Refugees risk their lives to reach Europe
As migrants in France storm a ferry in their desperation to reach the UK, the United Nations says that Europe needs to do more to help the growing number of refugees. What can be done?
Sudden ice melt in Greenland shocks scientists
In the past two weeks, a sudden and dramatic melt has turned almost the entire surface of Greenland from ice to liquid water. Nothing like this has happened before. How worried should we be?
Designers plan underwater cities
Life on earth may become more difficult in the future so Japanese designers propose an amazing solution — build new cities beneath the ocean waves. Will it ever happen?
Fears of volcanic winter as Earth erupts
This weekend Indonesia was devastated by a volcanic eruption. Is this an isolated disaster or is there worse to come?