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Microplastics: another environmental challenge

Leaders from Amazon countries come together to protect the jungle

 view of Deusdimar Tenharim, vice-chief of the Pakyri indigenous tribe that lives in Tenharim Territory, Amazonas, Brazil

Indigenous tribes fear hard year ahead after Amazon fires

Rice University engineer Haotian Wang adjusts the electrocatalysis reactor built in his lab to recycle carbon dioxide

Rice reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

Picture of the Early successional species (Guazuma crinita Mart) before transplant, as received by the tree nursery.

Biochar: a better start to rain forest restoration

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, LatAm activists converge in Chile

A Jal Saheli, balances a container full of gravel to construct a new check dam in Agroutha village of Bundelkhand, India

'Water women' quench thirst of central India's parched villages

Industrial machinery emitting carbon dioxide in the environment

China CO2 emission targets at risk from U.S. trade war

The archaeological site of El Palmillo with cultivated fields in the foreground;

Ancient civilizations were already messing up the planet

This image shows estimated rainfall accumulations for the region affected by Hurricane Dorian.

What does NASA says about Hurricane Dorian?

President of Colombia, Ivan Duque and President of Peru, Martín Vizcarra

Peru and Colombia joins forces to protect the Amazon

Satellite image of the heat energy emitted from Europe

Europe warming faster than expected due to climate change

The last two northern white rhinos on the planet.

Not all hope is gone! Northern white rhinoceros can be saved

Burned areas in the Amazon

Rain will not extinguish Amazon fires for weeks, weather experts say

Fires racing in Amazon

Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil and the world?

Wok while cooking Asian food

Scientists use a new method to track pollution from cooking

President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, during a speech

Bolivian president will now accept aid to put out wildfires

Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil will reject G7 Amazon aid unless Macron withdraws 'insults'

Person carrying a plastic bag

Carrier bag spat erupts as Islamabad moves to ban plastic

Black vultures and Andean condors are carnivorous birds that specialize on consuming carrion.

The Paleozoic Diet: why animals eat what they eat

A man walks in a torrential downpour in Ellicott City, Maryland April 30, 2014.

Faced with floods and suicides, U.S. readies for a warmer world

Women wash clothes in a stream in Freetown, Sierra Leone

With reservoirs at risk, Sierra Leone capital confronts water crisis

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