News from the Field

Children Lose Parents in Snorkeling Accident

A 13-year-old boy was the first to spot his parents floating facedown near Australia’s Ningaloo Reef yesterday, after a snorkeling accident that is feared to have left him and his 10-year-old... Read More

Fat-Burning Power Plant Coming to London

A planned power plant in London will turn globs of discarded fat clogging the city's sewers into the city's newest source of energy. Announced by Thames Water last month, the proposed station will... Read More

Alex Bolotov Dies on Everest

Russian climber Alexey Bolotov died early Wednesday morning in the Khumbu Icefall. His body was found at the head of the Khumbu Glacier, though details surrounding his death have been slow to... Read More

Bald Eagles Lock Talons and Crash

A midair battle between two bald eagles turned into a somewhat humiliating situation when the birds were unable to unlock their talons and crashed to the ground together. They survived the fall and... Read More