Blogs Policy

Fukushima Disaster ‘Man-Made’ and ‘Avoidable’

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

A report by a panel from the Japanese parliament declared that the Fukushima nuclear disaster was avoidable.

Image of the Day: Tar Balls Hit the Beaches This Summer

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, tar balls and dead fish are still washing up along the Gulf coast.

Image of the Day: Fewer Fireworks for Fourth in Colorado

  • Published: Jul 4th, 2012

To reduce the risk of adding to Colorado's wildfire woes, a fireworks ban that outlaws private operation of fireworks is in place.

Heat Wave Expands Again Before Retreating to the West

  • Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

The June heat wave is now also the early July heat wave, with utility companies reporting some progress restoring power.

Image of the Day: Bringing Beekeeping to New Heights

  • Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

Urban bee keeping is becoming more popular around the world, with hives even atop the Opéra Garnier in Paris.

Image of the Day: No Cuddling with Cuttlefish in Future?

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2012

The giant Australian cuttlefish is a near-threatened species, according to the updated IUCN Red List.

Image of the Day: The Axolotl Is On Its Last Legs

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

A symphony for the Mexican axolotl, an endangered salamander that can regrow lost limbs, premiered in London.

Lonesome George, ‘Rarest Creature in the World,’ Dies

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

The famed Galápagos giant tortoise, Lonesome George, died on Sunday in the Galápagos at about 100 years old.