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New York City Air Quality Cleanest in Decades
ABC, 5 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, 2 days, 12 hours, 54 minutes ago
Ahh, smell that New York City air. No, seriously, go ahead. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said the city's air quality has hit its highest levels in 50 years, a development officials say has led to fewer deaths and hospitalizations.

Europe’s key animals ‘making a comeback’
BBC, 5 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, 3 days, 7 hours, 53 minutes ago
Some of Europe's key animals have made a comeback over the past 50 years, a report suggests.

A Vaccine For HIV?  Clinical Trial Successful
Huffington Post, 6 years, 2 weeks, 1 day, 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
A vaccine to prevent HIV has aced clinical testing, according to Canadian researchers.

Nepal sees tiger population go up by 63% since 2009
BBC, 6 years, 1 month, 3 weeks, 5 hours, 23 minutes ago
The number of wild tigers living in Nepal has increased by 63% to 198 since 2009, a government survey has shown.

Pope Francis: Gay People ‘Should Not Be Judged’
Sky News, 6 years, 1 month, 3 weeks, 5 hours, 29 minutes ago
He told reporters people should not be marginalised because of their sexual orientation - but he reaffirmed the Church's position that homosexual acts are a sin and said its opposition to gay marriage was clear.

Canada’s crime rate lowest since 1972
CBC News, 6 years, 1 month, 3 weeks, 3 days, 19 hours, 56 minutes ago
Canada's police services are once again reporting fewer crimes, a continuing trend that has cut the national crime rate to its lowest level since 1972.

Obama to launch major initiative to curb wildlife trafficking
The Guardian, 6 years, 2 months, 1 week, 4 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
Barack Obama launched a new initiative against wildlife trafficking on Monday, using his executive authority to take action against an illegal trade that is fuelling rebel wars and now threatens the survival of elephants and rhinoceroses.

South Korean airlines ban shark fin as cargo
Times Live, 6 years, 2 months, 4 weeks, 1 day, 6 hours, 34 minutes ago
South Korea's two largest airlines, Korean Air and Asiana, said Thursday they had both decided to ban shark fin from their cargo flights as part of a growing global campaign against the Asian delicacy.

City of Vancouver proclaims country’s first Meatless Monday
CTV News, 6 years, 3 months, 1 week, 1 day, 15 hours, 48 minutes ago
Vancouver has become the first city in Canada to embrace 'Meatless Monday,' encouraging residents to forego meat for one day a week for the sake of the planet and their health.

EU to ban pesticides in bee scare
BBC, 6 years, 4 months, 3 weeks, 1 day, 14 hours, 16 minutes ago
The European Commission will restrict the use of pesticides linked to bee deaths by researchers, despite a split among EU states on the issue.

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