Tourists' horror as rat infestation shuts down ten popular holiday islands off the Great Barrier Reef

The islands are to be closed from Monday for the next three weeks as the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service works to control the plague of black rats which has been harming native wildlife. 'The control of black rats on these islands is a high priority ...

Invasion. Genocide. An utter lack of remorse. and why there could be a terrifying new war between Japan and China

The dispute is one of a dozen involving islands off the Asian mainland — some claimed by Vietnam ... Canon, Panasonic — to shut down their plants in that country. Some Japanese residents of China have shut themselves in their homes for safety.