A prison in England that holds nearly 600 foreign national inmates was warned not to be complacent about ‘worrying signs’ of an increasing drugs problem.
Inspection finds 'growing drugs problem' in England’s Maidstone Prison
Japan's Golden Week holiday, extended to 10 days this year to celebrate the imperial succession, has left in limbo those working parents who are unable to take the whole time off, as most nurseries and kindergartens will be closed.
Extended Golden Week loses luster for working parents
A prolonged drought in Australia is having a devastating impact on children and forcing them to ‘grow up’ prematurely, a UN report warned.
Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns
The European Union agreed on Tuesday to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 percent by a 2030 deadline as part of the bloc's commitment to cut its output of greenhouse gases.
EU agrees on greenhouse gas emission cut for trucks
Experts at an influential think tank are calling on EU leaders to back the expansion of more lab-grown meat to enable Europe to help tackle climate change.
Experts: Fund more lab-grown meat to fight climate change
China's efforts to ban ivory trade have received worldwide acclaim as the effects of its strict measures are starting to be felt.
China's efforts on ivory ban yield results, receive global applause
Most European companies have no target for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions even though 80 percent see climate change as a business risk, a survey has found.
Majority of European firms have no CO2 reduction targets
Technology is playing an increasingly vital role in conservation and ecology research. Drones in particular hold huge potential in the fight to save the world’s remaining wildlife from extinction.
Drones help researchers fight against wildlife extinction
Environmentalists say large and small drinks containers alike should carry a catch-all deposit of more than 15p, BBC wrote.
UK stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

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