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Video: Coastal erosion ‘to threaten more Australian homes’

Video: Coastal erosion ‘to threaten more Australian homes’

Recent storms on Australia’s coast have caused major erosion beneath beachfront homes in New South Wales.

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Alarm over discovery of hundreds of Chinese fishing vessels near Galápagos Islands

Alarm over discovery of hundreds of Chinese fishing vessels near Galápagos Islands

Ecuador has sounded the alarm after its navy discovered a huge fishing fleet of mostly Chinese-flagged vessels some 200 miles from the Galápagos Islands, the archipelago which inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.

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Trump administration signals controversial mine can move ahead, reversing Obama-era position

Trump administration signals controversial mine can move ahead, reversing Obama-era position

A controversial gold and copper mine proposed in Alaska was given a major push forward Friday as the Trump administration issued a final report concluding the Pebble Mine project would not cause long-term harm to one of the world’s largest remaining salmon runs.

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A world drowning in plastic pollution: Breaking the Plastic Wave

A world drowning in plastic pollution: Breaking the Plastic Wave

More than 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic will be dumped on land and in the oceans over the period from 2016 to 2040 unless the world acts, say a team of 17 global experts who have developed a computer model to track the stocks and flows of plastic around the world.

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Plastics found in sea-bed sharks

Plastics found in sea-bed sharks

Microplastics have been found in the guts of sharks that live near the seabed off the UK coast.

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Indonesian activists use a new tool to stop trash from flowing into the sea

Indonesian activists use a new tool to stop trash from flowing into the sea

An Indonesian environmental group in Bali, Make A Change World, started using ‘floating walls’ to clean local rivers. These barriers are made with wire and pipes that stop rubbish flowing from waterways into the sea.

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Global warming and illegal land reclamation add to severe floods in China

Global warming and illegal land reclamation add to severe floods in China

China has perennial flooding in summer but a combination of climate reasons and human behavior over decades of land reclamation and dam-building on nearby rivers, have contributed to a longer-than-usual duration and incessant rainfall in some regions.

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Civil war didn’t hurt this Sri Lankan mangrove forest, but shrimp farming might

Civil war didn’t hurt this Sri Lankan mangrove forest, but shrimp farming might

More than a decade after the end of the civil war, the ecology of the picturesque nature reserve on Vidattaltivu coastal belt in Sri Lanka’s north, is under threat: there are plans to set up a shrimp aquaculture park here, which environmentalists have blasted as “environmental suicide…”

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Most polar bears to disappear by 2100, study predicts

Most polar bears to disappear by 2100, study predicts

Melting Arctic sea ice could cause starvation and reproductive failure for many as early as 2040, scientists warn.

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