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It is doubtful that Rio de Janiero will make good on its promise to drastically reduce the flow of raw sewage and garbage entering  Guanabara Bay in time for the start of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

It is doubtful that Rio de Janiero will make good on its promise to drastically reduce the flow of raw sewage and garbage entering Guanabara Bay in time for the start of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

In a stunning reversal of previous government plans to mothball nuclear power plants, Japan's cabinet on Friday  approved the Basic Energy Plan, making it the first comprehensive energy policy since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown.

In a stunning reversal of previous government plans to mothball nuclear power plants, Japan's cabinet on Friday approved the Basic Energy Plan, making it the first comprehensive energy policy since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown.

What's green and pink and sits in a lake? The answer may surprise you. China is planning to build the world's tallest towers, beating out Dubai's Burj Khalifa. China's Phoenix Towers will also be the most environmentally friendly towers in the world.

What's green and pink and sits in a lake? The answer may surprise you. China is planning to build the world's tallest towers, beating out Dubai's Burj Khalifa. China's Phoenix Towers will also be the most environmentally friendly towers in the world.

Black widows, female suicide bombers, are just as lethal as their arachnid counterparts, and perhaps more so because they can kill more than one victim at a time. Black widows are terrorists, but don't fit the typical stereotype of a militant terrorist.

Black widows, female suicide bombers, are just as lethal as their arachnid counterparts, and perhaps more so because they can kill more than one victim at a time. Black widows are terrorists, but don't fit the typical stereotype of a militant terrorist.

Officials say a blizzard and avalanche in  Nepal’s Himalayas climbing region have killed at least 20 people, including four Canadians. Dozens more trekkers are said to be missing after the powerful storm hit the region.

Officials say a blizzard and avalanche in Nepal’s Himalayas climbing region have killed at least 20 people, including four Canadians. Dozens more trekkers are said to be missing after the powerful storm hit the region.

Students are usually clever in figuring out ways to get out of going to class, but in a small village in southern Kyrgyzstan, mother nature may have helped out this time. Since the beginning of spring  an onslaught of snakes has kept a high school closed.

Students are usually clever in figuring out ways to get out of going to class, but in a small village in southern Kyrgyzstan, mother nature may have helped out this time. Since the beginning of spring an onslaught of snakes has kept a high school closed.

On Saturday, the culmination of decades of planning and work came to fruition when Beijing received the first flows of water from China's South-North Water Diversion Project. The water from South China traveled 1,200 kilometers or about 745 miles.

On Saturday, the culmination of decades of planning and work came to fruition when Beijing received the first flows of water from China's South-North Water Diversion Project. The water from South China traveled 1,200 kilometers or about 745 miles.

Smog emergency shuts down major city in China

Smog emergency shuts down major city in China

Portal Esporte São José do Sabugi: Viaduto inacabado que da acesso ao Mineirão cai e ...

Portal Esporte São José do Sabugi: Viaduto inacabado que da acesso ao Mineirão cai e ...

New York City's Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island was evacuated Friday afternoon after reports that a suspicious package was found inside a locker, according to a senior law enforcement official and the National Park Service.

New York City's Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island was evacuated Friday afternoon after reports that a suspicious package was found inside a locker, according to a senior law enforcement official and the National Park Service.

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