Venice canals run dry, Italy faces drought alert

Normally at risk of flooding, Italy’s Venice is struggling with drought, making navigating the waterways impossible.

Security and food crises expected to dominate African Union summit

Deepening security and food crises are likely to dominate the agenda when heads of state convene in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa this weekend, Feb. 17-19, for the annual African Union (AU) summit.

Jupiter's moon count jumps to 92, most in solar system

Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter, taking its total to 92, and more than any other planet in the solar system.

Deforestation of Brazilian savanna surged 25% in a year

Deforestation in the world’s most biologically diverse savanna, the Brazilian Cerrado, rose by around 25% in the 12 months through July from the previous period, two people familiar with the still unreleased government data told Reuters.

COP27 agreement on loss and damage fund

The COP27 climate summit has agreed to set up a fund to help poor countries being impacted by the effects of climate change.

'Stand and deliver,' UN chief tells COP27

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres says it’s time to stop finger pointing and get a deal done at the COP27 climate summit.

Israel rushes to protect marine life as Mediterranean warms

Between the cliffs and crags of Israel's submerged prehistoric coastline, a Mediterranean ecosystem is surging back to life.