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‘Very dangerous’: Cyclone Veronica to bring 4m storm surge to northern WA

News
Mar
24

Residents in Western Australia’s far north are bracing for dangerous storm surges caused by Cyclone Veronica, while Northern Territory residents are slowly returning home as ex-cyclone Trevor circles back towards Queensland. Trevor crossed the mainland as a category 4 storm on Sunday morning.

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Giant sunfish washes up on Australian beach

News
Mar
20

A rare giant sunfish has washed ashore at the mouth of the Murray River in South Australia.

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Cyclone Idai called worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

News
Mar
20

When Cyclone Idai, a devastating tropical storm, swept across southeastern Africa on Thursday, it killed at least 150 people, displaced hundreds of thousands and left Beira, a coastal city of a half-million people in central Mozambique, almost totally destroyed.

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Researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater

Stanford researchers have devised a way to generate hydrogen fuel using solar power, electrodes and seawater – Earth’s most abundant source – for chemical energy.

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Why Cyclone Idai was so destructive

News
Mar
19

The storm that battered Mozambique and its neighbors in Africa followed a winding path.

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Dead whale found with 40 kilograms of plastic bags in its stomach

A young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines died of “dehydration and starvation” after consuming 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of plastic bags, scientists have found.

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Sharp rise in Arctic temperatures now inevitable – UN

Sharp and potentially devastating temperature rises of 3C to 5C in the Arctic are now inevitable even if the world succeeds in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris agreement, research has found.

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People Are Picking Up Trash in Parks and Beaches for the ‘Trashtag Challenge’

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News, Pollution
Mar
15

It may seem there is a new viral hashtag every day on social media, but the #trashtag challenge is a trend with a greener purpose — its users are cleaning up the planet. Tens of thousands of people have caught on to the trend over the years.

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Coca-Cola admits it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year

News, Pollution
Mar
14

Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year – equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute – as a report calls on other global companies to end the secrecy over their plastic footprint.

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