A flamingo chick is nudged by its mother in their enclosure in the Budapest Zoo in Hungary in June 2009. With fifteen chicks newly hatched the number of flamingos at the zoo has grown to 98.
Environmental groups worry that the practice of reflagging US commercial ships that may have PCBs so they can be scrapped abroad is beginning again.
Peter Zumthor's designs for an art museum emerging from a bombed-out church and thermal baths both caught the jury's eye.
Just as Joseph stored food ahead of a drought, banks should build capital for lean times.
Readers write about the pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
Four interesting garden blogs in Europe.
Banking woes, rising debt levels, and unemployment will put consumers in greater trouble, economists say.
The money comes from Google's RE<C initiative, which seeks to develop renewable energy sources that are cheaper than electricity produced from coal.