Global warming

Antarctica temperature hits record high

Antarctica temperature hits record high

The chilly continent recorded a temperature of 15.5 degrees Celsius on March 24
See them before they're gone: 5 urgent experiences for 2013

See them before they're gone: 5 urgent experiences for 2013

It's not often lemurs, a Japanese fish market and the Rolling Stones can be lumped together. But we've done it ... and with good reason
Test-tube coral: How scientists are saving the Great Barrier Reef

Test-tube coral: How scientists are saving the Great Barrier Reef

Coral sperm is being frozen in a bid to save the UNESCO World Heritage site
Japan to shoot lasers from the moon to solve power crisis

Japan to shoot lasers from the moon to solve power crisis

Simple really -- just cover our neighbor in solar panels and let the sun do the work
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