The lonely Ascension Island in the middle of the South Atlantic, and closely linked to the Falkland Islands (*) conceals Charles Darwin's best-kept secret. Two hundred years ago, it was a barren volcanic edifice. Today, its peaks are covered by lush tropical cloud forest.
Divers have salvaged 70 bottles of what may be the world's oldest drinkable champagne from a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea off Finland's Aland archipelago, Swedish media reports said.
Argentina and Uruguay signed Monday in Montevideo the agreement which puts an end to an ongoing years-long litigation over the construction of a pulp mill along a shared river.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman will meet Monday in Montevideo with his Uruguayan counterpart, Luis Almagro, to advance with the implementation of the scientific committee that will monitor the UPM (ex Botnia) pulp mill and the River Uruguay.
A total of 19 pink freshwater dolphins belonging to an extremely rare species living in the east of landlocked Bolivia have been rescued from a river covered in mud and deforestation residue, reported the Santa Cruz province governors’ office.
An Argentine company opened on Friday the country's first factory to make bio-diesel from algae, hoping to use it as a replacement for soy in making bio-diesel as part of a push for renewable energy.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman confirmed the names of those who had been appointed as the two Argentine scientists taking part in the upcoming River Uruguay and pulp mill UPM/Botnia joint monitoring agreed with neighbouring Uruguayan authorities.
A Russian gas tanker is making history as the famed Arctic Northeast Passage receding ice opens up an elusive trade route from Asia to the West sought for centuries by explorers.
With high Andean peaks and a humid tropical forest, Bolivia is a country of ecological extremes. But during the Southern Hemisphere's recent winter, unusually low temperatures in part of the country's tropical region hit freshwater species hard, killing an estimated 6 million fish and thousands of alligators, turtles and river dolphins.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman informed via Twitter that he will fly to Montevideo next Monday to meet his Uruguayan counterpart, Luis Almagro in the framework of the recent agreement regarding the dispute over the UPM/Botnia pulp-mill.