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.
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.
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.
The World's Jason Margolis reports on a group of people we haven't heard from in a while: global warming skeptics; they believe climate change isn't real and that governments shouldn't regulate greenhouse gases.
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.
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.
Florence Jaukae found herself abandoned by her husband, with children to feed and didn't know what to do. So she took a tradition from her Papua New Guinea village and reinvented it for a modern world.