According to the WWF 2014 Living Planet Report, from 1970 to 2010, there was a 39 per cent drop in numbers across a representative sample of land- and sea-dwelling species, while freshwater populations declined 76 per cent.
The champagne flowed, along with the tributes, on Saturday (Sep 27) as irrepressible fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier slathered his last ready-to-wear show in bucketloads of his famously wacky sense of humour.
Gaby Aghion, who started the Chloe fashion house and oversaw its rise as a post-war style icon, died at her Paris home on Saturday (Sep 27), aged 93.
A group of international cricketers on Friday (Sep 26) set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Top chefs Mads Refslund, Nathan Outlaw, Henrik Yde and Rolf Fliegauf will be in Singapore from Nov 13 to Dec 7 to whip up a pop-up dining experience.
Japanese gadget maker Thanko is hawking a silicone-based thumb extension that lets users master large-screen devices such as the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung's oversized Galaxy Note with just one hand.
83-year-old Carmen Dell’Orefice's is slated to be one of the stars of Singapore's Digital Fashion Week, taking place Oct 31 to Nov 3.
An "eco-friendly SWAT team" of 2,000 tiny wasps was released in Indonesia on Wednesday (Sep 24) to battle bugs threatening to devour cassava crops, a major staple and source of income for millions.
On October 1, 1964, Japan's first bullet train was unveiled, heralding Japan's arrival as a modern economic powerhouse with a transport system soon to become the envy of the world.
The tragic life of Vincent van Gogh will be brought to the stage as a musical to mark 125 years from the death of one of the world's greatest artists, organisers said on Tuesday (Sep 23).