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Medicines pose global environmental risk, experts warn

Paris - Residues from billions of doses of antibiotics, painkillers and antidepressants pose a significant risk to freshwater ecosystems and the global food chain, a new analysis said Thursday.

Death toll in Australia bushfires rises to four

Burrell Creek - The death toll from devastating bushfires in eastern Australia has risen to four after a man's body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland, police said Thursday.

Greta Thunberg sails to Europe, sets course for UN climate summit

Hampton - Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg departed the United States on Wednesday, hitching a ride to Europe aboard a catamaran to attend a UN climate summit in Madrid.

Greta Thunberg sails to Europe, sets course for UN climate summit

Hampton - Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg departed the United States on Wednesday, hitching a ride to Europe aboard a catamaran to attend a UN climate summit in Madrid.

Bushfire threat still high as Australia clean up begins

Australians on Wednesday began sifting through the ashes of hundreds of bushfires that have ravaged the country, relieved that their worst fears were unrealised -- but wary of a long and brutal summer ahead.

Helicopter crashes during Australia bushfire operation

Sydney - A helicopter crashed while fighting a bushfire in northern Australia on Wednesday and the pilot managed to survive with only minor injuries, officials said.

Bushfire threat still high as Australia clean up begins

Australians on Wednesday began sifting through the ashes of hundreds of bushfires that have ravaged the country, relieved that their worst fears were unrealised -- but wary of a long and brutal summer ahead.

IEA says world needs 'laser-like focus' to bring down emissions

Paris - The world must do much more to slash emissions if it is to defuse the climate change time bomb and deliver sustainable energy for a growing population, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

Trump 'so extreme' on climate he's waking people up, Greta Thunberg tells AFP

Hampton - Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump's climate change denialism was "so extreme" that it had helped galvanize the movement to halt long term planetary warming.

Research: Workers are greener at home than at work

The company Instant Offices delves into how the workplaces can learn from some of the world's greenest cities including what the current top eco-friendly trends are. This is in the context of people being ‘greener’ at home than at work.

Raging Australian bushfires hit Sydney suburbs

Sydney - Bushfires raging across eastern Australia singed Sydney's suburbs on Tuesday, with firefighters scrambling planes and helicopters to douse a built-up neighbourhood with water and red retardant.

Strange disease threatens Caribbean coral reef

Canc - The breathtaking reds, yellows and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and fight the mysterious disease killing the Caribbean's corals.

Australia readies for 'catastrophic' bushfires

Winmalee - Thousands of firefighters fanned out across eastern Australia Tuesday as gale-force winds, scorching temperatures and tinder-dry bushland brought "catastrophic" fire conditions.

Burger King eyes big bite of Europe market with 'veggie Whopper'

London - US fast-food giant Burger King on Tuesday launched its meatless burger in Europe, hoping to capture a substantial slice of a growing market.

Drought-hit Zimbabwe to transfer thousands of animals

Harare - Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said Monday it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to save them from a lethal drought.

Sydney region faces 'catastrophic' bushfire threat

Sydney - Sydney residents were warned of "catastrophic" danger and a state of emergency was declared Monday as Australia girded for a fresh wave of devastating bushfires.

Russia releases last belugas from 'whale jail'

Moscow - The last whales held in a notorious facility dubbed the "whale jail" in Russia's Far East were released on Sunday, the institute overseeing the operation said.

Iceland students see chilling reality of melting glacier

Vik I Myrdal - Icelandic seventh-grader Lilja Einarsdottir is on an unusual field trip with her class: they're measuring the Solheimajokull glacier to see how much it has shrunk in the past year, witnessing climate change first-hand.

Australians warned worst bushfires may be yet to come

Taree - Sydney is facing a "catastrophic" fire threat, authorities said on Sunday, as firefighters in eastern Australia raced to prepare for worsening conditions after ferocious bushfires devastated communities.

Australia bushfires leave three dead, at least 150 homes lost

Bobin - Catastrophic bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least three people and forced thousands from their homes, with the death toll expected to rise as firefighters struggle towards hard-to-reach communities.

Two dead, at least 100 homes lost in Australia bushfires

Sydney - At least two people have died and 100 homes have been destroyed as an unprecedented number of bushfires tore through eastern Australia Saturday.

'Uncharted territory' as bushfires rage across Australia's east

Sydney - Australian firefighters warned they were in "uncharted territory" as they struggled to contain more than a dozen out-of-control bushfires across the east of the country on Friday.

Dozens of endangered turtles disappear from Japan zoo

Apo - More than 60 endangered turtles have disappeared from a zoo in Japan's southernmost province in a suspected theft, officials said Thursday.

In bear country Romania, cohabitation grows strenuous

When Maria Lacatus' son opened the barn door, it was already too late. "The bear had one of the pigs in its claws," the sobbing 86-year-old says.

Lost pup turns out to be a rare purebred dingo

Sydney - He's furry, playful, and has puppy eyes. It's little wonder Wandi was mistaken for a dog when he was found in an Australian backyard -- but DNA testing has confirmed he's a rare 100 percent dingo.

'Ghost' fishing gear: the trash haunting ocean wildlife

Far out in the South Atlantic Ocean, invisible to the South African coastline, diver Pascal Van Erp surfaced with an abandoned lobster cage covered in algae and other marine organisms.

Over 11,000 scientists sign letter declaring climate emergency

A global team of scientists has warned that "untold human suffering" is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other factors related to climate change.

Dell releases its most powerful 12'' full rugged tablet yet

Dell has released its most powerful 12” full rugged tablet on the market, built to meet the demands of workers in harsh environments: from the factory floor to ambulances, desert sandstorms to Arctic conditions.

Amazon fires in Brazil fall to record low in October: official

Rio De Janeiro - The number of fires in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil fell to a record low in October, even as blazes ripped across the Pantanal tropical wetlands, official data show.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill

S - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Sunday that "the worst is yet to come" with an oil spill that has affected more than 200 beaches on the country's coast.
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Harvesting sugar cane in Florida's Everglades Agricultural Area.
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Earth Day celebrations in Edmonton.
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Petroglyphs are carved on smooth basalt rocks located along coastal areas and are often associated with ceremonial centers.
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Nuclear energy's impact on the environment.
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