Death toll from the Lawin typhoon, also known as Haima, has reached 15, local media reported, citing Philippine officials.
An earthquake has shaken the prefecture of Tottori in western Japan.
Miners in Myanmar have discovered a jade boulder the size of a small yacht in the country’s northern, jade-producing Kachin state.
A US Air Force base in Colorado has admitted to accidentally releasing 150,000 gallons of water containing toxic chemicals into the sewer system of nearby Colorado Springs.
Last month was the hottest in recorded history, according to NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS).
Volcanoes on Earth’s “twin sister” are not only still alive, some have erupted recently – geologically speaking – according to new research by the German Aerospace Center (DLR).
In early October, Russian scientists reported finding a unique bacterium in the subglacial Lake Vostok in Antarctica. The discovered microorganism could provide a clue as to what life forms we can expect to encounter when we venture further out into space.
The airport Meilan in Haikou, the capital of Chinese island province Hainan, cancels about 250 flights till Tuesday over the upcoming typhoon Sarika, the website of the government of the province said.
The ExoMars space probe send to Mars by Russia's space agency Roscosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) has released its Schiaparelli lander, which will land on Mars on Wednesday and start collecting information about the Red Planet.
Scientists are tentatively linking a comet or asteroid impact to a mysterious period of ancient global warming in a study published October 14 in the journal Science.
A number of countries around the world are showcasing innovative ways in which renewable energy can be sourced and consumed, but going completely 'green' still seems like a long distant possibility. The rising usage and investment in Solar Power is however showing signs that it could be a viable alternative to fossil fuels.
Conservationists have turned to utilizing military know-how to ensure a new wild colony of red squirrels is protected from gray squirrels in Wales. Biologist and Director of Red Squirrels Trust Wales, Dr. Craig Shuttleworth told Sputnik how his team is employing "tactical military strategies" to defend the red squirrel's territory.
For the first time ever a London think tank has ranked the regions in the UK based on their level of prosperity. So that's wealth, success, welfare and comfort really. The Legatum Institute, is both a think tank and a charity that focuses on promoting prosperity, so it's not surprising it would know a thing or two about what constitutes success.
Greenpeace on Friday welcomed the Walloon parliament's vote against the EU-Canadian Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
It’s getting crowded in here.
A survey from the University of Nottingham has revealed that public support for fracking has fallen to an all-time low.
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