A raccoon became very big news on the Internet this week as it climbed a 25-story office building. Millions of people watched as the raccoon worked its way up the tower.
Published in “Environment”
On Sunday, a volcano in Guatemala erupted, sending burning clouds of gas and rock down below. About 100 people died and 300 were hurt. Around 200 people are still missing.
Last Friday a pilot whale died in Thailand after swallowing over 80 plastic bags. Workers had been trying to save it for days, but it was not able to survive.
A container ship lost 83 containers over the side of the boat near Sydney on Thursday. Some containers came open and trash is already washing up on beaches.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is still erupting. It has burned over 80 buildings, closed a power station, and forced more people to leave their homes.
For hundreds of years, people have told stories about a "Loch Ness Monster". Now, a group of scientists have come up with a way to prove whether the monster exists or not.
In early May, California decided that new homes built after 2020 must have solar power. It is the first US state to make a rule like this. The decision could have big effects.
People in southern England are being warned to look out for a hairy caterpillar. The caterpillar looks beautiful, but its hairs carry a poison that can hurt or even kill people.
Tourists in Australia are being warned not to feed the kangaroos. Not only is human food bad for the kangaroos, it is also causing the kangaroos to attack humans.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted on Thursday, followed by a big earthquake on Friday. Lava has been shooting out of cracks in the ground in an area where many people live.