Green sea turtles: Vulnerable animal’s hatching season draws to close – Asia News

Australia’s Heron Island is home to the breeding grounds of green sea turtles, which are vulnerable to extinction. Hatching season is popular with tourists, but scientists fear the animal... Read more »

US Space Force launches first national security mission – Asia News

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. A Source From Read more »

Coronavirus: Melbourne locals celebrate vivid sunrise 'amid the chaos' – Asia News

Locals post images of spectacular orange skies, with many describing it as a welcome distraction. A Source From Read more »

Apollo 13: One family’s agony and triumph – Asia News

On 11 April 1970, the Lovell family watched their husband and father, Jim Lovell, blast off on Nasa’s third mission to land on the Moon. But this was to... Read more »

Coronavirus: Chris Packham on Covid-19’s impact on nature – Asia News

The coronavirus outbreak is having a huge impact on human society and economy – but what of wildlife and the environment? TV presenter Chris Packham, who lives in the... Read more »

Coronavirus: Venice canals clearer after lockdown – Asia News

Residents of Venice are noticing a vast improvement in the quality of the famous canals that run through the city, which are running clear for the first time in... Read more »

Launching the Hubble Space Telescope: ‘Our window into the universe’ – Asia News

In 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope was launched, putting into orbit one of the most remarkable scientific instruments that has ever existed. But initially the mission ran into problems,... Read more »

Coronavirus: Cambridge scientists race for a vaccine – Asia News

Scientists at the University of Cambridge say they are working “as hard and as fast as we possibly can” to find a vaccine to stop the spread of coronavirus.... Read more »

Tree planting: ‘I want to plant one million’ – Asia News

The government has pledged to plant 30 million trees a year as part of the effort to tackle climate change. Trees absorb carbon dioxide – the main gas heating... Read more »

Christmas Island: ‘A giant robber crab stole my camera’ – Asia News

Researcher Annabel Dorrestein set up a thermal imaging camera to study flying foxes, or bats, at night on Australia’s Christmas Island. But when she returned one morning to collect... Read more »