Bugoma Forest Reserve (circled) is bordered by intense deforestation. Between 2001-2013, some areas immediately surrounding the reserve lost upwards of 50 percent of their forest cover, according to data from Global Forest Watch
The Spanish government's decision follows a 10-year stand-off with Canary Island tourism bodies, local politicians and residents, as well as environmentalists from all over the world - all of whom are concerned about the potential damage to the environme
The latest theory says that a naturally-occurring, 30-year cycle in the Atlantic Ocean is behind the slowdown in the rise of global temperatures. Researchers say this slow-moving current could continue to divert heat into the deep seas for another decade.
LaDuke and the riders had completed a day of intense horseback riding from the northern Aitkin County town of Palisade. Palisade is located along the banks of the Mississippi River, where Enbridge plans to place part of the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline.
Do you know you're wearing water? It takes more than 7,600 liters (2,000 gallons) of water to make a single pair of jeans and another 2,460 liters (650 gallons) to make a T-shirt. And you're eating water too.
Researcher Jennifer Hynes recently gave a frightening presentation about the situation in the Arctic and the odds that things will rapidly spiral out of control, escalating into runaway global warming a few decades from now.
Iceland's Bandarbunga volcano looks like it could erupt, according to the country's weather office. When Eyjafjallajokul erupted in 2010, it caused travel chaos, grounding flights due to a plume of ash it sent flying thousands of kilometres