There was more testimony this week into the catastrophic chain of events set off when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded nearly a year ago, killing 11 rig workers and unleashing the largest offshore oil spill in U.S.
Fears about contaminated seafood from Japan are starting to make sushi lovers wary. With radioactive water draining into the sea from the damaged Fukushima reactors, places as varied as Bulgaria and Hong Kong have already restricted imports of Japanese seafood.
Scientists surveying the bottom of the Pacific Ocean have discovered something they knew was there but had never seen before: a shipping container.Cargo ships regularly lose these containers overboard — they write them off and collect insurance.
As Japan continues to grapple with the effects of the March 11 earthquake, the prefecture of Fukushima faces some of the biggest challenges.Fukushima's roads were damaged in the earthquake, its coast was battered by the tsunami and now leaking radiation around the crippled nuclear complex has made p