Dozens of flights were disrupted in Japan on Thursday as Mount Aso, the largest active volcano in the country, spewed ash and stones. This comes just two months after more than 60 were killed in the Mount Ontake eruption.
A nightmare-inducing sea creature made famous in ‘Finding Nemo’ was caught on video in the depths of the ocean for the first time. Scientists believe global warming is affecting its environment, bringing the rare anglerfish species to shallower waters.
The French city of Grenoble will become the first in Europe to remove all commercial advertising from its streets, with the city’s Green mayor promising to replace the signs and billboards with trees and community noticeboards.
A project aiming to build a solar-powered plane, capable of climbing to a record-breaking 24,000 meters into the stratosphere, has found sponsors. The race to the edge of space is on, with a maiden flight just powered by the sun scheduled for 2017.
To battle a plague of used chewing gum spots on the sidewalks in the streets of the UK and Wales, the national voice of local government has requested gum manufacturing firms to contribute to £60 million to annual removal costs.
The UK government announced it would spend £720 million ($1.13 billion) on fighting climate change in developing countries. Some MPs have attacked the move, arguing the money could be better spent at home.