Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.
Chile protest anniversary turns violent as two churches torched, thousands gather in Santiago square
The demonstration comes just a week before Chileans vote in a referendum on whether to replace the dictatorship-era constitution — one of the key demands of the protest movement which began in October 2019.
Antarctic Peninsula hottest in three decades; rapid rate of ocean warming may be to blame, says study
Between January and August, temperatures reached between 2 and 3 degrees Celsius on the peninsula, according to researchers at the Chilean Air Force's Frei Base
Regeneron begins phase III trials of REGN-COV2; here's how antibody cocktail can help COVID-19 patients
Currently, the antibody cocktail, developed by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Regeneron, is in the phase 2 treatment trials stage
It takes several million years for a planet to reach its final stage and it is forming around a star about 2.4 times the mass of the sun
Surge in South American political protests linked to Russian trolls on Twitter, finds US Department of State
Watching political unrest explode across South America this fall, officials at the State Department noticed an eerily similar pattern in anti-government protests that otherwise had little in common
As UN meet on climate change in Madrid limps towards finish line, nations have little progress to show
This was to pass declarations calling for greater ambition in cutting planet-heating greenhouse gases and in helping poor countries suffering effects of climate change
Chinese president Xi Jinping says Beijing wants trade deal with US, but is not afraid to 'fight back'
Reinforcing the upbeat tone adopted by China in recent days, Xi Jinping told a visiting US business delegation that China holds a 'positive attitude' toward the trade talks.
China, US agree on plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages amid year-long trade war
China and the United States have agreed a plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages, the commerce ministry said Thursday, as negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal.
Donald Trump invites Xi Jinping to US to sign phase one of trade agreement, says top White House official
Trade talks between the world's two largest economies began last November but have not yielded desired results even after more than a dozen rounds of negotiations in both Beijing and Washington.
The co-host, Costa Rica as ruled out as an alternative location because their Env Minister said it would be impossible.
US-China trade deal talks progress after almost 16-months-long standoff; officials claim agreement could be signed this month
The United States and China on Friday said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month
Great Britain, Spain and Portugal contemplate bidding for 2030 FIFA World Cup, hosts to be decided in 2024
FIFA's next big World Cup vote comes in May when the council decides the destination of the 2023 women's tournament
Double counting of emissions could undermine Paris agreement goals; damage can be undone by robust accounting, common rules
In a separate point of debate some countries oppose the idea of a single international body overseeing carbon trading under the Paris agreement, arguing for more national sovereignty and flexibility between nations buying and selling
Alexis Sanchez picks up ankle injury in Chile's goalless draw against Colombia, faces prospect of surgery
Chile striker Alexis Sanchez may need surgery on his ankle after picking up an injury in their 0-0 draw with Colombia last week, his club side Inter Milan have said.
Serie A: Inter Milan's Alexis Sanchez could be out for three months after suffering ankle injury on international duty for Chile
Chile play Guinea on Tuesday in another friendly but Rueda was worried that Sanchez might have to miss the start of South American World Cup qualifying in March
Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike, but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done.
Lo Celso suffered the damage during Argentina's 0-0 friendly draw against Chile in Los Angeles last week.
Argentina, missing the suspended Lionel Messi and several other European-based stars including Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria, enjoyed the better chances but were unable to find a goal in front of a sparsely populated Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro accuses UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet of meddling in country's internal affairs
Jair Bolsonaro waded into another international row over sovereignty, this time accusing UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet of meddling in Brazil's internal affairs after she raised concerns over a spike in killings by police officers.