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NGOs seek climate trial of French oil giant TotalEnergies

By Guillaume DAUDIN | AFP Paris, France - NGOs filed a criminal complaint against French oil giant TotalEnergies and its top shareholders in Paris on…
SourceSourceMay 21, 2024 Read More
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Whaling in Japan: key things to know

Tokyo, Japan (AFP) - Japan launched on Tuesday a new "mothership" for its whaling fleet, aiming to hunt around 200 of the marine mammals this…
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Demise of rangelands ‘severely underestimated’: report

By Nick Perry | AFP Paris, France - From camel drivers in the Sahara to nomads on the Mongolian steppe, traditional herders the world over…
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India shuts schools as temperatures soar

New Delhi, India (AFP) - Indian authorities in the capital have ordered schools shut early for the summer holiday, after temperatures hit 47.4 degrees Celsius…
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Howler monkeys drop dead during Mexico heat wave

Mexico City, Mexico (AFP) - Howler monkeys are dropping dead in Mexico and authorities said Monday that they were investigating whether extreme heat was killing…
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Brazil mayor’s mammoth task: rebuild from floods, prevent more

By Anna PELEGRI | AFP Porto Alegre, Brazil - With his Brazilian city deep in brown floodwaters for the past three weeks, the mayor of…
SourceSourceMay 20, 2024 Read More
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Changing climate influences London’s Chelsea Flower Show

By Brigitte DUSSEAU | AFP London, United Kingdom - Early springs, droughts and floods are influencing this year's Chelsea Flower Show, which is keener than…
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Trees please me, but we also need biodiversity in our cities

By Sarah Bekessy, RMIT University in Melbourne Increasing the amount of nature in our cities can provide many benefits as long as it's done with biodiversity in…
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Climate change key driver of record-low Antarctic sea ice: study

By Linda GIVETASH | AFP Paris, France - Climate change played a key role in last year's record-low levels of Antarctic sea ice, a study…
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Fresh floods kill 66 in northern Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan (AFP)(UPDATED) - Fresh floods killed 66 people in northern Afghanistan, a provincial official said Sunday, after weeks of flooding that has inundated farms…
SourceSourceMay 19, 2024 Read More
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Parts of northern Europe clean up after floods

By Iris Maria Maurer | AFP Kleinblittersdorf - German emergency workers on Saturday started a major clean-up after heavy rains triggered massive flooding, while parts…
SourceSourceMay 18, 2024 Read More
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Flash floods kill 50 in western Afghanistan

By Abdullah Hasrat, with Mohsen Karimi in Herat | AFP Kabul, Afghanistan (UPDATED) - Flash flooding has killed at least 50 people in western Afghanistan,…
SourceSourceMay 18, 2024 Read More