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Every day, hordes of women trek a dozen kilometres in search of water, food and firewood. The conditions are exacerbated by droughts, floods and rising sea-levels.

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‘Spiderwebs’ to the rescue for Indonesia’s coral reefs

A small-scale project in Indonesia is seeing success in efforts to restore coral reefs damaged by blast fishing.

When is it time to give up on doomed fisheries?

Climate change means that Rhode Island’s winter flounder might never recover. Is it better to let them go?

Bill with incentives for 'North American' electric vehicles passes in U.S. Senate

A bill that includes a key change to incentives around electric vehicles built in North America, rather than just the United States, has passed in the U.S. Senate.

How the Schumer-Manchin climate bill might impact you and change U.S.

The package, while smaller than Democrats’ initial ambitions, would transform huge sectors of the U.S. economy and affect millions of Americans

Parts of Great Barrier Reef see most extensive coral cover in 36 years

In the northern and central stretches of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have recorded the most extensive coral cover seen in 36 years of study, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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