An eruption of the Anak Krakatoa volcano, which sits in the middle of the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands, caused a section of the crater to collapse and slide into the ocean, triggering the killer tsunami on Saturday evening. read more
A crab chases a newborn green turtle after being released at a beach on Thameehla Island, Myanmar. Peril plagues the young life of a baby turtle in Myanmar; if the crabs don't get them before they scramble from the beach to the sea, poachers or fishing trawlers may do - while habitat destruction also decimates their numbers.
Plastic straws are being phased out by larger F&B companies to make way for more eco-friendly alternatives. We give you a low-down on the most promising options that you are likely to see in the near future. read more
It was only in May that zoologists were able to identify them as the world’s newest species, Kinosternon vogti -- named for American herpetologist Richard Vogt, who has studied US, Mexican and Central American turtles for more than four decades. read more