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WASHINGTON(AFP) – Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to “knock modern...

Yenagoa – Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), an NGO, on Tuesday urged Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to halt...

GIGLIO ISLAND – Salvage workers in Italy on Sunday cleaned up a small oil spill from the wreck of the Costa Concordia as the cruise ship was refloated...

TOKYO (AFP) – A minor tsunami hit Miyagi prefecture in Japan early Saturday after a strong 6.8-magnitude quake jolted the country’s northeastern...

Flooding and landslides during the Ivory Coast’s rainy season have killed 39 people over the last month, officials said Friday. The majority died...

SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Friday brushed off a defeat in the Senate on repealing the country’s carbon tax, calling it...

by Kerry SHERIDAN WASHINGTON – NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 took off aboard a Delta 2 rocket at 2:56 am (0956 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The successful takeoff was a boon to NASA, after two previous...

BRUSSELS – The EU wants to ban the dumping of all recyclable rubbish in landfill sites as part of a social and economic revolution to re-use, repair...

Kano (Kano State) – The Kano State Government has provided 50 kilometers of land for the Great Green Wall project in four local government areas...

Lagos – The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on Sunday appealed for collaboration to clean up all drainage channels to check flooding in...