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Tibet gets warmer, wetter Tibet gets warmer, wetter

Tibet’s average temperature climbed 0.42 degrees Celsius per decade from 1981 to 2017


New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

Farming is vital to the economy in New Zealand, whose isolation has helped protect it from some diseases which affect herds elsewhere


Hawaii volcano is pumping out ‘vog’ Hawaii volcano is pumping out ‘vog’

Higher sulphur dioxide emissions recorded at the volcano’s summit are creating the potential for heavier than usual vog, or volcanic smog


Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles

There has been increasing concern over the amount of rubbish in Hong Kong waters which washes up on its numerous beaches


Earth may become 4 degrees warmer by 2084, says study Earth may become 4 degrees warmer by 2084, says study

Increase translates to more annual and seasonal warming over land than over ocean, with significant warming in Arctic, researchers said


Less snow leaves weasels exposed to predators: scientists Less snow leaves weasels exposed to predators: scientists

The population of white-coated Mustela nivalis in Poland's Bialowieza Forest has declined sharply


France vows to tackle noxious seaweed 'disaster' in Caribbean France vows to tackle noxious seaweed 'disaster' in Caribbean

The brown sargassum algae "is one more disaster for the West Indies"


Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean Dangerous 'laze' forms as Hawaii volcano lava reaches ocean

When the hot lava flow hits the water it produces acid fumes known as "laze" - lava and haze


New study explains how climate change can impact fragile river ecosystems New study explains how climate change can impact fragile river ecosystems

Cyclone-driven extreme floods is responsible for destroying some of the world's most sensitive and valuable riverine habitats


Slovenia, a land with beekeeping in its genes Slovenia, a land with beekeeping in its genes

Beekeeping is a cherished national tradition in Slovenia, with colourful beehives to be found dotted throughout fields, forests, gardens & on rooftops


Only 1 pct of Japan's biggest coral reef healthy: survey Only 1 pct of Japan's biggest coral reef healthy: survey

Japan's biggest coral reef has not recovered from bleaching due to rising sea temperatures, with only one percent of the reef in a healthy condition


Explosive eruption at Hawaii's Mount Kilauea volcano Explosive eruption at Kilauea volcano

The USGS has warned that an explosive eruption at Kilauea is becoming more likely as the volcano's lava lake is lowering


In Lagos, the 'Venice of Africa' fights for survival In Lagos, the 'Venice of Africa' fights for survival

Other than its maze of narrow waterways where wooden boats glide, Makoko offers little similarity with the fabled canal city of Europe


At 186, world’s oldest tortoise is still having sex daily At 186, world’s oldest tortoise is still having sex daily

According to Vet Joe Hollins, the reptile has a tremendous libido, and enjoys having sex especially when the sun is out


Volcano ash plume rises to 12,000 feet in Hawaii Volcano ash plume rises to 12,000 feet in Hawaii

Authorities have issued an ashfall advisory for the island's southernmost district until 6 p.m

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