The rush for the ‘white gold’ of Siberia is devastating fragile landscapes and furthering the illegal trade in elephant ivory.
Local residents near the notorious Semipalatinsk testing ground say radiation has left a deadly toll of disease.
At least 21 die as torrential downpour overwhelms villages near Skopje.
Experts believe rising temperatures in the Arctic Circle caused permafrost to thaw and release infectious anthrax spores from a diseased reindeer carcass.
Unchecked construction and extensive tourism might cost the park its spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List
In a rare show of unity, the Kremlin and environmental groups concur on the risks posed to unique Lake Baikal by the proposed dam.
Most scientists believe that “the most powerful explosion in documented history,” as the BBC put it, was caused by a meteor or a comet. All agree it left part of Siberia a wasteland.
Activists and a large proportion of Budapest residents oppose plans to cut down trees in order to make way for costly museum district.
If all goes according to plan, residents of the Czech capital might soon be surprised to enter city buses without anyone behind the wheel.
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.