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Boats are see anchored near the sea front during a hazy afternoon in Mumbai, India, on January 6, 2021.

Dozens of protected turtles killed in suspected poisoning

Pawar says that 'a post-mortem and scientific analysis will reveal the exact cause of these deaths'

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Des arbres bordent l'avenue Nordau à Tel Aviv, le 4 mars 2017

Israel to plant nearly half a million trees in cities

Goal is to be achieved by 2040 at an estimated cost of $720 million

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The Colorado Fire burns behind a house off Highway 1 near Big Sur, California, US, on January 22, 2022.

California wildfire prompts hundreds of evacuations

Cal Fire says 'Crews will continue building and improving containment lines'

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Smoke from the Caldor Fire obscures the sun as it sets over the mountains near South Lake Tahoe of California, the United States, August 24, 2021.

Biden admin unveils plan to combat US wildfires

2020 was a record year regarding wildfires, with more than 10 million acres burned in the US

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An anti-plastic campaigner stands in Westminster of London, England, November 2, 2021.

Big brands call for global pact to tackle plastic pollution

World officials will meet later this year to negotiate on a treaty to tackle the plastic waste crisis

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An iceberg delivered by members of Arctic Basecamp placed near the COP26 United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, November 5, 2021.

2021 a record hot year for almost 2 billion people

'Science leaves no room for doubt: climate change is the existential threat of our time'

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A view of the Tel Aviv shoreline and city, taken from the ancient Jaffa neighborhood, on April 29, 2021.

Strong earthquake off coast of Cyprus felt in Israel

A number of locals say the quake caused some furniture in their homes to move

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Traffic makes its way along the 110 freeway past downtown in Los Angeles, California, the United States, March 28, 2021.

California: General Motors recognizes vehicle emissions rule

'GM is joining California in our fight for clean air and emission reduction' for a 'zero-emissions future'

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Toxic gas victims receive treatment at Civil Hospital in Surat, India, on January 6, 2022.

India: Illegal chemical waste dump forms toxic gas, six dead

An official says 'The workers inhaled the gas and started feeling suffocation'

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The National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, which will be used for opening and closing ceremonies at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, is seen in Beijing, China, on January 3, 2022.

Beijing meets China air quality standards in historic first

However, experts say Beijing's pollution still poses 'an ongoing health risk for residents'

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Octopuses drying out at a market in Gangneung, South Korea, February 18, 2018.

Octopus farming: A new industry alarming scientists, activists

Octopuses are deemed as 'sentient beings' since they can experience pleasure and pain

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Peppers wrapped in plastic package are on display at a grocery stall in Paris, France, December 31, 2021.

France: Plastic packaging banned for fruits, veggies

France plans to phase out all single-use plastics by 2040

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A blister beetle eats the petals of a garden flower in Gurgaon, India, August 20, 2010.

Natural History Museum identified over 500 new species in 2021

Researchers described in the report previously unknown species 'across the entire tree of life'

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Dr. E.O. Wilson photographed in his office at Harvard University in Massachusetts, United States, September 11, 2006.

E.O. Wilson, dubbed a modern-day Darwin, dead at 92

E.O. Wilson was considered one of the world’s leading authorities on natural history and conservation

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Lava from a volcano eruption flows on the island of La Palma in the Canaries, on September 23, 2021.

Officials say La Palma eruption over after 3 months of lava

A large-scale cleanup operation is now breaking ground as the island begins to recover

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French scientist and member of the association "4P Shore & Seas" Edgar Dusacre shows microplastic waste collected on the beach of Contis in France, on August 17, 2020.

Study discovers microplastics present in ‘clean’ air

The microplastic particles discovered are small enough for humans to breathe in

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Locals try to extinguish a fire burning on the Mount Taygetus, in Kalamata, Greece, on August 24, 2007.

Climate change ‘devastates’ olive oil production in Greece

A local farmer estimates Kalamata suffered a 50 percent drop in olive production due to climate change

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Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Petteri Taalas gestures at the United Nations offices in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 5, 2021.

UN confirms Arctic town hit record 100°F heat in 2020

The Arctic Circle is warming at a rate over two times that of the worldwide average

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President Joe Biden speaks at the Chase Center in Delaware, United States, on December 11, 2021.

Biden halts financing of carbon-intensive projects abroad

Biden’s move comes as the president pledged his federal government to be carbon neutral by 2050

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Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum addresses residents of Banibangou, in southwestern Niger, on November 6, 2021.

United Nations divided on climate change-security links

The United States and France support Niger's approach

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An oil spill off the East African coast in the Indian Ocean, August 10, 2020.

Coral reefs in Indian Ocean 'at high risk of collapse'

The reef systems are at risk of becoming extinct by the 2070s mostly due to global warming and overfishing

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A flightless cormorant (Nannopterum harrisi) sits on her nest, surrounded by garbage in the Pacific Ocean, 1000 km off the coast of Ecuador, on February 21, 2019.

On Pacific Ocean garbage patch, marine life finds a way

Experts are worried that trash carried away from coastlines could transport invasive species

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A detail of a pilot carbon dioxide capture plant at Amager Bakke waste incinerator in Copenhagen, Denmark, on June 24, 2021.

EU plans to remove millions of tons of carbon in atmosphere

The document says carbon removal is 'indispensable to climate-neutrality'