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Double shooting a stark reminder of dangers facing agents who monitor hunting and fishing and protect endangered species Paco Morales brings his patrol car to a halt on a windy and almost deserted stretch of road smack in the heart of Spain. In the hot spring sky overhead, eagles, vultures and kites wheel, idly scanning […]

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Ral Grijalva of Arizona joins Center for Biological Diversity in call for environmental analysis that could delay any construction for several years A US congressman and environmental group have filed the executive order calling for homeland security to begin immediate construction of the wall. Homeland Security has since begun a border wall beauty pageant expected […]

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About 450 icebergs up from 37 a week earlier have drifted into waters where Titanic sank, forcing vessels to divert and raising global warming fears More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to […]

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After a startling encounter with a cuttlefish, Australian philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith set out to explore the mysterious lives of cephalopods. He was left asking: why do such smart creatures live such a short time? Inches above the seafloor of Sydneys Cabbage Tree Bay, with the proximity made possible by several millimetres of neoprene and a […]

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Hope for critically endangered cats as only 221 Indochinese tigers, which once ranged across much of Asia, are thought to remain in Thailand and Myanmar Conservationists say they have evidence the critically endangered Indochinese tiger is breeding in a Thai jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be only […]

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Residents and greens groups demand action to stop plan to plunder natural resources by companies that pay next to nothing to remove water A plan to extract millions of litres of water out of a Unesco world heritage site, send it by pipe to the coast and ship it to foreign markets for bottling has […]

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Our photographer hits the road with seasoned storm chasers in the Northern Territory to track down some of the regions famous lightning storms Im standing on a dirt track somewhere in the wilds of Australias Darwin storm chaser who has led me here. Reluctantly, I agree. The Top End is one of the worlds most […]

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Party forecast to quadruple its MPs from four to 16 after storming campaign by young leader Jesse Klaver The big winner of hailed by his enthusiastic supporters as the Jessiah. According to a generally reliable Ipsos exit poll, the party formed 25 years ago by a merger of communists, pacifists, evangelicals and self-styled radicals quadrupled […]

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Greenpeace argued that ExxonMobil, where secretary of state was CEO, would directly and predictably benefit from approval of multibillion-dollar pipeline The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has recused himself from issues related to TransCanada Corps application for a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, the state department said in a letter on Thursday to […]

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New polling study also shows support for financial penalties for nations that refuse to be part of Paris climate deal, as Donald Trump has threatened The citizens of four major European countries think the impacts of climate change such as severe floods and storms are already affecting them, according to a major new polling study. […]

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