Walk the creaking sugarcane with farmers changing age-old tradition to save the reef.
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Oil companies obtained rights to the area before the giant reef was discovered.
Humankind is now just 2 and a half minutes from doomsday. That's the somber conclusion of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group of scientists who maintain the "Doomsday Clock," a symbolic rep...
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A coalition of multiple organizations is seeking to mobilize crowds in major cities to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's environmental policies. (It's the latest action following the Women'...
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First there was Chasing Ice, now there is Chasing Coral.
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“This event will fundamentally change the landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula.”
Last year was the hottest on record, two federal agencies confirmed Wednesday morning, after months of warning that 2016 would be another chart-buster. Findings from separate analyses by NASA and the...
Be nice to Sydney people today. You have been warned.
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They're deceptively simple.
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Sierra Club files major request for records to buy some time.
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And how one lens ended up in its centre.
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Thanks for the poison lobster, El Niño.
WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has agreed to a $4.3 billion settlement to resolve the U.S. government's civil and criminal investigations into the German automaker's diesel emissions che...
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Our video streaming addiction might be affecting the world outside our living rooms more than we thought. Greenpeace released a report on Monday rating video streaming companies by carbon footprint, a...
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"Without bolder action, our children won’t have time to debate the existence of climate change -- they’ll be busy dealing with its effects."
Wei Liu et al.
As global temperatures have spiraled out of control, Arctic sea ice has been reduced to historic lows. And unless humans win the fight to combat climate change, polar bears could very well go extinct,...
"Engine" of the sea could sputter to a halt due to climate change.
Unless we do something about greenhouse gas emissions, say bye to these incredibly important ecosystems.
A stunning visualisation of a world in trouble
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A look back on a year of extreme weather events.
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Higher temperatures could be a death sentence for migratory species, a new study finds.
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It's flooding in the desert.
The oil giant's transformation on global warming was more rhetorical than anything else.
'The shot struck me immediately.'
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When you're homeless, it's hard to keep cool. Melbourne is trying to help.
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This is not a mirage. On Dec. 19, snow fell on the red dunes of the Sahara Desert for the first time in nearly 40 years. Karim Bouchetata, an amateur photographer, captured photos of the rare event in...
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Although the move will almost certainly face legal challenges, officials say it will “stand the test of time.”
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The pollution has put northern China on red alert.
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If the Totten glacier melts, global sea levels will rise by 3.5 metres.
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The "greening" effect has helped slow the rise of CO2 in the air -- but researchers warn it's only temporary.
Scientists have been perplexed for years by a hypnotic, symphonic sound emanating from the deepest trench of the world's oceans. Now they believe they have finally identified its source: elusive minke...