Thousands of dead sardines were found floating on Monday along the shores of Queule River in the southern Chilean region of Araucania. Experts are still investigating the cause of death.
Three days of relentless rains have sparked flash floods and landslides in large parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh, killing at least 173. Officials warn the toll could rise with more rain forecast in the coming days.
The meat industry is being blamed for the worst ever dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Why do these oxygen-poor stretches of ocean, which can't support most marine life, continue to expand? Global Ideas takes a look.
A tsunami warning has been lifted after a major 7.6 magnitude earthquake in southern Chile. No fatalities were reported but 21,000 homes were reported to be without power.
Do you think piranhas are bloodthirsty monsters, who skeletonize any creature they can eat within seconds? Then you will be surprised! DW's Brigitte Osterath has come to know seven piranhas quite intimately.
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