Pig-nosed turtles are so cute that thousands of them are being smuggled by animal traffickers to be sold as exotic pets. But while they're adorable as babies, they grow up to become big, feisty animals that many people abandon — a problem for a species that's considered threatened.
Male members of a small, mouse-like species in Papua New Guinea that care barely stand to come into contact with female members of their species, according to new research. Meanwhile, old episodes of Doctor Who, the pop-hit TV show, have resurfaced. Today's Global Scan.
A new study from the United Nations out last month revealed startling attitudes toward sex and sexual violence in six countries across the Asia Pacific region. In one example, the study revealed that 25 percent of the men studied in Cambodia admitted to having committed rape.
Australia has thousands of refugees clamoring for asylum every year. In a bid to get a handle on the problem, the country has decided to setup refugee processing centers on small, Pacific islands where the refugees will remain until a decision is made on their status.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Papua New Guinea. Five men who set sail from Papua New Guinea have been rescued after more than 2 months adrift. A doctor says another day drifting and they probably wouldn't have survived. Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.
An expedition team, just back from a trip to Papua New Guinea, has discovered some new speciesï¿½ Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the team leader, George McGavin of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.