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Mexico City lifts pollution alert as air quality improves

Mexico’s capital has lifted a pollution alert in effect since Wednesday saying the concentration of tiny particles in the air had fallen significantly. Continue reading

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Brazil’s environment minister challenges Amazon Fund

Brazil’s environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right government … Continue reading

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Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold

The battle for Cuba’s economic future is being waged on its beaches. Continue reading

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Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains

An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing. Continue reading

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Court being asked to stop dolphin hunts in Japanese village

A court in central Japan is hearing arguments over whether dolphin hunting violates the nation’s animal cruelty laws. Continue reading

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Mexico City closes schools, restricts traffic due to smoke

Mexico City officials have cancelled classes for millions of students as smoke from brush fires continues to choke the city of 9 million. Continue reading

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Man shot dead over allegation of smuggling cows in Kashmir

Police and residents say a Muslim man has been shot and killed and another injured by Hindu vigilantes in Indian-controlled Kashmir over allegations of smuggling cows. Continue reading

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Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon

By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. Continue reading

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Thousands of fires recorded across Mexico this year

Mexico is facing an extremely heavy season of brush and forest fires, with 4,425 blazes recorded so far this year. Continue reading

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UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Continue reading

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Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

Sherpa guide Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world’s highest peak. Continue reading

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AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro

The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in participating in international efforts to fight global warm… Continue reading

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Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from fires

Mexico City declared a pollution emergency Tuesday because of smoke from brushfires that has cast a pall over the city of 9 million people. Continue reading

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Brazil cancels another UN climate change event

After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of Salvador. Continue reading

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Mount Everest climbing season gets underway in Nepal

A team of Nepalese guides has become the first expedition to scale Mount Everest during this year’s climbing season, setting the ropes for the hundreds of climbers who will follow. Continue reading

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Historic deep dive into Pacific’s Mariana Trench yields ‘obvious human contamination’

On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading

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UK halts export of ‘Lady Chatterley’ copy from famous trial

The British government has used its powers to preserve the nation’s cultural treasures to halt the export of a tattered paperback copy of “Lady Chatterley’s Lover.” Continue reading

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Mexico capital advises residents to stay inside due to fires

Mexico City’s government warned people Sunday to remain indoors as forest and brush fires carpeted the metropolis in a smoky haze that has alarmed even many of those accustomed to living with nagging air pollution. Continue reading

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UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Continue reading

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37 spotted seal pups rescued from China traffickers released

Animal rights groups have cheered the release of 37 spotted seal pups rescued from traffickers into the wild in northern China. Continue reading

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