Happy New Year for astronauts

The director of Russia's Federal Space Agency wished the crew of the International Space station a happy New Year.

Plans in the works for huge manmade reef

Thinning kelp beds off Southern California are expected to flourish again after completion of one of the country's biggest artificial kelp reefs.

Urban populations to tip scales

Scientists say humankind will be a predominately urban species in 25 years, with roughly 60 percent living in towns or cities, a report out of Britain says.

Britain sees explosion in swan population

Conservationists in Britain are reporting an exponential increase in the population of swans, which are currently under protection by the Royal Charter.