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Met Office says last decade second hottest in 100 years in UK

Met Office: Last decade ‘second hottest in UK in 100 years’

The Meteorological Office (Met Office) has said that the last decade was the second hottest in the UK in the past 100 years. The Met...
Palau to ban sun cream toxic to corals and sea life

Palau becomes first country to ban sun cream toxic to corals, sea life

The Pacific country of Palau has become the first country to ban sun cream containing chemicals deemed harmful to corals and sea life. Starting January...
Water towers supply 1.9 billion people

Study: 1.9 billion people globally rely on natural ‘water towers’

A study has discovered that the Earth's natural "water towers" supply and store vast amounts of water to around 1.9 billion people. The researchers examined...
570,000 hermit crabs killed by plastic pollution

570,000 hermit crabs killed by plastic pollution — study

A new study has discovered that approximately 570,000 hermit crabs have been killed due to physical barriers created by plastic pollution. The researchers found that...
carbon dioxide emissions increase despite coal use drop

Carbon dioxide emissions increase despite coal use drop, study says

A study has shown that despite a decline in the use of coal, carbon dioxide emissions still increased slightly this year. The Global Carbon Project's...
Ford McDonald's partner to use coffee waste in car parts

Ford, McDonald’s partner to turn coffee waste into car parts

Automobile company Ford has partnered with McDonald's to transform coffee waste into car parts, such as the headlamp housing. Ford, which will start incorporating coffee...
UN reduce carbon emissions global warming

UN: Countries need to increase efforts in reducing carbon emissions

The United Nations (UN) has said that countries need to reduce carbon emissions by five times in order to avoid a global temperature rise...
Greenhouse gases concentration break records

WMO: Concentrations of greenhouse gases break records in 2018

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has released data showing that atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases have reached new highs in...
LOL Surprise toys to use biodegradable plastic and paper

LOL Surprise toys to use biodegradable plastic, paper in 2020

Manufacturer MGA Entertainment has announced that it will start using biodegradable plastic and paper for its LOL Surprise toys packaging in 2020. MGA Entertainment acknowledged...
tropical African plants in danger of extinction

Study: A third of tropical African plants in danger of extinction

A new assessment study has discovered that a third of tropical African plants are facing the risk of extinction, including trees, shrubs, herbs and...

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