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Switzerland loses 10% of glacier volume in just two years

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In just two years, the total volume of glaciers in Switzerland has declined 10%, according to a new report. The Swiss Commission for Cryosphere Observation, part …

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Surge in violence against civilians in Mali

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Emmanuel Macron announced on Sunday September 24 the withdrawal of 1,500 troops based in Niger “by the end of the year.” The decision comes one year …

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The war to end all wars? Global nuclear warhead stockpiles growing again

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While nuclear powers such as the United States and France are not thought to have increased their arsenal from Jan 2022 to Jan 2023, there has …

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Meet Methuselah: At 92, the lungfish is the oldest fish in captivity

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The Australian lungfish is a river fish native to southeastern Queensland. According to fossil records, the ancestors of this ancient fish appeared about 380 million years …

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Video shows NASA spacecraft flying through massive solar explosion

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NASA’s investigations into the cosmos just keep getting cooler and cooler. Think: the James Webb Space Telescope, the Curiosity rover on Mars, and the OSIRIS-REx asteroid …

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Germany sets the standard: On track to meet over 50% of energy demand with renewables this year

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Germany is likely to generate enough energy from renewables to meet more than 50% of its energy demand by the end of this year, as the …

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Pro sports reduces its climate footprint inches at a time

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Fall in the U.S. is when three major sports leagues – football, basketball and hockey – start their seasons. Baseball also continues, and in the UK …

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Major polluters U.S. and China not invited to speak at UN Climate Ambition Summit

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The United Nations Climate Ambition Summit in New York today brings together what UN Secretary-General António Guterres called the “first movers and doers” of the climate …

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Military spending: How Azerbaijan surpassed Armenia

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Three years after the last war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the Armenian-majority separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh has suffered new Azeri strikes. Baku says its intention was …

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Masking up – but not for COVID: Majority of emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic

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The majority of emerging infectious diseases around the world is zoonotic. Comprehensive surveys of recognized human pathogens by Woolhouse et al. in 2005 and previously in …

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Apple officially announced the iPhone 15—here’s what’s new

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Apple just announced its newest iPhone models, and fans of the popular smartphone have a lot of new features to geek out on! According to Apple’s …

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Pilot retrieves lost American Girl doll in Tokyo, flies her home to Texas

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No matter how many dolls or stuffies a child might have, there is always that one special item that is irreplaceable. And when that beloved toy …

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A cockroach trapped between glass on a plane goes viral

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When animals go viral, it’s often because they are super adorable, have fun facial expressions or maybe because they like to sit upright and … hold …

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Which Is ‘the best country in the world’?

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The feat of rating the world’s countries from best to worst seems megalomaniac, but the U.S. News and World Report has been successfully publishing a ranking …

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The rise of Asia’s extremely wealthy population

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The global ultra wealthy population will hit a total of 528,100 people by 2027, up from 133,000 in 2022, according to Altrata analysts latest World Ultra …

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‘World’s loneliest lion’ gets a new lease on life at South African sanctuary

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Animal Defenders International calls this poor animal the “world’s loneliest lion,” and his story will break your heart … but there is a happy ending to …