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Going Up in Smoke: Why You Should Care About Indonesia's Fires

David Fogarty | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
David Fogarty

While the fires in Indonesia might seem far away for many people, they are everyone's problem. Many of the blazes are on deep peat lands, producing huge plumes of smoke and large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that are stoking climate change.

Malaysia Airline Plane Search Expands Again

AP | IAN MADER | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials have revealed a new timeline suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysi...

Missing Plane Probe Focuses On Flight Engineer

Reuters | Niluksi Koswanage | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 (Reuters) - Malaysian police are investigating a flight engineer who was among the passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines ...

Last Words From Missing Plane Came After Data Shutdown

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and JIM GOMEZ | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — When someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 7...

Malaysia Asks Countries For Data To Help Find Jet

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

The Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities say the number of countries involved in the search for the missing jetlin...

Investigation Turns To Pilots In Plane Disappearance

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2014 | World

* Police investigating backgrounds of pilots and crew * Homes of the two pilots have been searched * Mal...

Prime Minister: Missing Plane Had Communications Disabled

AP | EILEEN NG and JOAN LOWY | Posted 03.16.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Investigators have concluded that one or more people with significant flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia ...

What Types Of Signals Does A Plane Give Off?

AP | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 sent signals to a satellite for four hours after the aircraft went missin...

Flight For Lost Jet Expands Amid Signs It Flew On

AP | Associated Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam says it has downgraded but not stopped its search for the missing jetliner in the South China Sea and has been...

Sources: Radar Data Suggests Missing Plane Flew Toward Andaman Islands

Reuters | Niluksi Koswanage and Siva Govindasamy | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Reuters) - An investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner is focusing more on a suspicion of foul pla...

White House: New Search Area May Be Opened In Indian Ocean For Missing Plane

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) - A new search area may be opened in the Indian Ocean as authorities try to determine what happened to a missing Malays...

Malaysia Denies Missing Plane Flew For Hours After Losing Contact

Reuters | Anshuman Daga and Nguyen Phuong Linh | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR/HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 13 (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities said on Thursday there was no evidence that a jetliner missing for ...

Monkey Around At The Batu Caves

Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel

Malaysia's Batu Caves are more than just a series of caverns. The caves, located north of Kuala Lumpur, are the site of an iconic Hindu temple and...

Will Prayer Aid The Search For Malaysian Airlines Flight 370?

USA Today | Calum MacLeod | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Many Malaysians are invoking the power of prayer to aid the massive multinational search operation for the Malaysia Airli...

U.S. State Department Criticizes 'Provocative' China Move To Block Filipino Boats

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's blocking of supplies to a Philippine outpost in the South China Sea is "provocative" and raises tensions, the United State...

Malaysian Military May Have Traced Missing Jet

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

(Reuters) - Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island ...

Plane Search Confused By False Leads

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and EILEEN NG | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — More than four days after a Malaysian jetliner went missing en route to Beijing, authorities acknowledged Wednesday th...

REPORT: Co-Pilot Of Missing Flight Invited 2 Women To Cockpit In 2011

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says it is investigating an Australia television report that the co-pilot on its missing flight had ...

Malaysian Military Says Missing Jet Changed Course

Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacc...

Passengers Using Stolen Passports On Missing Flight Identified

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and TRAN VAN MINH | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A man traveling with a stolen passport on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was an Iranian teenager trying to migra...

Malaysia Military Tracked Flight MH370 To West Coast, Source Says

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

By Niluksi Koswanage and Eveline Danubrata KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 (Reuters) - Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almo...

Statement Regarding Anwar Ibrahim

Al Gore | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Al Gore

It is extremely disturbing that the government of Malaysia -- by continuing to press this case beyond the bounds of reason, let alone the bounds of justice -- has used the courts to short-circuit the political process.

Malaysia Airlines' Lack Of Information Angers Relatives

AP | DIDI TANG and GILLIAN WONG | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — The anguished hours had turned into a day and a half. Fed up with awaiting word on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, relatives of ...

Rescue Helicopters Check Out Floating 'Yellow Object'

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

HANOI, March 10 (Reuters) - A Vietnamese rescue helicopter has retrieved a floating yellow object from the sea and determined it was not a life raft...

Interpol: Database Not Checked Pre-Malaysia Flight

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — When you travel, airport security agents may pat you down, inspect your deodorant and scan your body from head to toe. But there's a go...