‘We have no options’: how water scarcity is changing south Iraq

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Basel washing his hands in Faihaa school, Basra old city. Access to clean water has become a luxury in Basra schools, and water runs...

Inside the DRC’s safe haven for endangered primates

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A passenger looks at the hills of South Kivu from a boat bound for the city of Bukavu Conservation authorities have created a safe haven...

‘Wonderchicken’: oldest fossil of modern bird discovered

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Experts have discovered a fossil of the world's oldest known modern bird - a diminutive creature about half the size of a mallard duck. Dubbed...

Cop26: Boris Johnson urged to resist calls to postpone climate talks

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Nicholas Stern, one of the most prominent global experts on the climate crisis, has urged Boris Johnson to resist calls to postpone vital UN...

Coronavirus: ‘severe shock’ to UK fishing as markets dry up

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The coronavirus outbreak has hit British fishers with a "very severe shock" as demand from export markets and the domestic restaurant trade has dried...

Climate denial is the latest hobby horse of the German far...

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A dead bird of prey lying in the grass near a windfarm is the stark image on the home page of a new German...

Billion-dollar wildlife industry in Vietnam under assault as law drafted to...

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Vietnam's prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, has asked the country's agriculture ministry to draft a directive to stop illegal trading and consumption of wildlife...

‘Tip of the iceberg’: is our destruction of nature responsible for...

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Mayibout 2 is not a healthy place. The 150 or so people who live in the village, which sits on the south bank of...

Birth of wild tapir offers hope for Brazil’s endangered ecosystem

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Hopes for a recovery of Brazil's most endangered ecosystem have been given a boost by the first birth of a wild tapir in Rio...

Study: global banks ‘failing miserably’ on climate crisis by funneling trillions...

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The world's largest investment banks have funnelled more than GBP2.2tn ($2.66tn) into fossil fuels since the Paris agreement, new figures show, prompting warnings they...

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