Why Indonesia’s capital Jakarta is one of the world’s fastest-sinking megacities.
Image copyright JAMES SPENCER Image caption The Disappearing Tarn fills with water only after heavy rain A lake known as the Disappearing Tarn has delighted hikers and photographers on a mountain in Australia after filling with a rare volume of water. The normally dry lake on Mt Wellington in Tasmania is not easily seen. It […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS and Russia ambassadors to the UN clashed over Syria at the UN Security Council The UN’s secretary general has said the Cold War is “back with a vengeance”. Antonio Guterres also warned about the dangers of escalation over Syria. The US and its allies are considering […]
Colombia has started using small drones to drop herbicide on illicit coca crops – which produce the drug cocaine. The country is one of the world’s biggest producers of cocaine, despite government efforts to curtail it. The drones spray the dangerous herbicide glyphosate – but because they fly so close to the ground, it’s hoped […]