The area is 600 miles north of Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, and is the center of the world's biggest and most lucrative jade mining industry.
Firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from Australia's wildfires.
Australia's government is allocating $50 million to help wildlife affected in the bushfire crisis.
Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Urey were among the 47 people on White Island when a volcano suddenly erupted on Monday.
Drought, intense heat waves, exceptional precipitation and record-low sea ice were extreme weather events made more likely by human-caused climate change, according to new research published Monday.