This summer's melt of Arctic sea ice has not been as profound as in the last two years, scientists said as the ice began its annual autumn recovery. At its smallest extent this summer, on 12 September, the ice covered 5.10 million sq km.
SOUTH Georgia has been marked as the third highest scoring fishery in the world in terms of good management.
The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica this year should reach 25 million square kilometers, or two million square kilometers less than in 2008, announced Wednesday the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
The international project “Beagle, on the Future of Species” a re-sail of Charles Darwin’s global travels which 150 years ago drastically changed the concepts of creation and evolution, but now geared to investigate the earth’s future is scheduled to call in the Falkland Islands next November
French unions are not pleased with the transfer of military technology to Brazil recently agreed between presidents Nicholas Sarkozy and Lula da Silva, according to press reports.
The link between declining CO2 levels in the earth's atmosphere and the formation of the Antarctic ice caps some 34 million years ago has been confirmed for the first time in a major research study.
Brazil’s Environment Minister Carlos Minc called on the country’s Supreme Court to imitate Argentina and de-criminalize possession of drugs by adults for personal consumption.
Norman Borlaug, the man known as the father of the Green Revolution in agriculture, died in Texas aged 95. Prof Borlaug won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for agricultural innovation and the development of high-yield crops.
A re-enactment of Charles Darwin global scientific expedition in the eighteen hundreds was launched on September first from Plymouth, England and should be calling in Montevideo, Uruguay at the end of October.
Archaeologists believe they have solved one ancient mystery surrounding the famous Easter Island statues. At 2,500 miles off the coast of Chile, the island is one of the world's most remote places inhabited by people.