A group of swimmers braved the sting of extremely salty waters to cross the Dead Sea from Jordan to Israel on Tuesday, a seven-hour challenge that organisers described as a first.
The moon is putting on a show for sky gazers worldwide.
The brightest moon in almost 69 years is lighting up the sky in a treat for star watchers around the globe.
The tsunami warnings from the latest New Zealand earthquake show how important it is for people to be prepared for such an event.
At least two people have died in the magnitide 7.5 earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island early on Monday, local time.
Regulatory authorities around the world can in future instruct manufacturers of chemicals and drugs to check their products for harmful effects on reproduction by means of a new test with molluscs. After over 10 years of ...
Nations from around the world on Friday reached an historic agreement to preserve an area of ocean near Antarctica that's about twice the size of Texas. Here are some questions and answers about the deal:
The world's largest marine reserve aimed at protecting the pristine wilderness of Antarctica will be created after a "momentous" agreement was finally reached Friday, with Russia dropping its long-held opposition.
Just look at a map of Remote Oceania – the region of the Pacific that contains Hawaii, New Zealand, Samoa, French Polynesia and Micronesia – and it's hard not to wonder how people originally settled on these islands. ...
A key meeting on whales opened to early confrontation Monday with Japan seeking an end to a 30-year moratorium on whale hunting, and others proposing an Atlantic cetacean sanctuary.