Tuvalu is a tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean. It's also one of the countries most threatened by climate change. Now Australia and Tuvalu have made a deal that gives the people of Tuvalu a place to go if their islands become unsafe because of rising seas.
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Yesterday, the National Zoo in Washington, DC said goodbye to its giant pandas, as they left for China. It's the first time the zoo hasn't had pandas in 23 years, and it may mark the end of a 50-year program. The pandas will be greatly missed by the zoo and its visitors.
In October, Mediterranean fruit flies were discovered in an area of Los Angeles. California is a big farming state, and this was serious news for farmers. The solution to the problem may seem a little unusual: releasing millions more of the flies.
As winter comes to the northern part of India, the air pollution in the capital city of New Delhi is reaching levels that are too dangerous to breathe. The problem is so bad that schools have been closed, and people are being told to stay indoors.
Today, the world-famous musical group the Beatles are releasing a new song. It's called "Now and Then". The "new" song was written around 45 years ago, and has taken a very long time to finish. It's special because it's the last song the Beatles will ever make.
A new study suggests that roosters can recognize themselves in a mirror. The news came after roosters failed scientists' usual test for this. The surprising result raises questions not just about how smart roosters are, but about how scientists test animal intelligence.
Hydrogen is a gas that burns cleanly and produces a lot of energy. It will play an important part in tackling the climate crisis. Until recently, producing hydrogen created pollution. Now, scientists say there may be large amounts of natural hydrogen hidden underground.
Roughly 2,000 years ago, Mount Vesuvius erupted, destroying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Now a group of scientists is working to decode one of the great mysteries of that time - the scrolls of Herculaneum.
The US House of Representatives hasn't had an official leader since Speaker Kevin McCarthy was forced out three weeks ago. Without a leader, the House cannot run. But Republicans are so divided that so far, it has been impossible for them to agree on a leader.
A team of students in the Netherlands has designed and built a tough car that's completely powered by the sun. The car, called Stella Terra, is the first solar-powered car that can travel off-road for long distances without needing a recharging station.