About 40,000 elephants and 1,000 rhinos are killed for their tusks and horns every year. Now scientists are using DNA tests to help find the criminals and send them to jail.
Published in “Science”
The world's first hydrogen trains have begun running in Germany. The trains make almost no noise and they run without polluting. Instead, they give off steam.
As flood waters from Hurricane Florence keep rising in North Carolina, pools of dangerous hog waste, stored on large animal farms, have begun to leak pollution into the state's rivers.
For around six years, protesters have been living in tree houses, trying to protect what's left of Germany's Hambach Forest. Now, as police work to remove them, more protesters are arriving.
Workers in Italy, who were busy tearing down an old theater, found a surprise waiting for them in the basement. A 1,500 year old stone jar full of gold coins.
Two huge ocean storms that scientists have been tracking for days have finally hit land. Hurricane Florence hit the east coast of the US and Super Typhoon Mangkhut struck the Philippines.
People around the world react in different ways to the global threat of climate change. Some people work to fix the problem, some protest for more action, and some act like there's no problem at all.
When Jocelyn Bell discovered a new and unusual kind of star, the work won a Nobel prize - for her advisor. Now, 50 years later, she's won a huge prize of her own.
A group called The Ocean Cleanup is pulling a huge floating screen out to sea. They hope the device will collect plastic trash in the ocean, making the plastic easy to remove.
The island of Niue is a 3.5 hour flight from New Zealand. For ducks, that's too far to fly. So how in the world did Trevor the duck get there?
Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have patched a small leak in one part of the station. They were able to plug the hole using cloth and special glue.