Brazil’s new oil frontier threatens Amazon reef
Deep beneath the waters of the Atlantic off Brazil's most northern coast, French major Total SA is hunting for what it hopes will be Latin America's next big oil discovery, but environmentalists fear the project may damage a nearby thriving reef system, more than 1,000 kilometers long and possibly home to new marine species.Open this photogallery >
Martin and his Paquito
Martin Herrera, who has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training roosters in San Jose, Costa Rica, spends time with his favorite “Paquito”.Open this photogallery >
Crabs invade Cuba’s Bay of Pigs
If you are into your history you'll know what the Bay Of Pigs in Cuba is known for, but that was decades ago.
These days it's all about the invasion of crabs and not CIA sponsored rebels.
The Animals Of Amboseli National Park in Kenya
I have actually visited Amboseli. It was about 12 years ago and my first ever safari and I can still remember the first "wild" elephant I saw. It was a big male, standing underneath a big tree. It had a reddish color due to the sand it had thrown over it's back. It was the sheer stature and size of the animal that impressed me.
Any way, here are some more beautiful animals you could encounter in the Amboseli national park.
The Photos Of 2017 Week 10
Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.Open this photogallery >
Wild boars are taking over in the Fukushima evacuation zone
When people leave, nature takes back control. This is also the case in the Fukushima evacuation zone. People are being told to return to their home as there is no apparent danger any more, but this means nature needs to be dealt with first. In this case it's all about wild boars roaming the streets.
No reports on if these animals glow in the dark.
Omsin the green sea turtle had over 900 coins in her stomach
Omsin, a 25 year old femal green sea turtle, was found to have over 900 metal coins in her stomach. She most likely swallowed them when people threw them in her pond for good luck. Maybe people should stop doing that.
Omsin, piggy bank in Thai, is expected to make a full recovery.
World Press Photo Winners 2016
The World Press Photo awards have just been rewarded to some very deserving photographers.
These are the people who bring us the news and background stories, 24/7 365 days of the year. And they say a pictures says more then a thousand words, so their work is very important to us.
The Saperas aka Snake Charmers of India
Buti Nath is a member of an ancient tribe of snake charmers known as Saperas, who over the generations have thrived on catching venomous snakes and making them dance to their music.Open this photogallery >
Beauty, money and feathers
Inside the world of Turkey's pigeon fanciers, who spend their fortunes on the collectible creatures.Open this photogallery >
The Wild Horse Border Patrol
Arizona prisoners train wild mustangs that will eventually be adopted by the U.S. Border Patrol, providing the agency with inexpensive but agile horses, and inmates with skills and insights they hope to one day carry with them from prison.Open this photogallery >
Reindeer herding in Russia’s Arctic
n Russia's remote Arctic regions, reindeer herding has been a way of life for centuries.
Can you spot Rudolph?