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The Prince Edward Islands Marine Protected Area is vital to conservation, writes John Yeld.
Almost half of 16 to 34-year-olds check office messages in bed on a smartphone, laptop or tablet, a study shows.
Some carnivorous species had such a caring side they worked with the females to look after their clutch of eggs, research reveals.
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RIM also said it will offer its once-popular BlackBerry Messenger service on iPhones and devices running Google's Android software.
The United Nations has issued official advice suggesting that Earth's inhabitants eat insects to help combat food-insecurity.
Recent findings offer new understanding of how the brain works, and could shed light on the processes of learning and ageing.
Some studies have projected sea level rise of up to 2 metres by 2100, a figure that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called a worst case.
A 2 300-year-old Mayan temple in Belize has been torn down to use for a road-building project.
China says the rocket carried a science payload which studied the Earth's magnetosphere.
Richard Branson says that rocket-powered space tourism flights by his firm would have only a minor impact on climate change.
Broadcasters are scouring mobile games as a source for television hits.
Huawei has been forced to deny repeated allegations that it creates “digital back doors” that could be used to snoop on data.
The new concept could replace shark nets and save lives of marine creatures.
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