Icelandic seventh-grader Lilja Einarsdottir is on an unusual field trip with her class: they're measuring the Solheimajokull glacier to see how much it has shrunk in the past year, witnessing climate change first-hand.
Venice was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as a fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark's Square.
The penguins are as awkward on land as they are agile in water, while massive and majestic whales slip through the waves, and sea lions and seals laze in the sun.
Heathman works for his 38-year-old daughter Nyree's Estancia Tours in the South Atlantic territory, having long ago handed over his farm to his other daughter.
As the Typhoon was exiting the Philippines it hit one last major landmass, the central island of Mindoro, where one man was crushed by a falling tree and another killed by a flying piece of lumber, police said.
Around a million Chinese tourists visit the holiday island each year — the second-largest group of foreign arrivals after Australians — and inject hundreds of millions of dollars into the local economy.
A 16-year student of an Indian school in Dubai has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The infection was contracted from the student’s parent who had travelled overseas.
The ongoing Corona virus crisis hit Saudi Arabia earlier this week with the first case of an infected individual recorded. Saudi authorities were quick to act, quarantining 70 people who were in contact with that individual.
With a thriving coffee culture and ancient Romanesque architecture, the oldest continuously-inhabited coastal gem of Zadar is the newest place on the tourism radar.