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World Jan 16, 2019

World's permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most

Scientists say the world's permafrost is getting warmer, with temperatures increasing by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade. A study published Wednesday found the biggest rise in Siberia, where frozen soil temperatures rose by 0.9 degrees Celsius between 2007 and ...

Can insect pet food slash canines' carbon paw print?

World Jan 13, 2019

Can insect pet food slash canines' carbon paw print?

Love your dog, but worried about the environmental impact of its meat-heavy diet? Now one British company is offering a solution — feed your pooch insects instead. It launched a dry dog food on Thursday made from black soldier fly larvae in a bid to ...

Top world news of 2018

World Jan 1, 2019

Top world news of 2018

The Japan Times newsroom selected the following world news stories as the most important of 2018.