Jane Fonda says, known for her stand against the Vietnam war nearly 50 years ago, was arrested for civil disobedience as a climate protestor.
National broadcaster NHK said nearly 70 people have been killed in Japan by Typhoon Hagibis as rescuers search for survivors for a third day.
While Zimbabweans would want CITES to lift ban on ivory trade, they however cannot trust the thoroughly corrupt ruling elite to manage the possible windfall for the benefit of ordinary citizens and the wildlife.
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds that left thousands of homes on Japan's main island flooded, damaged or without power. Kyodo News service counted 36 deaths caused by the typhoon with 16 people missing.
The Japanese Grand Prix's entire Saturday track programme has been cancelled as powerful Typhoon Hagibis bears down on the Suzuka circuit. Two Rugby World Cup matches scheduled for the same day were also cancelled.
The carcasses were discovered by a drone being used to investigate how the first six elephants had earlier plunged to their deaths at the Haew Narok — Ravine of Hell — waterfall in Khao Yai National Park in northeastern Thailand.
Thousands of climate activists take to streets of cities around the world, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience, coordinated by Extinction Rebellion, to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster.
Pope Francis celebrated an opening Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday with global attention newly focused on the forest fires that are devouring the Amazon.
Oceanium, an association of amateur divers in the West African state of Senegal, removed hundreds of kilos of plastic rubbish in the waters around the island of Goree off the capital Dakar.
Hurricane Lorenzo reached Portugal's Azores islands early on Wednesday, causing power outages and knocking down trees across the mid-Atlantic archipelago, authorities said.
The scheme, welcomed by the city's residents, will soon be extended across the metro network and run until July 2020, the city's public transport company ATAC said.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the current monsoon has been the heaviest since 1994, classifying it "above normal", and this year's season has been longer than usual.
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