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Photos: Africa’s cholera crisis is worse than ever

Posted by May 24, 2024

Extreme weather events that have relentlessly hit parts of Africa in the last three years have caused crises of hunger and displacement. The storms, floods and

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Island states win historic climate case in world oceans court

Posted by May 22, 2024

World court rules countries must protect oceans by reducing fossil fuel emissions as island states fight for survival.Nine small island states have won a histor

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‘Nothing left’: How climate change pushes Indigenous people from their…

Posted by May 19, 2024

Wearing a tunic the colour of red earth and a headdress crested with ruby macaw feathers, Samaniego describes how his village, home to 150 people, has always de

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Rainfall set to help crews battling wildfire near Canada’s Fort…

Posted by May 17, 2024

Authorities say blaze in heart of Canadian tar sands region will be ‘subdued’ due to expected rain and cloud cover.Cloud cover and rainfall over the next fe

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How India is racing against time to save the endangered…

Posted by May 16, 2024

101 East reveals how India is fighting to conserve its population of one of the world’s rarest animals.In the eastern Himalayas of India, a fight is under way

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Canada wildfires spur evacuation orders, warnings: What you need to…

Posted by May 15, 2024

Thousands of people have been evacuated as enormous, out-of-control wildfires scorch large swaths of territory in western Canada, with the country grappling wit

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Thousands evacuate as wildfire grows ‘dramatically’ in western Canada

Posted by May 13, 2024

Authorities say wind will push the Parker Lake Wildfire closer to the small community of Fort Nelson, British Columbia.Thousands of people in Canada’s western

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Photos: Flash floods in Afghanistan devastate lives and livelihoods

Posted by May 13, 2024

Shopkeeper Nazer Mohammad ran home as soon as he heard about flash floods crashing through the outskirts of Pul-e-Khumri, a provincial capital in northern Afgha

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Brazilian horse ‘Caramelo’ rescued after being trapped on roof by…

Posted by May 10, 2024

Rescue brings rare good news to southern Brazil, devastated by worst flooding in 80 years that has killed more than 100.The rescue of a horse stranded on a roof

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Energy experts predict ‘next-level’ renewables boom, rude awakening for gas

Posted by May 8, 2024

Renewable energy will this year shrink fossil fuels’ reigning share of the global electricity market for the first time. That is the key finding of Ember, a l

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World experienced hottest April on record, climate monitor says

Posted by May 8, 2024

Sweltering Earth endures 11-month warming streak as global air and sea surface temperatures soar.The world experienced its hottest April on record, continuing a

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The everyday items you never knew contained plastic

Posted by May 4, 2024

This week, the fourth round of treaty talks by the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution concluded in Ottawa, Canada. A major bone of con

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