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Dominica creates world’s first marine protected area for sperm whales

The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica is creating the world’s first marine protected area for one of Earth’s largest animals: the endangered sperm whale.

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and Danone Face Lawsuit for Misleading 100% Recycling Claims

Environmental and consumer rights organizations have filed a legal complaint against food and drink giants Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and Danone for the use of misleading “100% recycled” and “100% recyclable” claims on PET plastic water bottles sold across Europe.

International Climate Agreement Establishes ‘Loss and Damage’ Fund, but Concerns Persist Over Funding for Vulnerable Nations

World governments have reached a significant agreement to establish a “loss and damage” fund aimed at providing financial support to vulnerable communities affected by climate change

Global heating is accelerating, warns scientist who sounded climate alarm in the 80s

Global heating is accelerating faster than is currently understood and will result in a key temperature threshold being breached as soon as this decade

‘Stop the madness’: UN chief warns Nepal’s mountains have lost one-third of their ice

Nepal’s snow-capped mountains have lost close to one-third of their ice in over 30 years due to global warming, the UN Secretary-General warned today.

UK backs suspension of deep-sea mining in environmental U-turn

Britain is backing a moratorium on commercial deep-sea mining, after criticism from scientists, MPs and environmentalists of its previous stance in support of the emerging industry.

Amazon deforestation linked to long distance climate warming

Deforestation in the Amazon causes land surfaces up to 100 kilometres away to get warmer, according to a new study.

Scientists discover hidden landscape ‘frozen in time’ under Antarctic ice

Scientists have discovered a vast, hidden landscape of hills and valleys carved by ancient rivers that has been “frozen in time” under the Antarctic ice for millions of years.

‘The World Is Failing Forests’: Report Finds Leaders Way Off Track From Halting Deforestation by 2030

“We are investing in activities that are harmful for forests at far higher rates than we are investing in activities that are beneficial for forests,” the assessment coordinator said.

Death Valley visitors delight in rare ephemeral lakes left behind by storm

Shimmering bodies of water have appeared in the sand dunes of the recently reopened Death Valley National Park after a summer deluge

Key chunk of Antarctica destined to melt even if humanity slashes carbon emissions, study says

No matter how much the world cuts back on carbon emissions, a key and sizable chunk of Antarctica is essentially doomed to an “unavoidable” melt, a new study found.