Argentina Chile Volcano Erupts

A handful of people who ignored an evacuation order shoveled ash off roofs, but otherwise Ensenada appeared a ghost town after almost all of its 1,500 residents fled to safer ground following twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano. Continue reading


Photos by Rodrigo Abd

More than three dozen animals rescued from Peruvian circuses and traffickers have a new home in a jungle island sanctuary. Continue reading


Photos by Mosa’ab Elshamy

At the confluence of the Blue Nile and the White Nile near Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, 35-year-old Younis Hamad al-Nil sails his wooden boat from sunrise to sunset, searching the wide waters for today’s catch. Continue reading

Singapore Bird Park Oriental Pied Hornbill

Photographer Wong Maye-E

Today is Earth Day, the annual event surrounding issues of environmental protection first founded in 1970. Continue reading