Jul 21, 2015

Pacific man's bid to be first climate refugee rejected

A Pacific Islander who launched a landmark bid to become the world’s first climate change refugee faces deportation from New Zealand after a court rejected his appeal Monday. Ioane Teitiota, 38, argued that he should not be sent back to Kiribati because rising seas ...

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane

Oct 31, 2014

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane

Researchers on the trail of missing 1930s aviatrix Amelia Earhart say they are increasingly convinced that aluminum debris found on a South Pacific beach came from her lost airplane. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) said the debris bolsters the possibility that ...