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Arctic icebergs reach Canadian coast, disrupting sea lanes and fishing

Unusually large icebergs have broken off the Arctic shelf and floated south, coming close to the Canadian shore, posing shipping and fishing hazards, but proving to be a big tourist draw.

Unusually large icebergs have broken off the Arctic shelf and floated south, coming close to the Canadian shore, posing shipping and fishing hazards, but proving to be a big tourist draw.

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Bayer-Monsanto merger a "marriage made in hell", say activists

Environmental group Friends of the Earth staged protest action outside the European Commission on Thursday (March 30) against the planned merger of German drug and crop chemical maker Bayer and US see

Environmental group Friends of the Earth staged protest action outside the European Commission on Thursday (March 30) against the planned merger of German drug and crop chemical maker Bayer and US see

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Fukushima towns cleared of wild boars

After residents were forced to flee their homes in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture in 2011, wild boars moved in.

After residents were forced to flee their homes in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture in 2011, wild boars moved in.

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Trump to outline spending plans in speech to Congress

Trump to address Congress after first month marked by missteps, internal conflicts and squabbles with mainstream media

Trump to address Congress after first month marked by missteps, internal conflicts and squabbles with mainstream media

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Climate change sceptic to head up US Environmental Protection Agency

Scott Pruitt has been confirmed at the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – a body he sued more than a dozen times during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney…

Scott Pruitt has been confirmed at the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – a body he sued more than a dozen times during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney…

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Beached whale had 30 plastic bags in its stomach

Zoologists in Norway say a beached whale found off the country’s western coast earlier this week had more than 30 plastic bags inside its stomach.

Zoologists in Norway say a beached whale found off the country’s western coast earlier this week had more than 30 plastic bags inside its stomach.

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EDF accepts closure of France's oldest nuclear plant

EDF has finally voted to begin the process of closing France’s oldest nuclear plant after accepting a government compensation plan.

EDF has finally voted to begin the process of closing France’s oldest nuclear plant after accepting a government compensation plan.

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First footage of a new species of seadragon alive in the wild

The ruby seadragon, a new species of animal, has been filmed alive for the first time by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San…

The ruby seadragon, a new species of animal, has been filmed alive for the first time by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San…

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What are European cities doing to tackle sky-high air pollution?

As Paris steps up its crackdown on the city’s worst-polluting vehicles (in French), Euronews looks at what other European cities are doing to tackle the deadly…

As Paris steps up its crackdown on the city’s worst-polluting vehicles (in French), Euronews looks at what other European cities are doing to tackle the deadly…

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The Australian feral feline epidemic

A recent report highlights the extent of the deadly impact feral cats have on native Australian species

A recent report highlights the extent of the deadly impact feral cats have on native Australian species

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Watch: Polar bear cam shows Arctic plight

Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover

Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover

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ChemChina, Syngenta work to appease EU competition watchdog

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.

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Iconic giant Sequoia tree collapses in California

A winter storm has felled California's iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree, an ancient Sequoia which is believed to have lived for at least 1,000 years

A winter storm has felled California's iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree, an ancient Sequoia which is believed to have lived for at least 1,000 years

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Smog levels drop in Madrid amid unprecedented traffic restrictions

There is good news for motorists in Madrid, with city officials deciding not to extend unprecedented anti-pollution traffic restrictions imposed on Thursday.

There is good news for motorists in Madrid, with city officials deciding not to extend unprecedented anti-pollution traffic restrictions imposed on Thursday.