These were hard days for the volunteers. But at the end there was reason for hope. Some of New Zealand's beached pilot whales have successfully returned to the sea. However, several could not be saved.
Rescuers could not save four of the ten whales that beached off Indonesia's Aceh province. The mammals that got stranded on Monday at Ujong Kareung beach attracted hundreds of onlookers.
"Cli-fi" movies are turning global warming into apocalyptic drama, but the genre's latest release – Geostorm – has been slammed as insensitive to climate-change victims. Can a good story motivate people to take action?
Volunteers in New Zealand have managed to refloat about 100 surviving pilot whales after more than 400 of the sea animals were stranded earlier this week. However, the rescue effort is far from over.
Emergency crews in New Zealand have begun evacuating hundreds of people left stranded in the town of Kaikoura after a powerful earthquake cut off road access. Rain and strong winds have hampered the rescue effort.
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