Chile claimed Easter Island over a century ago. Since then, Spanish has chipped away at its Polynesian-based language called Rapa Nui. Now its fate rests in the playground as the island tries to raise a new generation of speakers.
Marine scientists and swimwear designers in Western Australia have teamed up to design anti-shark attack wetsuits. In tests with tiger sharks. the wetsuits for surfers and divers seem to distract and confuse the sharks in the moments before they attack.
Pascale Honore thought her surfing days were over when she was paralyzed 18 years ago. But this year, avid surfer Tyron Swan thought better of that, and decided to try to simply duct tape Pascale to his back and hang ten.
A French Polynesian island is home to a soccer team playing in the Confederations Cup in Brazil this week. This team of underdogs are facing some of the world's best in an international soccer tournament. Can you name it?
Tragedy struck New Zealand last night. A huge explosion rocked a coal mine, ending hope of rescuing 29 trapped miners. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Phil Mercer in the affected town ï¿½ Greymouth, New Zealand.
There's speculation that the North could be planning to launch a missile against an American target this week. Experts don't seem to think that's likely. But which if any American target would be within reach of a North Korean missile?
Today's Geo Answer is New Zealand, where the government has announced a major agreement with several indigenous Maori tribes. It's intended to settle disputes that date back to the 19th century. The World's David Leveille has details.
Slow down or you'll miss today's Geo Quiz: We are looking for a little town in southeast Australia. It's located in the state of Victoria. The commission has convinced the town to change its name for a month in order to raise awareness about road safety.
Palau and other Pacific island nations aren't represented at the United Nations by their own citizens. They're represented by American lawyers and law students. The Americans are pushing the UN to act quickly on climate change.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a former convict settlement in a town located on Tasmania, Australia. The answer is Port Arthur. Producer Jake Warga, takes us on a ghost tour of the historic prison.
Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Nick Bryant about the case of missing 19-year-old hiker British backpacker Jamie Neale, who was found alive and well today in the Australian bush nearly two weeks after he went missing.
Today's Geo Quiz asked for the Pacific island nation where someone set a new world record today for 'longest distance to spit a champagne cork.' Marco Werman speaks with Justine Bourdariat of Guinness World Records.
The Pacific island nation of Palau has established the world's first no-fish zone for sharks. But the task of protecting the threatened fish got harder this week. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.
Large parts of the Australian city of Brisbane are now completely deserted with thousands of people fleeing the rising waters. In low-lying suburbs only rooftops remain visible. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Peter Collins of National Nine News.