Officials in Oregon have approved construction permits for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation.
A volcano on Indonesia's Sumatra island spewed hot smoke and ash high into the air Wednesday, in its latest violent eruptions.
There are around 70,000 children and young people in care in England, mainly because of abuse and neglect. The impact of maltreatment can be long lasting and the quality of substitute care the child receives has a significant ...
Taxi drivers in Spain's two main cities are striking to urge authorities to protect their regulated service against companies like Uber and Cabify, which offer cheaper services.
Brunel University London and Mission Resources limited are developing an innovative low-temperature pyrolysis treatment to convert household waste into fuel to heat water.
Homeowners in central Barcelona will only be able to rent out one place on Airbnb as part of new rules announced Tuesday by the home rentals website, at loggerheads with local authorities.
Solid waste management is growing as a major problem in urban Sri Lanka with a rising population and rapid urbanization. The present system of open dumping has caused environmental and public health hazards, a research study ...
A Russian zoo has euthanised its entire bird population after an outbreak of avian flu, local authorities said Monday.
Work by academics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) could go on to help shape measures to improve air quality across the UK.
Bolivia's government declared an emergency on Monday as the country suffers its worst drought in 25 years.