A Swiss study showed that people reduced energy use for showers when they could see how much the meter was moving.
Visitor rates are zooming in picturesque national parks, driven by the search for iconic pictures to post—but it's taking a toll on the 'great outdoors.'
As part of a move toward cleaner energy use in the cruise industry, Hurtigruten's new engines will be able to burn bio gas from dead fish and trees.
A wide-ranging program approved by the European Parliament is aimed at clearing plastic refuse from seas and rivers.
If you've always had a yen to see nature's most spectacular light show, the Northern Lights, or if you prefer, Aurora Borealis, now's the time, according to experts cited by The Telegraph (UK). Dr. Nathan Case of AuroraWatch UK told the paper that “The months surrounding the equinoxes are generally good for aurora hunting. As we head into winter, the evenings start to stretch out, giving us more chance to see them. A space weather phenomenon called the 'Russell-McPherson' effect also means...
Google's Street View cars can now collect data that helps city planners and lets travelers avoid high-pollution trips.
As Oslo adds more and more car-free areas at its center, some residents say it's impeding their freedom.
With no more molten lava flowing, and the caldera drained, visitors are invited to return to a changed park.
Late-summer sun can be dangerous for UV radiation, according to Portugal's weather authorities, who are also concerned about fire risk.
Celebrating another annual car-free day, Paris and Brussels call for an all-Europe day.
Join Marilyn Jones on a visit to one of the world's wonders, now a museum, but for centuries a church and then a mosque.
A new status for one of the smallest of the Canaries, now recognized as the eighth Canary Island.
The city's yellow ferries will give way to green (literally) and emission-free boats.
Heathrow is approved for a third runway and major expansion, but the path is not clear for landing.
Norway's newest national park is in an area of great beauty, as well as of historical and scientific importance.