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Whale filmed swimming with Australian beachgoers dies after stranding

Tue, 2023-12-12 14:23
Experts had expressed grave concerns for the 15m-long animal after it came dangerously close to shore.
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COP28: Climate mums make themselves heard in halls of power

Tue, 2023-12-12 10:07
Three mothers from different continents say their love for their children has motivated them to take climate action.
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Could there be a gold rush for buried hydrogen?

Tue, 2023-12-12 10:05
Many see hydrogen as the green fuel of the future so underground deposits of the gas could be valuable.
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UN climate talks argue over fossil fuel 'reduction'

Tue, 2023-12-12 00:18
The summit had appeared close to calling for a phase-out of fossil fuels but made last-minute changes.
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Mosquito-borne disease risk looms for UK - study

Mon, 2023-12-11 11:14
Diseases like dengue fever could be common if little is done to tackle climate change, report warns.
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Pliosaur discovery: Huge sea monster emerges from Dorset cliffs

Sun, 2023-12-10 16:00
Scientists marvel at the fossilised head of an underwater 'killing machine' from the Jurassic.
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Coral reef: How divers are using antibiotics to save sick corals

Sun, 2023-12-10 11:44
Turks and Caicos Islanders are helping protect the reef from the deadliest ever coral sickness.
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Fossil fuels: Can humanity really kick its addiction?

Sun, 2023-12-10 11:03
Will the transition to a new clean energy system happen quickly, or will we fry the planet first?
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COP28: Tuvalu negotiator flies 8,000 miles to save home

Sat, 2023-12-09 11:24
The UN climate talks turn to oceans and a Pacific islander is here to fight for her home.
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Tyrannosaur’s last meal was two baby dinosaurs

Sat, 2023-12-09 05:22
Remains of baby dinosaurs inside another dinosaur reveal what a young predator ate 75m years ago.
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COP28: Five reasons for optimism on climate

Fri, 2023-12-08 12:18
Amid all the doom and gloom on climate change, there are some good reasons for cautious optimism.
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Anna Mani: The woman who transformed weather science in India

Fri, 2023-12-08 08:33
Anna Mani, one of India's first women scientists, broke barriers to blaze a trail in meteorology.
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Taiwan: The 'God Flower' vanishing because of climate change

Fri, 2023-12-08 08:26
The Dendrobium orchid is sacred to Taiwan's Tsou tribe, but it is getting harder and harder to find.
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Why you may not get Kashmir's famed apples easily

Thu, 2023-12-07 10:27
Extreme weather and a range of economic hurdles are affecting the region's flourishing apple trade.
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COP28: Is the world about to promise to ditch fossil fuels?

Wed, 2023-12-06 11:58
COP28 host country the United Arab Emirates is "cautiously optimistic" on a deal to at least phase them out
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Are the solutions to fight climate change making progress?

Wed, 2023-12-06 11:39
The world is well off track to limit warming to 1.5C, but there have been some encouraging steps.
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COP28: Record number of fossil fuel delegates at climate talks

Tue, 2023-12-05 15:00
Over 2,400 participants are linked to coal, oil and gas, four times more than attended last year's gathering.
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Firefighters rescue injured owl from crows

Tue, 2023-12-05 14:31
An injured owl in the Russian city of Smolensk has the good fortune to end up outside a fire station.
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The school planting trees to boost pupils' health

Tue, 2023-12-05 10:03
A Sheffield school is fighting dirty air with trees as new data links their absence to pollution.
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First images capture world's largest iceberg

Mon, 2023-12-04 22:03
The UK's polar research vessel visits A23a, an iceberg that's more than twice the size of London.
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