Gathered along the edge of a mountain, the men, women and children of Barbablanca watched in stunned silence as a river of mud washed over their small village.
Eleven endangered wild elephants in Cambodia were rescued Saturday, four days after getting stuck in mud, officials said.
A nonprofit group says hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries with workers as young as 14 supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands.
A German geologist says Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health ...
Scientists in Germany are flipping the switch on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun," hoping it will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friend...
Indonesia says nearly 19,000 square meters of pristine coral reef was damaged by a foreign cruise ship that ran aground in waters off West Papua province earlier this month.
An increasing number of Venezuelans is stepping outside the law and trying their luck in the treacherous world of illegal mining.
The World Water Council says 32 percent of people in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to safe drinking water.
Schoolchildren cheered and village women clapped as a gush of clean water flowed through a set of gleaming steel taps connected to a newly installed water filtration plant in a dus...
A park ranger in Cambodia says an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical pole fell and electrocuted the animal.