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Governments gather in Canada in bid to boost biodiversity

Environmental leaders are gathering on Montreal to hammer out a framework they hope will help provide much-needed protection for the world's biodiversity Read More

 

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Dig at UK housing site yields major 7th century treasures

A 1,300-year-old gold and gemstone necklace uncovered near Northampton in central England is being hailed as a find of major significance More »

 

EU agrees deal to ban products which fuel deforestation

European Union lawmakers and governments reached a deal Tuesday that would ban the import of products which contribute to deforestation around the world More »

 

Italian firefighters find 12th victim of Nov. 26 landslide

After 11 days of digging, search teams recovered the final victim from the debris of an enormous landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia, bringing the final death toll to 12 More »

 

NASA capsule flies over Apollo landing sites, heads home

NASA's Orion capsule is on its way home from the moon to wrap up a three-week test flight More »

 

December serving up baked Alaska and warming most of Arctic

Much of the Arctic is in a burst of freak December warming More »

 

US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

The unabashedly liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots last week after supervisors approved them for limited use More »

 

Indonesia's Mt. Semeru eruption buries homes, damages bridge

Improved weather conditions have allowed rescuers to resume their search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains More »

 

3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6-month mission

Three Chinese astronauts have landed in a northern desert after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country’s ambitious space program More »

 

UN summit: Don't repeat mistakes on nature, scientists warn

Scientists around the world warned governments who will be gathering in Montreal this week for the United Nations biodiversity summit to not repeat past mistakes and urged officials to “avoid trade-offs” between people and conservation needs in a report Monday More »

 

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