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Trade in world's most-trafficked mammal banned

The world’s most trafficked mammal has gained special protection after more than a million were poached from the wild in the last decade.

The world’s most trafficked mammal has gained special protection after more than a million were poached from the wild in the last decade.

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Paris holds second 'car-free day' against pollution

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

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Several diesel brands emit more than VW: report

Several diesel car brands emit higher levels of pollution than Volkswagen, a study by environmental group Transport and Environment has found, one year after the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

Several diesel car brands emit higher levels of pollution than Volkswagen, a study by environmental group Transport and Environment has found, one year after the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

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Typhoons bolster world's largest tidal bore

The world’s largest tidal bore, on the Qiantang River in China, has been swollen by floodwaters caused by two typhoons.

The world’s largest tidal bore, on the Qiantang River in China, has been swollen by floodwaters caused by two typhoons.

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Rock formation 'toppled by vandals'

Police are investigating whether an iconic rock formation on the coast of Oregon in the US was deliberately toppled.

Police are investigating whether an iconic rock formation on the coast of Oregon in the US was deliberately toppled.

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Scientists fear deep-sea mining

Scientists fear that even before one of the last frontiers of exploration, the ocean deep, has been properly studied it will already have been exploited by commercial deep-sea mining looking for rare

Scientists fear that even before one of the last frontiers of exploration, the ocean deep, has been properly studied it will already have been exploited by commercial deep-sea mining looking for rare

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Takeaway: sea mining

Deep ocean floor has never been mined for resources That is about to change Mining companies may launch deep-sea mining by 2018 Environmental consequences remain unknown Researchers are rushing to fil

Deep ocean floor has never been mined for resources That is about to change Mining companies may launch deep-sea mining by 2018 Environmental consequences remain unknown Researchers are rushing to fil

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And also... War-torn Syria in tourism drive; Koala survives train smash; Greenland fossil discovery

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Barack Obama creates the world’s lar

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Barack Obama creates the world’s lar

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Australia sues car giant

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

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The Magic of Mushrooms

Fungi specialists discover incredible and groundbreaking innovations across several domains

Fungi specialists discover incredible and groundbreaking innovations across several domains

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Polar research warms up

In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.

In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.

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Takeaway: polar research warms up

Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists

Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists

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Meet the pair pedalling underwater from England to France

It’s the madcap challenge with a strikingly sane goal – pedalling underwater from England to France to learn more about the marine environment.

It’s the madcap challenge with a strikingly sane goal – pedalling underwater from England to France to learn more about the marine environment.

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Japan: Opportunities in the field of renewable energy

The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European

The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European

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Ocean health check-up: The Nekton Mission assesses the damage done

About 10 miles off the coast of Bermuda, scientists are analysing the health of the Atlantic ocean where human activities like overfishing and oil spills, are having terrible…

About 10 miles off the coast of Bermuda, scientists are analysing the health of the Atlantic ocean where human activities like overfishing and oil spills, are having terrible…

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Cloning giant sequoias to battle climate change

California's Sierra Nevada Mountains host the biggest and oldest sequoia on earth, some close to 100m tall and up to 3000 years old.

California's Sierra Nevada Mountains host the biggest and oldest sequoia on earth, some close to 100m tall and up to 3000 years old.

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Green road: a testing time on Sweden's eHighway

The world's first 'eHighway' is being tested in Sweden on which trucks connect to overhead cables like trams or trains, their engines switching from diesel to electric.

The world's first 'eHighway' is being tested in Sweden on which trucks connect to overhead cables like trams or trains, their engines switching from diesel to electric.