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{FD} Pakistan resort cable car lift plunges into ravine, kills 10

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A Pakistani rescue official says a cable car lift installed by local villagers to a popular mountain resort has snapped off and plunged into a ravine, killing at least 10 and injuring two others. Continue reading

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{FD} Merkel before G20: Paris accord irreversible, not negotiable

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union is “more determined than ever” to make the Paris accord against climate change a success following the U.S. decision to withdraw from the agreement. Continue reading

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{FD} South Africa approves export of 800 lion skeletons this year

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South Africa says 800 skeletons of captive-bred lions can be legally exported this year, meeting demand for traditional medicine ingredients in parts of Asia while alarming critics who believe the policy threatens Africa’s wild lions. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 Climbers go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

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Two mountaineers from Spain and Argentina have gone missing on Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain.” Continue reading

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{FD} Blame game in Portugal over wildfire that killed 64 people

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Accusations are flying in Portugal as authorities try to figure out whether anyone was to blame for the deaths of 64 people in a recent wildfire. Continue reading

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{FD} Nuclear waste containers shipped on river in Germany

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A transport of three containers carrying nuclear waste is being shipped on the Neckar river in southwestern Germany with heavy police protection. Continue reading

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{FD} Cambodia conservationists find rare cache of crocodile eggs

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Wildlife researchers in Cambodia say they’ve found a clutch of eggs from one of the world’s most endangered crocodiles, raising hopes of its continuing survival in the wild. Continue reading

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{FD} Forest fire that threatened UNESCO park in Spain ‘under control,’ officials say

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Spain’s interior minister says firefighters have brought under control a wildfire that threatened Donana National Park, a celebrated conservation wetland and home to the endangered Iberian lynx. Continue reading

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{FD} Spain says fire that threatened Donana park “under control”

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Spain’s interior minister says firefighters have brought under control a wildfire that threatened Donana National Park, a celebrated conservation wetland and home to the endangered Iberian lynx. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil’s crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

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President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. Continue reading

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{FD} Subway digging uncovers ‘Pompeii-like scene’ in Rome

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Digging for Rome’s new subway has unearthed the charred ruins of a 3rd century building and the 1,800-year-old skeleton of a dog that apparently perished in a fire. Continue reading

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{FD} Hurricane Dora moving away from Mexico’s southwest coast

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Hurricane Dora strengthened off Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, but posed little threat to land as it spun out into the ocean. Continue reading

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{FD} German hiker missing on dormant Indonesian volcano

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Rescuers in Indonesia are searching for a German hiker who went missing while climbing a dormant volcano. Continue reading

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{FD} Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn

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A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite concerns about poaching. Continue reading

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{FD} Battle resumes to extinguish fire near Spain national park

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Over 550 firefighters are resuming a battle to extinguish a forest fire on the fringes of Spain’s Donana national park, famous for its biodiversity and endangered species. Continue reading

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{FD} Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

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The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions. Continue reading

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{FD} New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

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A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court over its climate change policies in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious targets. Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico’s Pacific coast

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Tropical Storm Dora was strengthening quickly off Mexico’s Pacific coast and forecasters said it could become a hurricane on Monday, bringing heavy rains without making a direct hit on land. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Santos: 6 dead, 31 missing in Colombia capsizing

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The Latest on the sinking of a tourist boat in Medellin, Colombia (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

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Authorities in Colombia say a rescue operation is underway after a recreational boat with about 150 people on board sank near Medellin. Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Dora forms off Mexico’s Pacific coast

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Tropical Storm Dora has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and forecasters say it’s likely to bring heavy rains without making a direct hit on land. Continue reading

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{FD} Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the environment shouldn’t be a partisan issue. Continue reading

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{FD} Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop the money

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The Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil’s president to stop deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korea’s infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists

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In a country where bikes are either a poor man’s transportation or a weekend workout for spandex-clad racers, the longest and most highly engineered network of car-free paths in the world is being built through dense evergreen forests, down wildflower-… Continue reading

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{FD} Israel: Hezbollah uses NGO to conceal border posts

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Israel has filed a complaint with the U.N. Security Council accusing the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of setting up observation outposts along the border on land purportedly used by an environmental advocacy group. Continue reading

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{FD} Bad weather hampers search for missing US climber

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The Russian Emergencies Ministry says the search for a missing American climber has been hampered by adverse weather on Russia’s highest peak. Continue reading

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{FD} One of Africa’s largest wildlife relocations begins

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Conservationists have launched what they call one of Africa’s biggest wildlife relocations — the transfer of 7,500 animals over three years to a Mozambican park whose wildlife was nearly wiped out by civil war. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

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The Latest on the fatal wildfires in Portugal (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

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Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country, but another blaze nearby grew in size and caused concern. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil’s Temer vetoes opening up Amazon, but changes likely

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President Michel Temer has vetoed legislation that would have reduced the size of Brazil’s protected environmental reserves, most of them in the Amazon region. Continue reading

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{FD} Veto of bills to open up Brazil Amazon, but changes likely

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Brazil’s president has vetoed legislation that would have reduced the size of protected environmental reserves, most of them in the Amazon. Continue reading

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{FD} TS Bret to dump rain over Venezuelan coast, SE Caribbean

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The Caribbean island of Trinidad & Tobago is closing public schools and government offices as heavy thunderstorms approach the region. Continue reading

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{FD} EU ministers back climate pact, regret Trump withdrawal

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European Union foreign ministers say they regret the decision by President Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement and plan to push ahead with it. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Death toll from wildfire in Portugal rises to 63

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The Latest on wildfires in Portugal (all times local): More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Leaping into water tanks to escape Portugal’s deadly fires

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More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Portugal raises death toll back to 62

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The Latest on Portugal forest fires (all times local): 8:25 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Malaysia seizes 400 kilograms of pangolin scales from Ghana

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Malaysian customs officials say they have seized nearly 400 kilograms (880 pounds) of pangolin scales worth 5 million ringgit ($1.2 million) from Ghana. Continue reading

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{FD} High-altitude runner Kilian Jornet conquers Everest, twice

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Their bodies and brains ravaged by the oxygen-scarce heights of the Himalayas, even the hardiest few who scale the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest cut short celebrations for some well-deserved rest. Continue reading

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{FD} IS claims it’s taken bin Laden’s Afghan hideout of Tora Bora

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The Islamic State group is claiming its fighters have captured Osama bin Laden’s infamous Tora Bora mountain hideout in eastern Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghan official: IS moves to seize Osama bin Laden’s hideout

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Islamic State fighters captured some territory around Tora Bora, the former stronghold of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Indonesia raid finds more than 200 pangolins; 2 men arrested

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Indonesian authorities say they arrested two suspected wildlife smugglers after a raid on a port warehouse in Sumatra uncovered more than 200 pangolins, many of them dead from stress and dehydration. Continue reading

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{FD} Marshall Islands leader appeals for help on climate change

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The president of the Marshall Islands is appealing for help to convince U.S. President Donald Trump of the need to fight global warming following his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Calvin remnants dissipate over south Mexico

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Tropical Storm Calvin moved over southeastern Mexico early Tuesday, its rains and high winds lashing a stretch of coast dotted with tourist beach towns. Continue reading

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{FD} Tropical Storm Calvin forms in Pacific, hits southern Mexico

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Calvin has formed in the Pacific Ocean off southern Mexico. Continue reading

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{FD} US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

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The United States has refused to sign a Group of Seven pledge that calls the Paris climate accord the “irreversible” global tool to address climate change. Continue reading

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{FD} AP PHOTOS: Far from roads, cowboys thrive in Brazil wetlands

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Greener pastures grow under water in the Pantanal de Mato Grosso do Sul, an immense area of wetlands in western Brazil. Continue reading

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{FD} US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

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Italy says the top environment official of U.S. President Donald Trump administration is leaving a Group of Seven summit before it ends. Continue reading

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{FD} Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

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The Queen Mary 2 cruise liner has rescued a sailor taking part in a trans-Atlantic yacht race after several vessels were damaged in rough seas. Continue reading

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{FD} Ethiopia warns emergency drought aid to run out next month

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Ethiopia’s government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million. Continue reading

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{FD} Branson calls Trump ‘naive’ for exiting Paris climate accord

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British billionaire Richard Branson is calling President Donald Trump very “naive” for withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, saying he failed to recognize that clean energy is cheaper than coal and oil and is going to create “massively more jobs.” Continue reading

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