KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association says human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak.
BEIJING (AP) — A slick new documentary on China’s dire environmental woes has racked up more than 28 million online views in just two days, underscoring growing concern over the human cost of air, water and soil pollution.
YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region.
BEIJING (AP) — Wild giant pandas in China are doing well. According to a census by China’s State Forestry Administration, the panda population has grown by 268 to a total of 1,864 since the last survey ending in 2003.
The Australian government has finally decided to do something about illegal fishing vessels. And when Australian Customs officials recently took out their patrol ship they met Kunlun, a notorious and elusive poaching vessel cruising on its way with a massive haul of Patagonian toothfish.
Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem
Tue, Mar 03, 2015 1:14PM UTC
Bus carrying Chinese opera troupe falls off cliff, 20 killed
Tue, Mar 03, 2015 11:45AM UTC
Australia expected to announce more troops bound for Iraq
Tue, Mar 03, 2015 10:35AM UTC