Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Demise of nine out of 13 of the ancient landmarks linked to climate change by researchers Some of Africas oldest and biggest baobab trees have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, according to researchers. The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years...
Trump and Kim Can Learn a Thing or Two From Singapore

Trump and Kim Can Learn a Thing or Two From Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are spending such a short amount of time in Singapore this week. Maybe they should stick around longer to see what makes its economy tick. Singapore is an especially wealthy nation, with a per capita...
Ikea commits to phase out single-use plastic products by 2020

Ikea commits to phase out single-use plastic products by 2020

Global retailer with 363 stores says it wants to help customers live more sustainably Ikea is to phase out all single-use plastic products from its stores and restaurants by 2020 amid growing concern about the effects of plastic on the environment. Ikea said plastic...