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Typhoon Mangkhut as it happened: 2018’s worst storm slammed Hong Kong

● Highest typhoon warning issued as Hong Kong suffers through what could be its most intense storm on record● Almost 900 flights delayed or cancelled, and public transport paralysed● Severe flooding hits neighbouring Macau
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Japan’s plan for Fukushima wastewater meets a wall of mistrust in Asia

The government in Tokyo says criticism of its intention to release treated water into the ocean is unscientific. South Korea has called the proposal “utterly intolerable.”

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Could the pandemic prompt an 'epidemic of loss' of women in the sciences?

Even before the pandemic, many female scientists felt unsupported in their fields. Now, some are hitting a breaking point.
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The next level in office amenities: wild horses

The mustangs at a Nevada office park are an example of the outrageous perks that businesses dangle to impress job candidates, but wildlife advocates are pushing back on efforts to market them.
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John Kerry heads to China to talk climate

After contentious talks in Alaska, the visit by President Biden’s climate envoy could signal that the two countries are willing work together on some issues, even as they clash on others.
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This glacier in Alaska is moving 100 times faster than normal

The Muldrow Glacier, on the north side of Mount Denali, is undergoing a rare surge.
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New rule in cycling forbids the tossing of water bottles

Riders’ water bottles are treasured souvenirs among cycling fans. Cyclists are unhappy with a new rule that outlaws tossing them into the crowd.
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Biden wants world leaders to make climate commitments for Earth Day

The administration is closing in on deals with some close allies, but agreements with powers like China, Brazil and India are proving difficult.