Tropical Storm Nate moves inland after lashing U.S. Gulf Coast

Oct 8, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate moves inland after lashing U.S. Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Nate moved quickly inland from the U.S. Gulf Coast early Sunday after making landfall twice as a powerful hurricane, triggering widespread flooding and power outages. After leaving a trail of death and destruction in Central America, the storm hit the southern United States ...

Tens of thousands flee Bali's rumbling Mount Agung volcano

Sep 24, 2017

Tens of thousands flee Bali's rumbling Mount Agung volcano

More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday. Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency said ...

Aug 3, 2017

Malawi hails 'historic' relocation of 520 elephants

Malawi on Thursday celebrated the successful conclusion of a two-year project moving 520 sedated elephants by truck to a reserve where the animals had been nearly wiped out by poaching. Described as one of the biggest-ever wildlife translocations, the elephants were transported 350 km (220 ...