The arrest of a Toronto man on animal cruelty charges has brought local frustrations with the city's raccoon population to the surface.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has undertaken few reconciliation measures since defeating Tamil separatists. Current Sri Lanka floods provide a chance for him improve relations.
Canada's volunteer approach to finding a place to store spent nuclear waste, which is radioactive for 10,000 years, contrasts the US.
Activists ramps up efforts for various causes this season. Success levels vary.
Scientists seek a more sustainable model for growth
A grass-roots group to monitor air quality has sprouted in one of Latin America's largest industrial corridors.