A brown seaweed called sargassum is washing up on Cancun beaches, threatening the region’s efforts to recover its tourism. Local resident Omar Vazquez Sanchez got the idea to transform the seaweed into “sargablocks,” what he calls a small solution to a big problem.
Violence in Mexico is not just taking a toll along the border. It's impacting tourism to the country's interior.The World's Jason Margolis has more from San Miguel de Allende, a popular tourist destination in central Mexico.
We check in to see what progress was made and what negotiators will need to tackle in Durban, South Africa next year.
Negotiations over climate change have more urgency for Kiribati, an island that is literally sinking into the ocean.
Despite the urgency of changing weather patterns the 16th UN climate summit in Cancun adopted only modest results. However, there was some progress on REDD, a scheme to reduce deforestation and lock carbon dioxide in trees.
Research throughout the past year showed some startling information on the rate and impact of climate change.
A global agreement on forest protection could cut emissions from deforestation, but many worry it could lead to more land evictions and human rights abuses in the forests of tropical countries.
LOE asked environmentalists and educators from around the globe what needs to be done at the meeting in Cancun.
Yvo de Boer, the UN's climate chief has announced his resignation -- what this means for the worldwide effort to rein in global warming.
Todd Levin, Fair Game news analyst, takes a look at why some college students are foregoing their spring break party plans to volunteer on presidential campaigns.
The World's Lorne Matalon reports that Cubans who flee their island for the United States are trying a new route: through Mexico, and Mexican authorities fear a mass exodus of Cubans coming through in coming years.