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Restoring Mexico’s mangroves can shield shores, store carbon
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Restoring Mexico’s mangroves can shield shores, store carbon

PROGRESO, Mexico (AP) — When a rotten egg smell rises from the mangrove swamps of southeast Mexico, something is going…
Pope: Use pandemic to give the environment a vital “rest”
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Pope: Use pandemic to give the environment a vital “rest”

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how the Earth can recover “if we allow it to rest”…
Pandemic: Less air pollution means thousands fewer die
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Pandemic: Less air pollution means thousands fewer die

There will be 11,000 fewer deaths in European countries under coronavirus lockdown due to a sharp drop in fossil fuel…
Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ stocks up on more food seeds
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Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ stocks up on more food seeds

An Arctic “doomsday vault” is set Tuesday to receive 60,000 samples of seeds from around the world as the biggest…
Fire-hit Australia gets $1.4bn recovery fund as troops deployed
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Fire-hit Australia gets $1.4bn recovery fund as troops deployed

Reserve troops fanned out across fire-ravaged regions in three Australian states on Monday after a horror weekend, as the government…
Elephants in Thailand ‘broken’ for lucrative animal tourism
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Elephants in Thailand ‘broken’ for lucrative animal tourism

Separated from their mothers, jabbed with metal hooks, and sometimes deprived of food — many Thai elephants are tamed by…
Oil giant Total’s chief announces new unit to invest in forests
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Oil giant Total’s chief announces new unit to invest in forests

The head of French energy giant Total announced Saturday that the company would invest a hundred million dollars annually on…
UN report says nature is in worst shape in human history
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UN report says nature is in worst shape in human history

Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million…
China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos
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China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China’s…
Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour
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Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

The UN headquarters in New York, the pyramids of Egypt and Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue were among top world…
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