Environment And Nature

Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

Aug 16, 2018

Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant

Alert level raised for tiny volcanic isle in southern Japan

Aug 15, 2018

Japan has raised alert levels on a small southern volcanic island, urging its 150 residents to prepare for an evacuation amid growing risks of an eruption

After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

Aug 10, 2018

After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit using fake vehicle emission data

Aug 9, 2018

Suzuki, Mazda and Yamaha admit using falsified emissions data to inspect their new vehicles in a product quality scandal in Japan's auto industry

Boys rescued from cave, once stateless, get Thai citizenship

Aug 9, 2018

Three young soccer players and their coach, who were rescued with other teammates after almost three weeks in a flooded cave, have been granted Thai citizenship

Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

Aug 7, 2018

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque flattened by the earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok as thousands of homeless villagers wait for aid

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

Thailand's rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

Aug 4, 2018

The members of the boys' soccer team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have completed their time as novice Buddhist monks

Toyota logs record 1Q profit, cuts full year sales outlook

Aug 3, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. quarterly profit up 7.2 percent to record $5.9 billion, helped by strong sales in the U.S. and other overseas markets

Storms force swimmer to suspend attempt to cross Pacific

Aug 1, 2018

A long-distance swimmer has suspended his attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean because of severe storms off Japan