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.
Lisbon's in line for an honor that reflects commitment to environmental, social and economic sustainability.
Stockholm adds its 10th nature reserve, which includes forest lands and islands near Lake Malaren.
A Paris suburb has regular visits and lawn service by a flock of urban sheep.