 25 million minutes, or nearly half a century A D.C.-based journalist has apparently been locked out of his iPad for more than 25 million minutes – or, nearly half a century – after his 3-year-ol...
16:08, 2019-04-09

Some total scumbag torched half a million bees in Texas Despite their reputation for offering painful stings — a result of the general confusion between bees and wasps — bees are absolutely vit...
18:16, 2019-05-02

Half a Million Diesel Volvos Were Just Recalled for Risk of Fire Even super stylish Swedish cars obsessed with safety get recalled once in a while. If you drive a four-cylinder diesel Volvo that was produced within...
20:40, 2019-07-22

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of ...
04:28, 2019-08-15

More than half a million Californian customers may face power outages More than half a million homes and businesses in California could lose power this week as utilities including Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern Cal...
12:40, 2019-10-24

Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use - A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine allianc...
16:00, 2019-12-05

Is the hermit nation of Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse? For years, Turkmenistan has been able to survive on its vast gas reserves. But with the collapse of gas prices in recent years, the screws are tighte...
13:16, 2019-08-12

Game of Thrones petition to remake series nears half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
21:04, 2019-05-16

South Dakota spent half a million dollars to proclaim: "Meth. We're on it" South Dakota recently unveiled an advertising campaign aimed at both bringing awareness to drug abuse while highlighting both the need for inclusivit...
22:20, 2019-11-19

Microsoft Teams passes 20 million daily users, up more than half in 4 months Microsoft said on Tuesday its workplace messaging app, Teams, has more than 20 million daily active users, up from 13 million in July.Read More...
08:48, 2019-11-20

‘I Don’t Want to Stay Here’: Half a Million Live in Flood Zones, and the Government Is Paying About 450,000 government-subsidized households are in flood plains, a risk that is growing more urgent in the era of climate change....
21:04, 2019-04-11

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on ...
18:44, 2019-08-09

Ebola emergency as half a million new vaccine doses to be urgently stockpiled The world is stockpiling large quantities of a new Ebola vaccine in preparation for the spread of the deadly virus which leaves victims suffering fro...
20:16, 2019-12-05

Half a million protesters march in Barcelona, hundreds clash with police More than 200 people have been injured and nearly 100 arrested since separatist sentiment surged on Monday....
23:08, 2019-10-18

How a small Turkish city successfully absorbed half a million migrants Gaziantep has grown by 30% due to newcomers fleeing the crisis across the border in Syria, but remains a model of tolerance and pragmatismImagine you...
14:12, 2019-06-19

Arsonist torches half a million bees in Texas, destroys colonies A bee-hating firebug set dozens of hives aflame in Texas, killing about half a million honey-makers, authorities said. The arsonist struck the Brazor...
19:20, 2019-05-02

A family found more than half a million dollars in cocaine on the beach during their vacation Google Maps A man and his family discovered 20 bricks of cocaine while on vacation in South Carolina. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Offi...
05:48, 2019-10-09

Family finds more than a half a million dollars of cocaine on the beach during their vacation Google Maps A man and his family discovered 20 bricks of cocaine while on vacation in South Carolina. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Offi...
05:12, 2019-10-09

More than a half million people to lose food stamps under new Trump rule More than a half-a-million people are set to be thrown off food stamps after the Trump administration on Wednesday approved a new requirement tighten...
23:32, 2019-12-05

Distant ancestor of the iPhone expected to sell for HALF A MILLION pounds A CURRENT top-of-the-line Apple iPhone offers 512 gigabytes of storage and 4 gb of memory....
17:36, 2019-05-09

NDP commits to $10B over four years to create half a million new child care spaces Singh said the program would be enshrined in law so child care is available across the country, in urban, remote and rural areas....
04:48, 2019-10-01

World Bank readies $300 million to cover half of new Ebola response The World Bank Group is readying a $300 million package of grants and credits to support the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Democratic Repub...
19:00, 2019-07-24

More than half a million Canadians could work in clean tech by 2030: report Canada's clean tech industry set to grow four times faster than others, according to a report from Clean Energy Canada....
23:44, 2019-10-03

Trump says Green New Deal would turn US into ‘hermit nation’ President Trump warned a rally crowd in New Mexico on Monday that the Green New Deal would turn the United States into a “hermit nation.” Touting the...
07:56, 2019-09-17

Tracy Morgan crashes $2 million supercar half-mile from dealership: report Tracy Morgan crashed his $2 million supercar in New York City Tuesday, just minutes after buying the car, according to a report....
11:24, 2019-06-05

Axing scandalous John Jay College professors will cost nearly half million dollars The cost to taxpayers of the John Jay College sex and drugs scandal is nearing a half million dollars — and climbing. The criminal justice school, pa...
21:36, 2019-05-18

Beehives in Texas attacked, set on fire, killing half a million bees, officials say Dozens of beehives were attacked and set on fire in Texas over the weekend, an act “beyond comprehension” that killed an estimated half a million bee...
20:44, 2019-04-30

Japan grants half a million pardons to mark enthronement of emperor Naruhito Petty crimes forgiven ahead of ceremony that completes ascension after father’s abdication in May Naruhito has proclaimed himself Japan’s new emperor...
07:12, 2019-10-22

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by Germ...
01:48, 2019-06-16

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by Germ...
07:48, 2019-06-16

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project kil...
16:08, 2019-06-01

A pilot and Instagram influencer with nearly half a million followers reveals 7 secrets most people don't know about the job Maria the Pilot Maria Fagerström is a Swedish pilot and Instagram influencer living in Spain. She shares insights about her life as a pilot with...
15:48, 2019-11-09

Obi-Wan show to track Ewan McGregor's transformation into a sad desert hermit The prequel trilogy of Star Wars films doesn’t end particularly well for our old pal, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Sure, he has the high ground and all, but at th...
02:40, 2019-10-26

Malaysia sends half a million face masks to haze-hit state, shuts schools Malaysia sent half a million face masks to the eastern state of Sarawak and closed more than 400 schools there on Tuesday as a haze spread from fores...
10:52, 2019-09-10

T-Mobile will give away half a million Starbucks gift cards as a bonus deal next Tuesday T-Mobile typically unveils its full list of Tuesdays freebies, discounts, and perks first thing every Wednesday with minimal fanfare on the official ...
10:32, 2019-12-05

McDonald's new CEO didn't own any shares of the company before last week. Now he owns half a million dollars' worth. Richa Naidu/Reuters Last week Chris Kempczinski was the US president of McDonald's and didn't own any shares in the company. One week later, Kempczin...
17:40, 2019-11-07

Team Trump Threatens to Yank Billions in Fed Cash From California for Not Cutting Air Pollution—but Won’t Let the State Cut Air Pollution Does Donald Trump want California to battle air pollution, or not? That’s a question lawmakers there likely have on their minds with the Trump admini...
06:16, 2019-09-25

North Korea refugees use YouTube to reveal life inside Hermit Kingdom SEOUL, South Korea — Wearing a fedora, Jang Myung-jin shouts “Hello, comrades!” as he starts his YouTube broadcast, titled “A North Korean man, Tango...
19:32, 2019-09-26

Thomas Cook's failure has left half a million people stranded abroad. Here are 9 of the worst company collapses in history. Thomas Cook's bankruptcy — which stranded 600,000 passengers and ruined travel plans — is just one example of disastrous company collapse...
00:12, 2019-09-24

Homeowners urged to unplug Whirlpool tumble dryers after firm faces order to recall half a million machines Hundreds of thousands of owners of unmodified Whirlpool tumble dryers have been urged to unplug them immediately as the firm faces an "unprecedented"...
08:20, 2019-06-12

The Marines Want To Swarm Beaches With CRABS When the robot uprising ends and the beaten remnants of humanity are put on trial, Exhibit A will be the day the Marines invented CRABS. CRABS, or Cr...
22:16, 2019-11-20

Kevin Durant Re-Crabs His Crabbed Leg, Dammit Kevin Durant ripped off 11 points in an impressive first quarter of Monday night’s Game 5 in Toronto, burying three three-pointers and switching capa...
04:28, 2019-06-11

Crabs can learn and remember their way through a complex maze Shore crabs can learn to navigate their way through a complex, underwater maze and remember it two weeks later...
01:15, 2019-10-23

Brain-eating amoeba kills again—here’s how it kills and how to avoid it Enlarge / Ahhhhhhhhhhhh (credit: Getty | James Morgan) A 59-year-old North Carolina man died Monday, July 22, from an infection caused by the free-...
20:48, 2019-07-26

Parliament suspended: Petition to not prorogue Parliament hits half a million signatures in less than a day A petition demanding plans to suspend Parliament are halted has been signed 500,000 times in less than a day....
19:32, 2019-08-28

Parliament suspended: Petition to not prorogue Parliament hits half a million in less than a day A petition demanding plans to suspend Parliament are halted has been signed 500,000 times in less than a day....
18:52, 2019-08-28

Ghost crabs use teeth in stomachs to 'growl' at predators Scientists find first evidence of an animal using stomach sounds to communicateAngry crabs harbour a secret weapon to deter their enemies and ward of...
01:12, 2019-09-11

Watch: Florida neighborhood invaded by hundreds of crabs A Florida woman captured video of hundreds of blue land crabs in her neighborhood, skittering across the roads, lawns and sidewalks....
16:08, 2019-08-08

Ghost crabs use teeth in their stomach to growl at their enemies Many crustaceans have teeth inside their stomachs but ghost crabs are the first to be found to use them for making a growling sound for warning off t...
01:48, 2019-09-11

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic was...
13:04, 2019-08-27

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic g...
08:08, 2019-06-20

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries after a third person died in the Dominican Republic after visiting ...
16:20, 2019-07-11

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongsid...
07:48, 2019-07-08

Supermarket plastic bags could rise to 70p in crackdown on plastic waste The supermarket plastic bag charge could increase to 70p as campaigners push for harsher measures to tackle plastic waste....
17:36, 2019-11-28

Plastic invisibility cloak hides you from people with plastic brains Earlier this week there was suddenly news of an exciting new invisibility cloak. In the end, the story was driven by a blathering press release full ...
19:44, 2019-10-25

Grumpy ghost crabs 'growl' at enemies using teeth in stomach A particularly grumpy type of crab scares off predators by growling at them using teeth in its stomach, new research has revealed....
22:32, 2019-09-11

Watch: Crabs invade Florida man's property during heavy rains A Florida man captured video of a crustacean invasion when heavy rains drove land crabs out of their burrows and onto his backyard porch screen....
19:20, 2019-07-12

‘Invasion’ of land crabs at Florida home caught on video It was “the invasion of the land crabs.” That’s how one Florida homeowner described an influx of the crustacean seeking refuge at h...
21:56, 2019-07-15

Survey shows ongoing rebound for Chesapeake’s blue crabs BALTIMORE (AP) — Blue crabs are rebounding in the Chesapeake Bay, with an annual survey showing the highest estimated population in seven years. That...
19:56, 2019-05-06

Florida woman captures hundreds of crabs scattering into streets A Florida woman taking a stroll through her neighborhood was shocked to find an invasion of blue land crabs scattering across the street. Abriel Arne...
23:40, 2019-08-12

Blue-blooded crabs at heart of pharma dispute on drug testing If you've received a vaccination, hip replacement or chemotherapy without suffering toxic shock, chances are you've benefited from a vast bloodlettin...
09:08, 2019-08-01

Florida woman captures hundreds of crabs scattering into streets during mating season A Florida woman taking a stroll through her neighborhood was shocked to find an invasion of Blue Land Crab scattering across the street. ...
19:04, 2019-08-07

Half-Life: Alyx Takes Place Between Half-Life 1 And Half-Life 2 [Update] Half-Life: Alyx, you might be dismayed to learn, is definitely not Half-Life 3. But it is a new “full-length” Half-Life game, Valve said today, and i...
19:48, 2019-11-21

California and Water: Half Environmental Nightmare, Half Remarkable Success Story In “The Dreamt Land,” Mark Arax chronicles California’s attempt to control its greatest natural resource, often to detrimental effect....
00:44, 2019-06-13

Women's football in Germany: Glass half empty or half full? Germany's female footballers still seek recognition and visibility despite three decades of smashing records and exceeding expectations. As some join...
16:52, 2019-10-15

Women’s football in Germany: Glass half empty or half full? Germany's female footballers still seek recognition and visibility despite three decades of smashing records and exceeding expectations. As some join...
13:12, 2019-10-15

The new feminist armpit hair revolution: half-statement, half-ornament Female body hair is becoming more visible in popular culture and, while the issue has been around for decades, the new enthusiasm for hirsuteness has...
07:08, 2019-06-24

Russian Health Officials Blame 'Fukushima Crabs' for Cesium-137 Exposure After Mysterious Accident A doctor who treated survivors of a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia was told that the radioactive isotope cesium-137 must have made its way int...
15:24, 2019-08-25

Half-lion, half-tiger weighing 319kg and dubbed 'world's largest cat' caught on camera THE world's largest cat which has genes from both a lion and a tiger was taken for a walk by two incredibly brave men in an astonishing video....
16:08, 2019-06-10

US-Japan trade deal: half-full or half-empty? Donald Trump says his administration will enter into an initial bilateral trade deal with Japan in the coming weeks. But the fate of cars and a curre...
15:32, 2019-09-17

Half-Human Half-Beasts Love and Lust in Mythology Half-human half-beast creatures are found loving and lusting, warring and whoring in myths and legends of nearly every, if not all, cultures in the w...
03:32, 2019-05-28

Mark Duplass Says the Second Half of The Morning Show Is 100% Better Than the First Half of the Season Believe it or not, we're already halfway through the first season of The Morning Show. Apple TV+'s flagship drama has already given us countless mome...
01:24, 2019-11-16

MLB's Proposed International Draft Is Half Insult, Half Fantasy Major League Baseball has wanted to institute an international draft for a long time, but they’ve never succeeded at convincing the Major League Base...
23:12, 2019-07-25

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste...
11:36, 2019-08-09

Watch: 'Half-Life: Alyx': Valve releases gameplay trailer for VR prequel to 'Half-Life 2' Valve released on Thursday a gameplay trailer for "Half-Life: Alyx," a new virtual reality title that takes place between the events of the renowned ...
20:32, 2019-11-21

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what e...
19:08, 2019-09-18

‘Half-Life 3’ may be dead, but another ‘Half-Life’ game could be announced this week Twelve years after Half-Life 2: Episode Two launched, most of us have given up hoping for a new, full-scale Half-Life project. Series creator Gabe Ne...
16:44, 2019-11-18

It Sucks That Half-Life: Alyx Is VR Only, But I'm Still Excited For More Half-Life Half-Life 2 is probably my favorite game of all time, with my other option being Half-Life 1. I wanted to start with that sentence because I think it...
20:36, 2019-11-24

The most remote hotel on Earth Residents of Ittoqqortoormiit in Eastern Greenland are hoping this guest house will spark a fragile tourism industry in an isolated corner of the emp...
13:16, 2019-04-26

Steam Remote Play Together sometimes stutters Remote Play Together actually works, but it's not perfect. It has some issues that may ruin the experience in certain circumstances.Read More...
00:04, 2019-10-26

9 of the most-hidden, remote beaches in Asia Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, China for beautiful beaches in Asia       ...
01:12, 2019-07-02

On a Remote Siberian Island Asking, Was It Just a Dream? The island, in Siberia’s Lake Baikal, has no paved roads, herds of wild horses and a shamanistic religion. The 52 Places Traveler found his spirit an...
11:32, 2019-11-05

ProBeat: The future of work is remote One day, more people will work remotely than not. We have the technology to make that happen today, companies just need to catch up.Read More...
19:36, 2019-05-03

Your Car Will Probably Be Driven By A Remote Human Before A Computer If we’ve learned anything from Silicon Valley, it’s to over-promise and under-deliver. And if we’ve learned anything else from Silicon Valley, it’s t...
21:00, 2019-08-26

Scouts come to the rescue of 2 fishermen on remote lake Two brothers whose canoes capsized on a remote Maine lake say a crew of Boy Scouts from New Hampshire helped save their lives. Sixty-seven-year old M...
21:52, 2019-06-05

Essential’s new smartphone has the aspect ratio of a TV remote Essential's Project Gem. It has the form factor of a TV remote. [credit: Essential ] Believe it or not, Essential seems financially solvent enough to...
22:08, 2019-10-09

Bow of WW II US submarine discovered near remote Alaskan island The bow of the World War II submarine USS Grunion has been discovered 77 years after the sub went missing off the remote Aleutian Islands in Alaska o...
19:04, 2019-07-31

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outwe...
18:28, 2019-05-28

Five months after returning rental car, man still has remote control Enlarge / FordPass, offered by Ford Motor Company, is available for iOS and Android devices. (credit: Ford Motor Company) When Masamba Sinclair rente...
01:16, 2019-10-29

Even remote mountain glaciers are contaminated with microplastics Plastics are leaving no corner of the planet untouched. Tiny pieces, called microplastics, have now been found in a mountain glacier for the first ti...
11:36, 2019-04-12

Drones used to deliver parcels to remote Alpine villages DPD says drones are quicker and safer than driving a van up mountain roads in winterFrance’s postal service has begun using drones to make parcel del...
18:56, 2019-12-02

ATV driver rescued after being lost in remote desert area TUCSON – A woman was rescued after she got lost in a remote desert area southwest of Tucson during an ATV ride Wednesday afternoon. According t...
20:00, 2019-06-28

Rare lava lake discovered on remote island is one of only eight Despite what the movies tell you, very few of the Earth's 1,500 potentially active volcanoes actually contain bubbling pools of lava....
02:32, 2019-07-05

9 remote resorts in Thailand: Luxurious seclusion for when you want to get lost Some vacations are all about luxuriating in a secluded, peaceful landscape. These nine remote resorts in Thailand await.     ...
20:36, 2019-06-20

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds ...
14:04, 2019-08-19

KFC owner in remote Australia lobbies for a Michelin star One of the charms of KFC is that it differs wherever you go in the world. In China, its franchises serve soy milk drinks and egg tarts; in India, you...
23:20, 2019-07-05

Miner CAP says oil spill on remote Chilean island contained An oil spill under investigation by the Chilean navy on the far southern coast of Patagonia was contained, mining company CAP SA said on Sunday....
02:00, 2019-07-29

Fiction: A Debut Novel Set on the Brooding, Remote Kamchatka Peninsula Julia Phillips’s “Disappearing Earth” explores the lives of interconnected women in far eastern Russia after a horrific crime....
17:40, 2019-05-14

73-year-old, his dogs rescued after 4 days in remote Oregon PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 73-year-old man who was stranded in the remote Oregon high desert for four days with his two dogs was rescued when a long-dis...
20:04, 2019-07-28

Record calls, iPhone Pro secrets, better TV remote, and more: Tech Q&A The secrets of the iPhone Pro, a better TV remote, free Microsoft office and much more in this week's Tech Q&A....
13:28, 2019-09-22

A Remote-Start App Exposed Thousands of Cars to Hackers The bugs could have let an industrious hacker locate cars, unlock them, and start them up from anywhere with an internet connection....
22:52, 2019-08-10

'Ubiquitous' microplastics are airborne, reaching remote Arctic ice Microplastic pollution is now so commonplace that it's drifted to the furthest reaches of the Arctic....
02:08, 2019-08-15

Three dead and two missing within days on remote Canadian highway Police say there is ‘nothing to indicate’ three incidents are related: a double murder, found body and disappearance of two teensPolice in Canada are...
23:12, 2019-07-22

CBP: Woman rescued after found unresponsive in remote desert TUCSON – A woman was rescued by Border Patrol in July after she was found unresponsive near the Baboquivari Mountains. According to U.S. Custom...
20:52, 2019-08-02

COMO Maalifushi is the ultimate remote island retreat Whether you are looking for a family escape or a romantic getaway, COMO Maalifushi is truly exquisite......
11:44, 2019-06-13

Steam officially launches Remote Play Together beta for everyone Anyone can now play local multiplayer games online with friends on Steam. Valve Software launched Steam’s Remote Play Together into public beta...
19:04, 2019-10-21

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and...
22:16, 2019-05-31

New process could make hydrogen peroxide available in remote places Hydrogen peroxide, a useful all-purpose disinfectant, is found in most medicine cabinets in the developed world. But in remote villages in developing...
22:28, 2019-10-23

In 1973, many Buicks were air-dropped in remote locations that they were in no way capable of being In 1973, many Buicks were air-dropped in remote locations that they were in no way capable of being driven out of. Descendants of the people seen in ...
14:48, 2019-08-28

Beautiful, Remote and So Instagrammable. Can the Azores Manage Popularity? With views around every turn, the Portugese archipelago is hot, and the 52 Places Traveler finds a place confronting its own success....
15:28, 2019-09-10

10 of the world's most beautiful islands From stunning Milos in Greece to penguin hangout Bartolomé in the Galapagos, these are the world's 10 most beautiful islands....
12:56, 2019-09-23

'Buffy' Should Have Been Set in the Virgin Islands Author Cadwell Turnbull, who grew up in Saint Thomas, thinks his home territories would have been a better locale for the show....
16:00, 2019-11-16

10 best islands for a Malaysia holiday Do you travel to eat? Do you love to scuba dive? These 10 Malaysia island getaways have everyone covered....
03:48, 2019-10-07

7 islands perfect for day trips These seven idyllic islands around the world are close the mainland and population centers but still feel a world away. No need to pack a bag -- they...
01:52, 2019-10-26

Comcast’s inclusive web remote lets users control TV with their eyes Comcast is offering a web remote for Xfinity X1 subscribers that enables users to navigate TV menus using only their eyes.Read More...
15:20, 2019-06-17

Minnesota woman killed by bear on remote Canadian island A Minnesota woman was fatally mauled by a black bear after going to check on her dogs while at a cabin on a secluded Canadian island just north of Mi...
02:44, 2019-09-05

Chilean navy says investigating oil spill on remote Patagonian island Chile is investigating a 40,000-liter diesel oil spill on an island on the far southern coast of Chilean Patagonia, the navy said on Saturday....
04:32, 2019-07-28

Did Amelia Earhart Set Up Camp on a Remote Island After Crashing in Pacific? Archaeologists said they believe they found artifacts that may indicate the famed pilot set up a camp on the island of Nikumaroro....
21:52, 2019-10-18

Remote working can increase stress and worsen well-being, studies show 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Stephanie Russell is a principal lecturer of Corporate Education on the Faculty of Business and Law at Anglia Ruskin Univer...
16:40, 2019-10-16

How to make a remote-controlled pest-proof bird feeder The first part of a two-stage project to make a bird feeder that you can open and close at will, keeping out unwanted guests and letting birds eat in...
12:04, 2019-09-05

Satellites are checking if boats in remote places are fishing legally The Indonesian government is using tiny internet-providing satellites to check if boats in the middle of the ocean are fishing legally...
10:16, 2019-04-22

Comcast adds gaze control to its accessible remote software The latest feature for Comcast’s X1 remote software makes the clicker more accessible to people who can’t click it the same as everyone ...
15:28, 2019-06-17

Tiger muskies released into remote Arizona lake on purpose PHOENIX (AP) — About 450 sardine-sized fish with a mouthful of sharp teeth have been intentionally released in a remote lake in north-central Arizona...
01:40, 2019-06-03

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, eve...
23:28, 2019-05-22

‘Rainfall has rocketed’: the remote weathermen charting the climate crisis The Met Office team on a south Atlantic island reveal the extreme lengths they go to in order to forecast the weatherAt 11.15am on a blustery spring ...
13:12, 2019-07-26

Mystery Surrounds Murder of American Prosecutor and Her Dog on Remote Island Rachelle Bergeron, 33, was shot to death after going for a run with her dog Monday night on the island, where she served as acting attorney general. ...
21:28, 2019-10-16

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled town of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where p...
11:48, 2019-08-19

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes near remote community in northern California A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south-southwest of the small community of Petrolia in northern California on Saturday even...
07:12, 2019-06-23

Hikers Find Mystery Skeleton on Remote Mountain in California The remnants of shoes and a belt found with the bones may offer investigators useful clues....
12:28, 2019-10-19

Stripe’s remote engineering hub shows how distributed workforces can thrive Payments giant Stripe announced that it is adding a fifth engineering hub to its repertoire. But unlike its existing bases, it will be entirely remot...
19:12, 2019-05-03

Land Rover developing remote control tech for Defender Existing 3D Scout system could be used for self-driving modes once legislation catches up Land Rover is working on a remote control system for its n...
01:16, 2019-09-27

How woolly mammoth extinction took place on remote Arctic island Scientists are unraveling the mystery of how the last mammoths died on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean just 4,000 years ago. Experts from the Uni...
23:08, 2019-10-07

Xbox reveals its game-streaming and remote-play strategy After testing out streaming with Project XCloud -- and now facing down Google Stadia -- Microsoft is ready to start streaming games beyond the Xbox.R...
23:28, 2019-06-09

Study says that remote workers are happier and stay in jobs longer Creative Nina/Shutterstock A study by Owl Labs found that full-time remote workers reported being happy in their jobs 22% more than workers who are ...
15:04, 2019-09-27

Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits remote area of Indonesia: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck in a remote area of Indonesia in the Banda Sea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there wer...
05:40, 2019-06-24

Viking drinking hall discovered on remote Scottish island Archaeologists have discovered an ancient Viking drinking hall on a remote island in the Scottish Orkney archipelago....
22:00, 2019-08-07

Canada to connect remote areas through investment in satellite technology The Liberal government's spring budget said low-Earth-orbit satellite capacity would be part of its $1.7-billion vow to help rural and remote areas....
04:12, 2019-07-24

How the woolly mammoth extinction took place on remote Arctic island Scientists are unraveling the mystery of how the last mammoths died on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean just 4,000 years ago....
18:28, 2019-10-07

Woolly mammoth extinction took place on remote Arctic island Scientists have revealed how the last mammoths died on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean just 4,000 years ago....
17:56, 2019-10-07

U.S. NHC says 40% chance of cyclone off Windward Islands A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands has a 40% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. Nati...
02:36, 2019-09-21

NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands A low pressure system located about 1,100 miles (1,770 km) east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in ...
02:40, 2019-08-24

10 best breweries and distilleries across the Hawaiian Islands Make room for these boozy pit stops on your itinerary       ...
19:04, 2019-09-06

What to see and do on Vancouver Island and surrounding islands Exploring coast-to-coast treasures, like B.C.'s Indigenous cultures and exquisite wildlife       ...
02:08, 2019-11-26

MyCar Remote-Start App Left Thousands of Cars Open to Hackers When hacker Jmaxxz gave his girlfriend a MyCar remote starter, he got a lot more than he'd bargained for....
21:04, 2019-08-10

Archaeologists uncover Viking drinking hall on remote Scottish island Dating to sometime between the 10th and 12th centuries, the hall was discovered below the more recent Skaill farmstead, according to the University o...
19:12, 2019-08-08

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Sad mystery of elastic bands found on remote Cornish island solved Seabird conservationists perplexed by discoveries on Mullion island work out depressing explanationThere isn’t a lot to Mullion island, a jagged outc...
07:16, 2019-10-23

Rare ‘lava lake’ discovered on remote South Atlantic volcano Scientists have used satellite imagery to spot an extremely rare “persistent lava lake” on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atl...
20:52, 2019-07-03

Vatican opens debate on married priests in remote parts of Amazon VATICAN CITY — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests ar...
23:28, 2019-06-17

Mum ‘shot dead teen who raped her daughter, 6, after luring him to remote area' Connie Serbu, 43, allegedly lured Xavier Sierra, 18, to a woodland before chasing him and then gunning him down...
12:44, 2019-10-11

D-M airmen rescue severely injured fishermen isolated in remote waters TUCSON – Two Mexican fishermen were rescued by airmen stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base last Wednesday after they were critically injur...
05:00, 2019-07-17

Tucson 16-year-old’s skeletal remains discovered in remote desert area TUCSON – The skeletal remains of a missing Tucson teenager were discovered earlier this month, officials confirmed Friday. Joshua Tyler Anderso...
21:28, 2019-09-20

Canada: lights to go out on tiny remote island as locals agree to resettle Little Bay Islands in Newfoundland, home to 54 year-round residents, becomes the latest isolated community to take relocation moneyLittle Bay Islands...
10:44, 2019-10-29

These telemedicine doctors are getting licenses in all 50 states to treat patients in remote areas As virtual medicine tips into the mainstream, doctors are getting licenses everywhere so they're not limited in who they can treat....
19:20, 2019-10-13

Vital global climate monitoring scheme axed on remote UK island For 40 US and UK teams have been monitoring concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane on Ascension Island, but that operation is under threat...
12:44, 2019-06-06

Remote Mount Michael volcano hosts persistent lava lake The rare feature exists inside the crater of the Mount Michael stratovolcano in the South Atlantic....
11:08, 2019-07-03

Make a remote-control pest-proof bird feeder – part 2 When you add a BBC micro:bit to your bird feeder, you can program it to open when the birds come and shut up shop when pests try to take their food...
13:16, 2019-09-12

Man, 73, and his two dogs survive four days lost in Oregon's remote high desert Gregory Randolph was near death when a long-distance mountain biker stumbled upon him, 14 miles from his broken-down car A 73-year-old man who was st...
05:28, 2019-07-26

World View flies its remote sensing balloon for 16 days and 5,000km Track of the 16-day Stratollite mission from mid-May to early June. [credit: World View ...
15:16, 2019-06-05

The UFO seekers flocking to a remote Thai hilltop in search of Buddhist aliens A hilltop in central Thailand is attracting UFO seekers who believe extraterrestrials hover above a huge statue of Buddha. We meet with some of these...
03:52, 2019-10-06

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mot...
19:20, 2019-05-31

War is a ride in the technically impressive but remote one-shot combat epic 1917 Ever since Saving Private Ryan turned the invasion of Normandy into a you-are-there spectacle of death and panic, war movies have staked an uneasy mi...
21:32, 2019-11-27

5G is being used to perform remote surgery from thousands of miles away, and it could transform the healthcare industry Samantha Lee/Business InsiderSouth China Morning Post/YouTube Doctors in China have used 5G to perform remote surgery, inserting a stimulation devic...
13:32, 2019-08-16

Skull 'matching' Amelia Earhart's DNA discovered on remote Japanese island The disappearance of Amelia Earhart's plane on her historic journey has become one of the biggest mysteries of modern time...
17:24, 2019-10-16

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World Wa...
13:20, 2019-06-26

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “rem...
17:44, 2019-04-30

Roku launches Apple Watch app with voice controls and a remote locator If you've used Apple's own Remote app for the Apple Watch, prepare to be impressed by Roku's broader and deeper wearable remote design.Read More...
21:32, 2019-11-08

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near northern Leeward Islands A broad area of low pressure centered a little more than 200 miles (322 km) east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands has a 70% chance of becomi...
07:40, 2019-11-19

NHC says 50% chance of cyclone near northern Leeward Islands A broad area of low pressure located about 450 miles east-northeast of the northern Leeward Islands has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the nex...
07:36, 2019-11-18

A Mother Journeys Through Grief Across Finland’s Many Islands The beauty and calm of the Aland archipelago is deceptive. Isolation encourages contemplation — but can it offer respite as well?...
22:28, 2019-11-12

Russia is finding new islands in the Arctic, while the US is still trying to figure out how to get up there Associated Press Russian explorers recently mapped five new Arctic islands that have appeared as ice recedes and interest grows in expanded shipping,...
18:28, 2019-10-29

Faroe Islands 'close down' as tourists fly in to repair them The Faroe Islands declared themselves shut down as foreign volunteers came to take part in sustainable tourism....
15:48, 2019-05-13

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming p...
21:56, 2019-06-07

Brexit: Will the Falkland Islands wildlife suffer? Conservationists in the Falkland Islands are concerned by the impact of Brexit on the environment....
20:04, 2019-10-25

UN orders UK to end 'colonial' rule of Chagos Islands Britain separated the Indian Ocean islands from Mauritius in 1965. The UK and the US both have major military bases on the largest island....
01:00, 2019-05-23

How students are learning about 9-11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11...
03:12, 2019-09-12

Why the Faroe Islands will close to tourists in 2020 Managing a popular tourist attraction can be kind of like throwing a party -- everyone wants to come and have fun, but nobody wants to help clean up ...
14:16, 2019-11-12

Art Review: At Frieze New York, Islands of Daring Don’t be daunted by the fair’s nearly 200 booths. Our critics have done the walking and have found the standouts....
22:12, 2019-05-02

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 3...
23:00, 2019-07-08

10 great walks on Britain's tiny islands In this extract from her new book, Islandeering, Lisa Drewe braves the tides to walk around the cliffs, beaches and historic coastal trails of her fa...
08:20, 2019-05-11

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great ...
01:28, 2019-08-18

Melting glaciers reveal five new islands in the Arctic Russian navy discovers yet-to-be-named islands previously hidden under glaciersThe Russian navy says it has discovered five new islands revealed by m...
17:56, 2019-10-22

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11...
14:44, 2019-09-12

The world’s 2 most expensive countries are islands The most expensive countries in the world, according to new cost-of-living indices, are the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and Bermuda.   ...
16:40, 2019-07-25

Why Is a Secretive Billionaire Buying Up the Cayman Islands? The heir to a foam-cup fortune is widely believed to own more land there than anyone — just as rising seas threaten to engulf the storied tax haven....
11:40, 2019-10-18

Canada murders: police look to remote Manitoba town in hunt for teen suspects A burned-out vehicle known to have been driven by Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky was found near community of Gillam Canadian police believe that tw...
01:28, 2019-07-26

Magnitude 8 earthquake collapses buildings in remote Amazon jungle town in Peru The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered in a vast nature preserve 57 miles (92 kilometers) east of the small town of Yurimaguas....
16:56, 2019-05-26

Google launches tools to help military spouses find remote working opportunities Google has launched a new set of tools designed to help military spouses find opportunities for remote working....
11:48, 2019-05-10

Teen used remote-controlled car to smuggle $100K worth of meth into US from Mexico: feds A 16-year-old boy was busted for allegedly using a remote-controlled car to smuggle over $100,000 worth of meth into California from Mexico, authorit...
01:00, 2019-11-20

US diplomats hold nuclear powwow with North Koreans on remote Swedish island Diplomats from the United States and North Korea met Saturday at a remote island resort near Stockholm, Sweden — but after a full day of talks, they ...
02:28, 2019-10-06

Roku support is coming to Apple Watch with voice search and remote control If you're a proud owner of the Apple Watch, you'll be pleased to know that the wearable device is getting a new functionality with the latest update....
03:48, 2019-11-11

ABC president cruelly raises hopes with “remote possibility” of a Happy Endings return In the category of “TV shows departed before their time,” ABC’s hangout sitcom Happy Endings ranks near the top, like a smarter, funner Friends that ...
20:44, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong police say homemade, remote-controlled bomb targeted officers ``It exploded less than 2 metres away from a police vehicle. We have reason to believe that the bomb was meant to target police officers,'' Deputy Co...
15:04, 2019-10-14

Black bears rehabilitated at Cochrane facility released in remote Alberta forest The province lifted an eight-year ban on private rehabilitation of orphaned black bear cubs in April 2018 under the former NDP government....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Huawei plans to deploy high-speed internet to Canada’s remote regions Telecom giant announces plan amid diplomatic crisis between Canada and China over detention of executive The embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei h...
22:48, 2019-07-22

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
11:52, 2019-05-02

Wanted: A design team for a building project at Earth's most remote location -- Antarctica If you're looking for the most extreme setting for your next career development step, this job might be just what you need....
13:32, 2019-09-26

Extremely rare lava lake discovered on remote South Atlantic volcano Scientists have used satellite imagery to spot an extremely rare "persistent lava lake" on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic....
17:16, 2019-07-03

For $25,000 a night, you can rent a luxury chalet that sits on top of a glacier in a remote part of Alaska Sheldon Chalet In a remote part of Alaska, you can rent a luxe chalet on top of a glacier for $25,000 a night. Sheldon Chalet sits in the middle of D...
16:52, 2019-11-27

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.  ...
02:28, 2019-07-24

House Hunting in the Canary Islands: A Villa Near the Ocean On the island of Tenerife, the housing market hit bottom about a decade ago. Now tourism and development are bringing it back — but it’s a slow proce...
18:04, 2019-12-04

Three tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. Th...
03:48, 2019-08-07

Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on a cruise ship leaving neighboring Gran...
03:52, 2019-09-07

UK defies UN deadline to return Chagos Islands to Mauritius The UK has defied a United Nationals deadline to return control of an overseas territory to Mauritius....
11:52, 2019-11-22

Early Humans Migrated to Greek Islands 200,000 Years Ago Scientists have proven early humans migrated through the Mediterranean much earlier than currently believed....
20:08, 2019-10-17

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto ...
22:00, 2019-08-25

Chagos islands: The fight over Africa’s last British colony A piece of Britain lies between Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. To date the Chagos Islands are still under British control and their inhabitants...
18:56, 2019-11-22

Solomon Islands establishes diplomatic ties with China Solomon Islands says the decision to switch diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China was based on "national needs." The development leaves Taiwan ...
18:08, 2019-09-21

Wildfires prompt 4,000 to evacuate on Spain’s Canary Islands By Sunday afternoon, the fire had taken two different directions, burning more than 1,700 hectares as it continued advancing....
23:28, 2019-08-18

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas Abaco Islands 'decimated' At least seven people have been killed in the Bahamas and officials expect the number to rise. The hurricane battered the region for more than 30 hou...
06:08, 2019-09-04

Pesticide poisoned French paradise islands in Caribbean France has a pollution crisis in the Caribbean caused by toxic chlordecone sprayed on banana crops....
12:48, 2019-10-25

World War I battlecruiser wreck discovered near the Falkland Islands The wreck of a World War I German battlecruiser has been discovered off the Falkland Islands....
15:40, 2019-12-05

Over 9,000 evacuated as fires rage in Spain's Canary Islands Over 9,000 people have been evacuated as wildfires rage on Spain's Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa, officials said....
12:32, 2019-08-20

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze...
18:44, 2019-08-18

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the ...
21:36, 2019-05-22

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but re...
15:20, 2019-07-05

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea isl...
13:48, 2019-06-17

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion...
22:00, 2019-05-22

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to...
22:04, 2019-07-18

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of politica...
23:08, 2019-06-17

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while sin...
09:08, 2019-08-22

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by...
05:36, 2019-09-17

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy ...
19:32, 2019-05-01

North Carolina's islands: the beauty of the Outer Banks The remote, pristine islands of North Carolina are rich with dunes, wildlife – and the ghost of BlackbeardThere is no horizon: only the odd hint indi...
12:40, 2019-07-28

Sustainable tourism: why the Faroe Islands closed for maintenance When the north Atlantic islands shut for a weekend to all but ‘voluntourists’ doing conservation projects, it was a win-win for locals and visitorsTh...
08:32, 2019-05-08

At least eight killed and 60 injured after earthquake strikes tourist islands A POWERFUL 5.9 magnitude jolt has left at least eight people dead and scores injured in the Philipines....
08:12, 2019-07-27

At least seven killed and 60 injured after earthquake strikes tourist islands A POWERFUL 5.9 magnitude jolt has left at least six people dead and multiple injured in the Philipines....
06:36, 2019-07-27

U.S. NHC says 90% chance of cyclone formation near Cabo Verde Islands A large low pressure system located less than 300 miles southeast of Cabo Verde Islands has a 90% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, ...
20:32, 2019-10-14

Chagos Islands: UN expected to call for end of British control UK faces overwhelming vote to uphold international court’s opinion and declare archipelago an ‘integral part’ of Mauritius The UK is facing a diploma...
07:32, 2019-05-21

Lost 'Darwinia' islands could be origin of species in the Galapagos Millions of years before the Galapagos existed, another island chain may have shaped the evolution of the unusual wildlife that later inspired Charle...
10:41, 2019-04-09

US tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. Th...
06:52, 2019-08-07

Bahamas sends 900 security personnel to hurricane-hit islands Government acts to avert profiteering in wake of disasterOfficials still trying to reach areas cut off by floods and debrisThe government of the Baha...
19:52, 2019-09-08

Ramos sets record in Spain’s win over Faeroe Islands TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain...
00:48, 2019-06-08

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest ...
11:36, 2019-05-16

The waters of the Galapagos Islands are being invaded by alien species 53 non-native organisms have been spotted in the protected marine environment of the Galapagos. Ships may be to blame – and worse species could be on...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine So...
07:00, 2019-07-05

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.     ...
17:56, 2019-08-19

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN ...
11:40, 2019-07-22

I found a 'secret' coffee shop hidden in one of NYC's busiest neighborhoods. Here's why it's a remote worker's paradise. Juliana Kaplan/Business Insider Recently, Business Insider embarked on a mission to different shops and cafes in Manhattan to find the best places to...
16:00, 2019-10-04

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current sub...
22:08, 2019-06-05

Thousand Islands Association increasingly frustrated with IJC’s Plan 2014 Thousand Island Association members are demanding changes to the International Commission's Plan 2014, which they believe has contributed to the incr...
03:08, 2019-10-06

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues Kalymnos, second hop on our tour of lesser-known islands, has many rock-climbing highlights – and some sweet spots for scuba diving• Read part 1 of K...
08:20, 2019-08-04

Tropical Storm Lorenzo forms near Cabo Verde Islands: U.S. NHC Tropical Depression Thirteen has strengthened into Storm Lorenzo over the Atlantic and is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday, the National H...
18:52, 2019-09-23

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into t...
07:24, 2019-07-12

Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China Pacific nation is one of the few countries that recognise Taiwan, but this may soon changeThe Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with T...
20:00, 2019-09-06

BREAKING: At least seven killed and 60 injured after earthquake strikes tourist islands A POWERFUL 5.9 magnitude jolt has left at least six people dead and multiple injured in the Philipines....
06:00, 2019-07-27

Nebraska, Washington State highlight Cayman Islands field GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — New coach Fred Hoiberg and the Nebraska Cornhuskers headline the field for next season’s Cayman Islands Class...
23:48, 2019-05-07

Fascinating Artifacts from the Battle of the Egadi Islands are Pulled from the Depths Underwater archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts off the coast of Sicily from the site of the first ancient naval battle ever d...
21:04, 2019-08-01

'Please come and visit:' Unscathed Bahamas islands need visitors to aid hurricane recovery The most important thing the world can do to help the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian is pay the island nation a visit.      ...
14:52, 2019-10-03

Storm Dorian declared a hurricane as it ploughs towards the US Virgin Islands Tropical Storm Dorian has now become a hurricane, experts said as it ploughed towards the US Virgin Islands....
21:40, 2019-08-28

Wild swimming, art walks and islands: five car-free day trips from Sydney Contrary to popular belief, some of the best bits of the city’s surrounds are accessible by public transport With the Hawkesbury River to the north, ...
06:32, 2019-10-28

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, p...
18:24, 2019-08-22

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5...
13:56, 2019-06-12

Scuba diving and stand up paddleboarding in Japan’s Kerama Islands In a tiny archipelago that includes Zamami Island, sea turtles, solitude and Nemos galore....
13:52, 2019-05-03

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations afte...
21:20, 2019-08-15

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalat...
10:44, 2019-08-25

Thousand Islands resident files human rights claim against the IJC A man who lives in the Thousand Islands has filed a human rights complaint against the International Joint Commission, claiming they are responsible ...
04:32, 2019-10-25

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes northeast of Solomon Islands: USGS A magnitude 6.4 quake struck northeast of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
10:24, 2019-05-03

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan t...
16:48, 2019-08-15

Jeffrey Epstein an ‘evil genius’ for filing will in the Virgin Islands Jeffrey Epstein is still making trouble for his alleged victims from the grave. By filing his will in the US Virgin Islands, the pedophile added anot...
05:04, 2019-08-21

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of...
13:44, 2019-06-27

England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel • Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisem...
23:20, 2019-09-17

Hawaii’s islands are under threat from rising sea levels, experts warn HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches ...
14:48, 2019-04-23

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warn...
07:44, 2019-08-12

Want to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian? Visit its popular islands The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other islands....
22:28, 2019-09-11

'Truly astounding': inside the Farallon Islands' battle against a plague of mice With more than a thousand mice per acre, an ecosystem is under threat. But poison could make things even worseThe Farallon Islands of northern Califo...
12:40, 2019-11-28

Hurricane Lorenzo barrels towards Azores Islands as Category 2 storm The Category 2 Hurricane Lorenzo is expected to hit the Portuguese islands Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Waves up to 22 meters high and hurric...
19:24, 2019-10-01

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained...
00:24, 2019-08-12

The Caribbean's best secret beaches, from Turks and Caicos Islands to St. Lucia Seek out these less-crowded spots during your Caribbean getaway.       ...
13:44, 2019-11-24

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated fro...
21:08, 2019-08-19

The Windswept Scottish Islands Producing Beautiful Artisanal Goods One London gallery is determined to continue the tradition embraced for centuries by the Orkney chain....
12:36, 2019-09-09

Southwest to begin running $29 flights between Hawaiian islands in January In mid-January, Southwest will offer four flights a day between Hilo on Hawaii island to Honolulu and from Lihue on Kauai to Honolulu.   &...
15:08, 2019-08-19

Farmer says he “just had a feeling” when he set out to find 87-year-old woman missing for four days in a remote North Dakota area (KFYR/NBC News)  A North Dakota farmer says a “gut feeling” led to the rescue of an elderly woman missing for several days. On Tuesday, t...
07:24, 2019-09-25

'Seinfeld' actor Charles Levin was found dead alongside pet pug at bottom of remote hill in Oregon Actor Charles Levin was found dead the bottom of a hill in a remote area in Oregon, according to NBC News. He had been missing for more than two week...
18:56, 2019-11-10

A remote Himalayan lake holds up to 800 skeletons from people who died 1,000 years apart. The mystery remains unsolved. Ashokyadav739/Wikimedia Commons A remote lake nicknamed "Skeleton Lake" sits more than 16,500 feet up in the Indian Himalayas. The lake, which is act...
15:04, 2019-10-22

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities to deal with disputes and crimes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN ...
16:40, 2019-04-29

A 63-year-old Chinese fugitive was found by a police drone after living in a remote hillside cave for 17 years Yongshan Police/WeChat Chinese police caught a 63-year-old Chinese fugitive after drone footage located his makeshift hideaway embedded inside a remo...
11:20, 2019-10-01

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to ...
02:32, 2019-08-15

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands in path of Tropical Storm Karen A tropical storm watch was posted on Sunday for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands....
01:04, 2019-09-23

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be has...
16:00, 2019-04-09

Seal of approval: Farne Islands population boom gathers pace National Trust rangers predict another bumper year as they begin their count of grey seal pupsThey are one of the world’s rarest seal species, offici...
18:04, 2019-10-23

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific co...
11:08, 2019-08-11

Abaco Islands, at a Remove From the Bahamas’ Resorts, Feel Dorian’s Wrath The small islands, sparsely populated by fishermen, manual laborers and migrants from Haiti, reportedly had thousands of homes damaged or destroyed b...
19:36, 2019-09-03

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's sh...
19:28, 2019-08-15

Bahamas suffer ‘catastrophic damage’ as Dorian pounds islands: offical Bahamian officials said Monday they’re anticipating multiple fatalities in the archipelago where Hurricane Dorian’s 165 mph winds and 23-...
19:56, 2019-09-02

Abaco Islands, at a Remove From the Bahamas’ Resorts, Feel Hurricane’s Wrath The small islands, sparsely populated by fishermen, manual laborers and migrants from Haiti, reportedly had thousands of homes damaged or destroyed b...
08:40, 2019-09-03

Cenobio de Valeron: 350 Small Caves Create Confusion in the Canary Islands The strange appearance of the cavities that comprise the immense Cenobio de Valeron archaeological site in the Canary Islands caused confusion for Sp...
11:52, 2019-05-02

9,000 forced to evacuate as fire in Spain’s Canary Islands burns out of control The blaze -- described by the local fire department as "a monster'' -- was racing across parched woodlands into Tamadaba Natural Park....
19:48, 2019-08-19

China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding...
15:04, 2019-09-16

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Co...
02:32, 2019-07-16

Bahamas suffers ‘catastrophic damage’ as Dorian pounds islands: offical Bahamian officials said Monday they’re anticipating multiple fatalities in the archipelago, where Hurricane Dorian’s 165-mph winds and 23...
20:12, 2019-09-02

Precious escargot … mission to return tiny snails to Pacific islands British zoologists are part of a global project to release 15,000 highly-endangered partula species vital to French PolynesiaThey are some of the sma...
13:20, 2019-09-28

Jeffrey Epstein victim seeks damages from his Virgin Islands estate The Queens woman who says she was raped by Jeffrey Epstein as a teen is asking a Virgin Islands judge to ensure she can recoup damages in her New Yor...
03:04, 2019-10-17

Precious escargot: the mission to return tiny snails to Pacific islands British zoologists part of global project to release 15,000 endangered partula species vital to French PolynesiaThey are some of the smallest animals...
14:24, 2019-09-28

Russia maps 5 new Arctic islands discovered by eagle-eyed student Russia has mapped five new Arctic islands that were first spotted by a student using satellite imagery....
03:48, 2019-08-31

Former Tuvalu PM says he was 'stunned' by Scott Morrison's behaviour at Pacific Islands Forum Enele Sopoaga says he was also ‘insulted and deeply angry’ at comments made by Australian deputy prime minister Michael McCormackThe former prime min...
10:14, 2019-10-23

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the wayIt is the drug route yo...
22:32, 2019-06-23

The plan to build mega wind farms and artificial islands in North Sea A radical plan to build artificial islands in the North Sea that act as hubs for mega wind farms has received a boost after an analysis said it was f...
19:28, 2019-07-15

Hurricane Dorian raises concerns about coastal erosion in Magdalen Islands The storm season has not yet begun along the Gulf of St. Lawrence and residents fear the worst as fall approaches....
20:36, 2019-09-09

Residents prepare as Tropical Storm Dorian heads for Caribbean Islands Dorian was expected to turn toward the west-northwest on Monday and continue on that path through Tuesday night, the NHC said....
19:08, 2019-08-26

Kentucky woman Lucy Schuhmann missing for four days in US Virgin Islands A Kentucky woman has been missing in the US Virgin Islands for four days — and authorities are desperately searching for leads before Tropical ...
15:32, 2019-09-23

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Conti...
09:12, 2019-05-27

UK defies United Nations deadline to return Chagos Islands to Mauritius The UK has defied a United Nationals deadline to return control of an overseas territory to Mauritius....
09:40, 2019-11-22

Hurricane Jerry likely to pass north of Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico: NHC Hurricane Jerry is expected to move north of the northern Leeward Islands later on Friday and pass well north of Puerto Rico on Saturday, the U.S. Na...
14:40, 2019-09-20

Pacific islands seek $500m to make ocean's shipping zero carbon Coalition of six nations aims to raise funds and achieve full decarbonisation by 2050A coalition of Pacific island nations wants to raise $500m (£400...
16:52, 2019-09-24

Coral cover around popular Great Barrier Reef islands has almost halved Scientists shocked by data showing loss of hard corals at 100 locations across Whitsundays, Magnetic Island, Keppel Islands and Palm IslandsCoral cov...
20:00, 2019-10-24

In Abaco Islands, lives shattered by Hurricane Dorian’s devastation to the Bahamas MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — About a week after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Abaco Islands as the strongest hurricane to hit the Bahamas on record, those...
01:24, 2019-09-09

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Isla...
00:16, 2019-07-08

Smart bathrooms: from self-cleaning toilets to remote shower control, the best gadgets for a high-tech wash rooms Run a bath, set the playlist and sync the mood lighting on your way home. Smart bathrooms make it happen....
12:16, 2019-06-14

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the cli...
10:56, 2019-08-16

The islands of the Indian Ocean aren’t known for their food. A new cookbook aims to change that. The culinary scene of Mauritius and its neighbors is influenced by India, China, France, Africa, Sri Lanka and more....
15:48, 2019-08-26

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece...
22:52, 2019-05-29

‘We may be small islands, but no man is an island’, Papua New Guinea youth tells world leaders “All of us from small islands can relate to the word’s perception of us, as small islands”, but rather than treating them as distant vessels, imagine...
21:48, 2019-09-27

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May wins re-election in Saanich-Gulf Islands May won her third straight victory over a Conservative in the traditionally right-leaning riding, beating David Busch handsomely....
05:20, 2019-10-22

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes Kermadec Islands in South Pacific: warning center A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck on Sunday in the Kermadec Islands region of the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said....
03:16, 2019-06-16

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Co...
07:04, 2019-07-16

Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein illegally building Virgin Islands compound Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has gotten himself into a new tangle with the law — running afoul of Virgin Islands environmental regulations w...
01:56, 2019-05-10

The US government hydrogen-bombed a chain of islands in the 1950s, and we’re only now getting clues about the radiation effects Bettmann / Getty Images The Marshall Islands were the site of the US's largest-ever nuclear bombings, a series of 67 tests completed between 1946 and...
21:48, 2019-10-23

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of education...
21:16, 2019-05-10

'Seinfeld' actor Charles Levin's body found decomposed, scavenged by animals in remote part of Oregon: report Disturbing new details have emerged about Charles Levin, the “Seinfeld” actor whose remains found in a remote area of Oregon in July weeks after he w...
16:40, 2019-11-08

Ellie Carey: Father of cyclist killed near Tower Bridge honours her memory by helping remote communities in Tanzania The father of an international development student killed while cycling in London revealed today how he honoured her memory by helping remote communi...
15:32, 2019-09-24

Nalani Johnson was found dead while she was still buckled in a car seat, but investigators suspect she was killed before being dropped off in a remote wooded area (WPXI) The death of kidnapping victim Nalani Johnson, who was abducted Saturday in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania is expected to be ruled as a homicide, au...
07:40, 2019-09-07

Tyler Perry sending relief to Dorian-devastated islands using his own seaplane in Nassau: report Tyler Perry is letting the those in the Bahamas know that he hasn’t forgotten about their plight after being ravaged by Hurricane Dorian....
03:44, 2019-09-07

Worse than Chernobyl: Parts of Marshall Islands have radiation 'higher' than catastrophic '86 disaster, studies say A series of studies have concluded that the radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands, where nuclear weapons were tested more than 60 years a...
18:28, 2019-07-29

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try ...
14:36, 2019-06-21

Pilot project at 1000 Islands National Park aimed at reducing turtle mortality Children release 80 turtle hatchlings at 1000 Islands National Park as part of a new pilot project....
00:08, 2019-08-30

Prince Charles touches down in Solomon Islands for whistlestop visit after New Zealand leg of royal tour The Prince of Wales has touched down in The Solomon Islands for his whistlestop official visit as he continues his royal tour....
19:08, 2019-11-23

Todd Chrisley, wife Julie denied Cayman Islands trip despite settling $2M tax evasion case Todd Chrisley and his wife Julie's request to travel to the Cayman Islands for a Thanksgiving vacation was denied, according to a TMZ report....
02:28, 2019-11-07

‘Military levers’: Pentagon relieved Solomon Islands attorney general ‘terminated’ China lease China’s latest attempt to establish a beachhead in the Pacific Islands has run aground, to the relief of United States leaders wary of Beijing’s grow...
02:08, 2019-10-26

Cook Islands: manager of world's biggest marine park says she lost job for backing sea mining moratorium Environmentalist Jacqueline Evans says she was dismissed from the Marae Moana for urging caution on deep-sea miningThe public champion of the world’s...
21:16, 2019-10-19

Todd Chrisley, wife Julie denied Cayman Islands trip amid tax-evasion case Todd Chrisley and his wife Julie's request to travel to the Cayman Islands for a Thanksgiving vacation was denied, according to a TMZ report....
04:04, 2019-11-07

Florida in crosshairs for 'powerful' Hurricane Dorian after system batters Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Tropical Storm Dorian strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday afternoon near the U.S. and British Virgin Islands....
00:04, 2019-08-29

A 'tomb' in the Marshall Islands contains enough radioactive waste to fill 35 Olympic-sized pools. It's starting to crack. The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images The United States conducted dozens of nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands in the 1940s and 1950s. A few decades late...
23:28, 2019-11-12

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read M...
16:24, 2019-07-25