The AIDS epidemic shows no sign of abating with five million new cases reported in 2001


Poor management of Nigeria's environment is costing the country around us $5 billion a year in ruined land and lost forests, an

African dust clouds cause red tides that kill millions of fish in the Gulf of Mexico

Many leatherback turtles recently died while nesting in Guiana. While patrolling, a World Wide Fund for Nature (wwf) team found 12 entangled leather

The view from space of a bright blue Earth is becoming marred by smoke and dust as environmental destruction grows increasingly visible, reported the commander of the International Space Station,

An international wildlife smuggler has been sentenced for 71 months by a San Francisco federal court. He has also been directed to pay a fine of US $60,000. Keng Liang

At least 50,000 flamingos died in the East African region between 1993 and 1995, largely due to pollution, reports Panafrican News Agency. A number of metals have found their way into Lake Nakuru,

Should the people of South Africa be denied medicines because they are too poor to pay for them?

Nations finally draft a treaty to combat the use of toxic chemicals like DDT and PCBs, which are known for their damning health effects