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Tons of trash removed from Everest as cleanup unearths bodies Corpses found during Everest cleanup

Team of volunteers are tackling the problem by carrying out one of the world's most ambitious clean-ups. As world's highest mountain have turned it into a very tall garbage dump, strewn with rubbish, human waste and even bodies


Naughty dog eats 160 pounds cash as ‘meal’ Naughty dog eats 160 pounds cash as ‘meal’

This Labradoodle from North Wales, UK has gone viral because he ate an envelope full of cash. It contained eight £20 notes


Climate change forcing Alaskans to hunt for new ways to survive Climate change forcing Alaskans to hunt for new ways to survive

As world leaders and scientists grapple with how best to combat climate change, Alaska’s native people estimated at about 120,000 and living in some 230 rural communities


‘Healthy oceans, sustainable blue economies’ plan launched ‘Healthy oceans, sustainable blue economies’ plan launched

The action plan will expand financing and technical assistance for ocean health and marine economy projects to $5 billion from 2019


Alaska’s indigenous people feel the heat of climate change Alaska’s indigenous people feel the heat of climate change

The majority of the state’s more than 200 native villages are affected by erosion and flooding, with 31 facing “imminent threats”


UK Parliament declares climate change emergency UK Parliament declares climate change emergency

Environment Secretary Michael Gove acknowledged there was a climate "emergency" but did not back Labour's demands to declare one


Dangerous Tropical Cyclone Fani nearing India's coast Dangerous Tropical Cyclone Fani nearing India's coast

Fani, located in the Bay of Bengal roughly 270 kilometers (170 miles) off of the coast of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, has intensified significantly over the past couple of days and could strengthen further as it nears the coast over the next 24-48 hours



Seagulls Block Traffic Camera, Become Internet Sensations (video) Seagulls Block Traffic Camera (video)

Two seagulls have gained viral Internet fame after blocking the view of a traffic camera in London


Egypt’s rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals Egypt’s rebounding tourism threatens Red Sea corals

he Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but Egypt’s tourism sector was buffeted by a wave of security shocks through much of this decade


'Yeti footprints': Indian army mocked over claim Indian army mocked for Yeti claim

The yeti - a giant ape-like creature - often figures in South Asian folklore


Climate change being fuelled by soil damage Climate change being fuelled by soil damage

Climate change can't be halted if we carry on degrading the soil, a report will say


UN report to highlight urgent need for Nature rescue plan UN report to highlight urgent need for Nature rescue plan

A third of ocean fish stocks are in decline, and the rest, barring a few, are harvested at the very edge of sustainability


Nature loss: Major report to highlight 'natural and human emergency' Nature’s emergency is our emergency too…

Biodiversity helps provide and maintain our fresh water, fertile soils, our medicines, a stable climate and gives us places for recreation


Cyclone Kenneth 'wipes out' Mozambique villages Cyclone Kenneth 'wipes out' Mozambique villages

Cyclone Kenneth comes just a month after Cyclone Idai that killed 900 people


Team recommends reducing lobstering gear to save whales Team recommends reducing lobstering gear to save whales

Large Whale Take Reduction Team wrapped up several days of discussion Friday about ways to reduce injuries and deaths caused when North Atlantic right whales get entangled in fishing gear


Hundreds of thousands of viruses in oceans Hundreds of thousands of viruses in oceans

The oceans contain almost 200,000 different viral populations, according to the latest count


Storm Hannah: 10,000 homes are left without power Storm Hannah: 10,000 homes are left without power

At least 10,000 households have been left with no power and flights have been cancelled as Storm Hannah hit the west coast of Ireland


Poor navigability of Kaptai Lake puts Rangamati people in trouble Poor navigability of Kaptai Lake puts Rangamati people in trouble

The fall of water level in the Kaptai Lake, the largest manmade lake in Bangladesh, and emergence of shoals in it are creating various problems


Antarctic penguins suffer 'catastrophic' breeding failure Antarctic penguins suffer 'catastrophic' breeding failure

A study in 2015 recommended the birds be added to an international "Red List" of endangered species


Temperature jumps to 39.4°C,  discomfort in big cities Temperature jumps to about 40°C, discomfort in big cities

Mild to moderate heat wave is sweeping over different districts across the country as temperature rises to about 400C on Thursday


blood-sucking 'kissing bug'  bit a child on face blood-sucking 'kissing bug' bit a child on face

An insect known to carry a parasite behind the potentially serious Chagas disease has been confirmed in Delaware for the first time


Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018: Report

Tropical forest the size of England destroyed in 2018: Report

Globally, forests absorb about 30 percent of manmade greenhouse gas emissions, just over 11 billion tonnes of C02 a year


Antarctica: Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wiped out Thousands of penguin chicks wiped out

Scientists say the colony at the edge of the Brunt Ice Shelf has collapsed with adult birds showing no sign of trying to re-establish the population


Environment Minister for making people aware of sound pollution Environment Minister for making people aware of sound pollution

Mentioning the harmful effects of sound pollution on the environment as well as our health, he underscored the need for creating awareness among the people of adverse impact of random use of transport horn


Norway forest fires rage amid Europe drought fears Norway forest fires rage amid Europe drought fears

Hundreds of people have had to leave their homes in Norway as emergency services try to extinguish forest fires raging in the south of the country


‘Climate change stunted India’s growth by 31%’, shows study ‘Climate change stunted India’s growth by 31%’, shows study

Global warming arising from human activities has increased economic inequalities between countries by 25% in the half-century between 1961 and 2010


Canada oil sands CO2 emissions hugely underestimated: study Canada oil sands CO2 emissions hugely underestimated: study

Environment Canada scientists flying over the region took atmospheric measurements and found CO2 emission intensities up to 123 percent higher than current estimates


One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

Human activities pose no less of a threat than climate change, says the report, set to be unveiled May 6


Great white shark's body found tangled in fisherman's net Great white shark's body found tangled in fisherman's net

 Fisherman Greg Vella has shared terrifying photos of the beast which was caught while he was fishing in Japan.


Greenland is melting even faster than experts thought, study finds Greenland is melting even faster than experts thought, study finds

Study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is bad news for places like New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Mumbai and Bangladesh


Greek researchers enlist EU satellite against Aegean sea litter Greek researchers enlist EU satellite against Aegean sea litter

Millions of tonnes of plastic end up in the oceans, affecting marine wildlife all along the food chain


Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

The poachers are targeting lemurs, primates battling the threat of extinction, and are chopping down trees, some of them rare hardwoods, to burn for charcoal


We're losing the war on climate change We're losing the war on climate change

People like environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben have been screaming from the treetops that we need a World War II-scale mobilization to fight the scourge of climate change


Zookeeper hospitalised after tiger attack at Kansas Zoo Zookeeper hospitalised after tiger attack at Kansas Zoo

The zoo was open at the time of the attack and was witnessed by some people. It reopened about 45 minutes after the attack


Shahab for digging ponds in Sundarbans areas Shahab for digging ponds in Sundarbans areas

Shahab says the government is embarking on different adaptation measures to face any negative impact of climate change in Mongla area.


Italian students' BBQ results in €13m fine for forest fire Italian students' BBQ results in €13m fine for forest fire

Two students blamed for a large forest fire in the Italian region of Como have each been fined €13.5m (£11.7m)


It's not just about skyscrapers; blue skies and clean rivers important too Blue skies and clean rivers are important too: Mahathir

Mahathir says preserving nature and the environment for today's generation, as well as for future generations, was both a personal and collective responsibility


Ocean currents bring good news for reef fish Ocean currents bring good news for reef fish

The team found that for every kilogram of fish produced on the reef more than 400 grams of that relied on food derived from the open ocean


Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050 Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050

The aim is to have 70 percent of public transport powered by electricity in 2035 -- and the whole fleet by 2050

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