Large ivory haul seized in Togo

Togo police have seized about 1.7 tonnes of ivory loaded in a container in the port of Lome, the country's minister of environment and forest resources said on Tuesday.

Microbeads a major problem in L.A. River

Scientist Marcus Eriksen stood ankle deep in the murky Los Angeles River on Friday and dipped a net into the water, looking for a problem.

AT&T posts 4Q profit, higher revenue

AT&T is posting stronger-than-expected earnings for the final quarter of 2013, helped by higher revenue from mobile and Internet service subscribers.

Huffington Post launches Brazil edition

US online news aggregator The Huffington Post made its debut in Brazil Tuesday with the launch of a Portuguese-language edition, its first in Latin America.

Tropics are main source of global mammal diversity

Ever since the nineteenth century scientists have recognised that some regions contain more species than others, and that the tropics are richer in biodiversity than temperate regions. But why are there more species in the ...

UN warns climate change is drowning Senegal

The United Nations' head of disaster risk warned Tuesday that flooding caused by climate change had become an emergency in Senegal, with some towns finding themselves underwater for large parts of the year.

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