The viability of a key river that feeds into Australia's biggest water system is under threat if poor conditions that killed millions of fish are not improved within six months, scientists warned Monday.
'Urgent steps' needed to save Australia's biggest river system
Chinese readers, many of whom had switched to e-reading devices and online bookstores, are now flocking back to traditional stores as they are offering a wider range of new products, the China Daily reported Monday.
Chinese readers flock back to traditional bookstores
There's a growing expectation that the review of student finance in England, headed by the financier Philip Augar, is going to recommend a cut in tuition fees.
Will England’s universities go bust if fees are cut?
Chemicals from plastics have been found inside the eggs of seabirds living in remote Arctic colonies, in the latest sign of pollution contaminating the furthest reaches of the planet.
Plastic chemicals discovered inside bird eggs from remote Arctic
Psychiatrists are treating teenagers for gaming addiction including some who are adjusting their body clocks to play against people in different time-zones.
Irish psychiatrists treating children for 'gaming disorder'
Medical conditions in China's poorest regions are improving with the help of targeted medical assistance to hospitals in these regions.
Targeted assistance helps improve medical condition in China's poorest regions
More must be done by manufacturers to ensure wet wipes do not continue to be among the worst marine pollutants, according an Irish MEP who has called for mandatory warnings on the products.
Call for wet wipes to have 'mandatory warnings'
The global meerkat population hangs in the balance, with a new scientific model giving them about 50 years before its stares down the gauntlet of extinction.
Climate change threatens to wipe out meerkats in the next 50 years
Replenishing the world’s forests on a grand scale would suck enough carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to cancel out a decade of human emissions, according to an ambitious new study.
Analysis suggests: Massive restoration of forests would cancel out a decade of CO2 emissions

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