Homero Aridjis, one of Mexico's top environmentalists and poets, has led the battle to save the habitat of monarch butterflies, Pacific gray whales, and sea turtles.
At a meeting in Dakar, Senegal this week, Japanese diplomats laid out Japan's proposal for a permanent African seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Bond trading revenue decreases, along with losses at a Japanese investment, caused Morgan Stanley's first-quarter income to fall by 48 percent
A total of 66 cars were designated the 2011 safest cars, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Wednesday. They include 40 cars, 25 SUVs, and one minivan, which “do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover, and rear crashes,” the institute says. Here are the 2011 safest cars, listed alphabetically by automaker. Did your dream car make the cut?
Ant, a British Giant Rabbit, sits with a white mouse on its head at the Whitehouse Farm Center in Morpeth, England.
No ‘Rust Belt’ in sight at Russia’s ‘Little Detroit.’
‘Green’ state is working on plan for public charging stations; Nissan will debut its electric vehicles here.
Officials want to tap vast reserves to produce electric-car batteries, but threat of nationalization could scare off foreign investors.