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London climate protests continue; over 300 held London climate protests continue; over 300 held

Campaigners want governments to declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025


Polar bear gets lost in Russia, hundreds of miles from home Polar bear gets lost in Russia, hundreds of miles from home

Residents of a village in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula were stunned by the sight of a polar bear prowling for food hundreds of miles from its usual habitat


Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina

The find was discovered in September last year in San Juan province, about 1,100 kilometres (680 miles) west of Buenos Aires


Rare kakapo parrots have best breeding season on record Rare kakapo parrots have best breeding season on record

Kakapos - the world's fattest species of parrot - have had their most successful breeding season on record, according to New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC)


Extinction Rebellion London activists chained to Jeremy Corbyn's home Extinction Rebellion London activists chained to Jeremy Corbyn's home

Climate change activists glued themselves to a train and others chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyn's home in a third day of protests


Airborne plastic particles blanket remote mountains: study Airborne plastic particles blanket remote mountains: study

Over a five-month period in 2017-2018, an average of 365 tiny bits of plastic settled every day on each square metre of an uninhabited


Light pollution not improving, says CPRE Light pollution not improving, says CPRE

Just one in 50 people in England experiences nights that is free from light pollution, according to the results of a survey


Extinction Rebellion London protest: 290 arrested Hundreds arrested at London Climate Protest

Nearly 300 climate change activists have been arrested after roads were blocked in central London, amid protests aimed at shutting the capital


Australia deer attack kills man and injures woman, police say Australia deer attack kills man

A man has been killed by a deer on a rural property in southern Australia, authorities say


Extinction Rebellion: Climate protesters block roads Extinction Rebellion: Climate protesters block roads

Thousands of people joined protests across central London as climate change activists blocked roads and vandalised Shell's headquarters


One of the World's rarest turtles dies in China One of the World's rarest turtles dies in China

One of the world's rarest turtles, a Yangtze giant softshell, has died in China, leaving just three remaining


Can you spot ocean plastic from space? Can you spot ocean plastic from space?

Scientists are working on a technique to track plastic debris in the ocean from space


Monkey get smarter after implanting Human gene Monkey get smarter after implanting Human gene

A Chinese researcher who sparked improved cognitive function in monkeys by implanting human genes into their brains has defended his experiment


Peak break: China to add 'eco' toilet on Mount Everest Peak break: China to add 'eco' toilet on Mount Everest

Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world's highest rubbish dump


Aviation industry faces challenge to reduce pollution Aviation industry faces challenge to reduce pollution

Aviation represents around two per cent of emissions of global carbon dioxide (CO2), one of the main gases responsible for rising temperatures


Busts in Asia reveal scales from 38,000 endangered pangolins Busts in Asia reveal scales from 38,000 endangered pangolins

Singapore seized more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to around 38,000 of the endangered mammals in the past week


Amazon employees put pressure on Jeff Bezos to release climate change plan Amazon employees put pressure on Jeff Bezos to release climate change plan

In a Medium post Wednesday published by a group called Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, more than 3,500 staffers urged CEO Jeff Bezos


Siren sounds on nuclear fallout embedded in melting glaciers Siren sounds on nuclear fallout embedded in melting glaciers

For the first time, an international team of scientists has studied the presence of nuclear fallout in ice surface sediments on glaciers


Clues emerge in 'missing' ocean plastics conundrum Clues emerge in 'missing' ocean plastics conundrum

Overall, more than 99 per cent of plastics dumped at sea over several decades are currently unaccounted for


Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years

The Netherlands has its first resident wolf population in 140 years, according to ecologists


Alpine glaciers risk 90-percent melt by 2100: study Alpine glaciers risk 90-percent melt by 2100: study

There are more than 4,000 glaciers -- vast, ancient reserves of ice -- dotted throughout the Alps


Pollen clouds shroud parts of US south-east as allergies spike Pollen clouds shroud south-eastern US

A thick haze of yellow pollen has blanketed the sky across parts of the south-eastern US, with reports of spring allergy symptoms on the rise


Inside the fascinating and brutal world of pigeon racing in China Inside the fascinating and brutal world of pigeon racing in China

"Beijing's pigeon races are the most professional ones in China,"says Sun,"Although Europe is the birthplace of modern pigeon racing China is hottest"


Australia animal activists shut down streets and storm slaughterhouses Australia animal activists shut down streets and storm slaughterhouses

We want to show we're regular people who have had enough, we are killing the planet and killing animals at rates that are just unacceptable,says Lee


More than 40 zoo animals evacuated from Gaza Strip More than 40 zoo animals evacuated from Gaza Strip

Thin and weakened, the 43 animals, including a wolf and monkeys, had been living in "terrible conditions"


Team in Florida captures huge python using tracking devices Team in Florida captures huge python using tracking devices

The female snake is longer than a one-story building is high, and weighs 140 pounds (64 kilograms)


Heat wave continues in India Heat wave continues in India

The recording of which is considered the official figure for the city, recorded the minimum temperature at 25.6 degrees


Tens of thousands protest climate change in Switzerland Tens of thousands protest climate change in Switzerland

The marches were organised by an alliance of activist groups in Switzerland, including Greenpeace, Swiss Youth for Climate and green groups


UK scientists discover world's tallest tropical tree UK scientists discover world's tallest tropical tree

The university unit said the tropical tree is longer than a standard football pitch


'No role' for climate in Halley iceberg splitting 'No role' for climate in Halley iceberg splitting

When a giant iceberg breaks away from near Britain's Halley research base, it won't be because of climate change


Dire future etched in the past: CO2 at 3-million year-old levels Dire future etched in the past: CO2 at 3-million year-old levels

The last time that CO2 hit 400 parts per million (ppm) Greenland was ice free and trees grew at the edge of Antactica


Diplomats exploring Sreemangal’s beauty Diplomats exploring Sreemangal’s beauty

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen is leading the delegation which left Dhaka on Friday morning. They will return on Saturday


Canada is warming at twice the global rate, report says Canada is warming at twice the global rate, report says

The report also says since 1948, when records became available, Canada's average land temperature increased by 1.7 degrees Celsius


Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi children Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi children

Around 12m of the children most affected live in and around the powerful river systems which flow through Bangladesh and regularly burst their banks


Four-legged prehistoric whale fossil found in Peru Fossil of Four-legged whale found

The ancestors of whales and dolphins walked on Earth about 50 million years ago in the regions that now comprise India and Pakistan


Great Barrier Reef: Mass decline in 'coral babies', scientists say Barrier Reef 'coral babies' in mass decline

The events, which damaged two-thirds of the world's largest reef system, are now being blamed for triggering a collapse in coral re-growth last year


Protect vultures from extinction in S Asia: experts Protect vultures from extinction in S Asia: experts

It is high time to work together to save the nature cleaners from extinction as the use of Diclofenac and Ketoprofen


Carrying flammable substances inside Sundarbans banned Carrying flammable substances inside Sundarbans banned

Bangladesh has prohibited carrying any type of flammable substances inside the Sundarbans to prevent…


Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists

The corals off Lord Howe Island — some 600 kilometres (370 miles) offshore from Sydney — were affected by elevated temperatures this summer

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