Two years ago, Christchurch, New Zealand, was devastated by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. Residents still face a long haul to recover and rebuild, which they're doing with the pluck the Kiwis are known for.
Report: Vanessa O'Brien
New Zealand's second largest city Christchurch marks four years since the first in a series of devastating earthquakes. The destruction has also brought an opportunity for the city to rebuild with climate change in mind.
Google has sent balloons to the edge of space to send the Internet worldwide. The company’s (x) division works on "radical, sci-fi-sounding technology solutions to solve really big world problems."
A loud explosion heard by residents of Managua, Nicaragua late on Saturday night was likely caused by a meteorite. Scientists suspect it was part of the "2014 RC" asteroid.
Indonesia has passed laws easing restrictions around harvesting power from the nation’s volcanoes. Experts are hoping this will kickstart the country's potentially lucrative renewable energy market.
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