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Exposure to outdoor air pollution is linked to decreased lung rnfunction and an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive rnpulmonary

Arctic heat wave hits world’s northernmost settlement

Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit in Alert,

Scientists sound alarm after 6 rare whale deaths in a month

A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists,

Floating Antarctic ice goes from record high to record lows

 The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging

Scientists discover a vast reservoir of freshwater hidden beneath the ocean

Underneath the salty waters of the North Atlantic ocean,

With plastic straw ban, Washington turns its back on its own invention

“How do you drink a milkshake without a straw?”

Future summers will 'smash' temperature records every year

If you think it's hot now, you haven't seen

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17%

The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of

Plastic waste from Bangladesh found shipped into Malaysia

Plastic waste in a container from Bangladesh has been

Washington first US state to legalize human composting

Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to

‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs

Hawaiian “super corals” that have recovered despite living in

Clues emerge in ‘missing’ ocean plastics conundrum

It’s a puzzle that has perplexed 

Canada experiencing warming at twice global level

Canada is experiencing warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, with the effects most pronounced in

Australia sees record temperatures for fourth month in a row

Australia continued a string of “hottest ever” months in March, the government said Monday, as global warming emerges as

Strong 6.2 quake off Ecuador: USGS

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Ecuador early Sunday, the US Geological Survey said,

Action demanded after 1,100 dead dolphins wash up in France

The dolphins’ bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn’t just the

Ocean heat hits record high: UN

Ocean heat hit a record high in 2018, the United Nations said Thursday, raising urgent new concerns about the

IPCC Working Group-III authors meet in Scotland on April

Experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will meet in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, on 1-5 April

Floods show national security threat posed by climate change

 The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging

A tale of two Delhis: Deadly air exposes rich poor divide

Walls draped in lush vertical gardens and air filtered through purifiers insulate diners at a swanky New Delhi food

Can Japan end its love affair with plastic?

From bento boxes to individually wrapped bananas, plastic reigns supreme in Japan. But amid global concern about single-use waste,

Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia

In the world’s coldest capital, many

Environment damage behind 1 in 4 global deaths, disease: UN

A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to man made pollution and environmental damage, the

UN official says gaming industry key to environmental conservation

The rapidly-growing gaming industry should be harnessed to increase

Air pollution deaths are double earlier estimates: study

Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to

Jatka conservation week starts from March 16

The National 'Jatka Conservation Week-2019' will be observed in the 36 Hilsa inhabited districts from

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