[MELBOURNE] Specialised drones are being tested in a programme to boost koala numbers on Australia's east coast, dropping seeds of gum trees as part of a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) scheme to...

[SYDNEY] Australia's Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half its coral in the last three decades and scientists fear the loss caused by frequent bleaching will compromise its ability to recover...

[HOUSTON] US energy companies were returning workers and restarting operations at storm-swept production facilities along the US Gulf Coast on Sunday, two days after Hurricane Delta barrelled...

[LONDON] British broadcaster David Attenborough on Wednesday led a campaign by conservation groups for the world to invest US$500 billion a year to halt the destruction of nature, saying the...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Apple chief Tim Cook said on Monday he views the recent increase in fires, hurricanes and floods as strong proof that climate change is real.

[WASHINGTON] The effects of climate change since 2000 will slow US economic growth slightly over the next 30 years, adding another drag on an economy that will struggle to rebound from the...

[HOUSTON] Royal Dutch Shell halted some oil production and began evacuating workers from a US Gulf of Mexico platform, the company said on Saturday, as a new tropical storm flared.

[HANOI] Tropical storm Noul made landfall in Vietnam on Friday, killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central parts of the country, though authorities later downgraded the...

[MOLALLA, Oregon] Around half a million people in Oregon were under evacuation alerts on Friday, with residents of its largest city told to be ready to leave, as wildfires that have taken 24 lives...

[SEOUL/TOKYO] South Korea hunkered down as Typhoon Haishen travelled northwards along the country's east coast on Monday, a day after the powerful storm battered Japan's southern islands where...