To contain the oil spill, Gulf of Mexico slicks will be set alight. The hope is that this will stop the oil spill before it hits land. But oil burns are a sign that other efforts have failed.
Controversial Whale Wars captain Paul Watson has spiced up opposition to the Canada seal hunt -- offering $50,000 to anyone who can prove Harp seals wastefully eat cod. Canadian senators – in a snub to the EU – promise to keep seal meat on Parliament's menu for as long as the animals are in season.
Katrina, a Cesky Terrier looks up at its handler during a news conference showing the the six new breeds that will make their first appearance in competition at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, February 9, 2012. The 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will take place February 13 and 14 in New York.
Olympia, Greece: Greek actress Maria Nafpliotou (l.) plays the role of High Priestess and transfers the Olympic Flame to Vassilis Dimitriadis, the first torchbearer of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games on Oct. 22. The flame will travel across Canada through over 1,000 communities for 106 days before arriving in Vancouver on Feb. 12.
A closer look at the argument that because the world warmed and cooled naturally in the past, current global warming or climate change isn't the result of human activity or CO2.
Valentina Vezzali celebrates the Italian team's victory against Russia in the women's team foil final fencing event at the World Fencing Championship in Antalya, Turkey, on Wednesday.
Fathima Rifqa Bary alleged that her Muslim father threatened to kill her after she converted to Christianity. The case has set Muslim and Christian activists at odds.
Scientists reveal the effect of fishing on cod size and question turning crops into fuel.
British Columbia's 'private-public partnerships' have been touted as a model for the US to revamp its infrastructure.