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Last updated: Jun 18 2019 12:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change could bring the bubonic plague back to Los Angeles 16.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The steamship caused the last global outbreak of bubonic plague. Climate change could cause the next one.

Longer, hotter weather patterns are extending the breeding season of rats and rodents, leading to a steep increase in their numbers in places like Los Angeles, New York and Houston. Over the...

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Wood Wide Web: Global map to help assess climate change 15.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Scientists have mapped the underground network of fungi that connect trees and provide them with the nutrients they need to survive.
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Climate change: Bafta calls for more environment plot lines on TV 15.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.
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China, Japan and South Korea, while vowing to go green at home, promote coal abroad 13.5.2019 L.A. Times - World News

In the last-ditch global battle against climate change, China, Japan and South Korea have joined other industrialized nations in promising to reduce their use of fossil fuels.

Yet even as they take steps to promote renewable energy at home, these three countries are facing growing scrutiny for...

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Koalas 'Functionally Extinct' in Australia with Just 80,000 Remaining 13.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Once a koala population falls below a critical point it can no longer produce the next generation, leading to extinction.
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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Moon Lander Event: A Science Fiction Supplement 12.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Jeff Bezos presents an ambitious utopian future during his Blue Moon lunar lander launch event, but science fiction points to some of the limitations in how the Amazon founder plans to build his future.
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Climate change: Half world's biggest airlines don't offer carbon offsetting 9.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Half the world's biggest airlines are not giving flyers the opportunity to offset the CO2 from their flights.
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Nature is in trouble. Here's why you should care 7.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A United Nations report this week estimates that 1 million species are threatened with extinction. "You destroy nature and it's going to bite you back," says one ecologist.
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One million species face extinction, UN panel says. And humans will suffer as a result. 6.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Up to 1 million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction, with devastating implications for human survival, according to a United Nations report released Monday.
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Five things we've learned from nature crisis study 6.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The UN's global assessment of nature has some hard hitting lessons for the world.
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Nature's emergency: Where we are in five graphics 5.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Five graphics that show how nature is disappearing faster than at any other point in human history.
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Climate change: What do all the terms mean? 1.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Use our translator tool to find out what all the scientific terms used to discuss climate change actually mean.
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Glimpsing a world beyond human extinction 30.4.2019 BBC: Science
Writer and explorer Robert MacFarlane explores the "underland" beneath our feet.
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How cow dung can help fight climate change 29.4.2019 BBC: Science
Keeping soil in good condition is key to keeping carbon locked away, and it's possible cows can help.
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Climate change being fuelled by soil damage - report 29.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
There's three times more carbon in the soil than in the atmosphere - and deforestation is releasing it.
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Nature loss: Major report to highlight 'natural and human emergency' 28.4.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Critical scientific assessment of humanity's impact on nature to be released after Paris negotiations.
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CDOT’s challenge: Opening Independence Pass on schedule 26.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado Department of Transportation has a lot of work to do to clear Independence Pass for its May 23 opening after a massive March storm cycle that unleashed an avalanche.
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'Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable' 26.4.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
600 scientists call on the EU to make trade with Brazil more sustainable to protect the planet.
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Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels 25.4.2019 BBC: Science
Forests in tropical regions are disappearing at the rate of 30 football fields a minute, say researchers.
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Water Pollution Concerns U.S. More Than Climate Change 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A new report shows strong regional differences in the amount of concern Americans have for global warming.
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