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Why Malaysia has a stake in preserving Antarctica

By Wan Mohd Rauhan Wan Hussin, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu in Kuala Terengganu The global sea level rise due to the melting ice poses a serious…
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Cases of bacterial disease rise in Brazil’s flooded south

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | AFP - Brazilian authorities on Tuesday reported an increase in cases of leptospirosis, a bacterial disease transmitted by rats, in…
SourceSourceMay 28, 2024 Read More
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Armenia floods kill one, hundreds evacuated

Yerevan, Armenia | AFP - Floods in northern Armenia killed at least two people as they destroyed key roads and bridges, forcing some 200 to…
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Seven young elephants drown in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP - Wildlife authorities in Sri Lanka on Sunday found seven carcasses of young elephants believed to have drowned in the…
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El Nino not responsible for East Africa floods: scientists

Nairobi, Kenya (AFP) - The El Nino weather pattern did not have "any influence" on widespread flooding that killed hundreds in East Africa this year,…
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Deforestation exacerbated deadly Brazil floods: experts

By Anna PELEGRI | AFP Porto Alegre, Brazil - The floods devastating southern Brazil have been exacerbated by deforestation, much of it driven by soybean…
SourceSourceMay 22, 2024 Read More
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Climate change is a human rights issue

By Kuan-Wei Chen, McGill University and Hoda Asgarian, Bond University, The Conversation In April, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in favour of a group of…
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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…
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Floods in south Brazil have displaced 600,000 – here’s why this region is likely to see ever more extreme rain in future

By Marcia Zilli, University of Oxford; Caio Coelho, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (Inpe), and Neil Hart, University of Oxford | The Conversation A mighty river is flowing out of…
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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…
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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…
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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