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Deforestation in Colombia edges up, moving further from government target

Deforestation in Colombia edged up for the second year in a row in 2021, rising 1.5% versus 2020 levels, the environment ministry said on, as environm...

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Scotland extreme heat warning could be extended

According to the Scottish government, the Met Office amber warning for extreme heat could be extended to cover a larger part of Scotland. 

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Cyprus launches first underwater archaeological park at ancient port

Cyprus has opened its first underwater archaeological park, offering visitors a glimpse of history at one of the eastern Mediterranean's best preserve...

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Southwestern Turkey wildfire under control

A forest fire in Turkey's southwestern Datca peninsula was brought under control on Thursday some 24 hours after it started, a government minister sai...

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Turkish authorities tackle blazes fanned by winds in southwest

Turkish authorities kept up efforts to contain a wildfire in the southwestern Datca peninsula as strong winds overnight fanned the flames and forced s...

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Firefighters scramble to put out flames in heatwave-hit Portugal, Spain

Several wildfires swept across Portugal's central region, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of locals as firefighters struggled to put out flames at...

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Chinese scientists develop robot fish that gobble up microplastics

Robot fish that "eat" microplastics may one day help to clean up the world's polluted oceans, says a team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan Universit...

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Firefighters start to contain blaze in California's Yosemite

According to officials, about four days after a wildfire started in Yosemite National Park, firefighters in California have begun to contain the blaze...

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UK heatwave: Temperatures rise to 32C amid extreme heat warning

The Met Office of UK has issued an extreme weather warning as temperatures climbed to 32C. 

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North Korean streets flooded as heavy rains increase economic crisis

North Korean towns along the border with China were flooded after heavy rain, threatening to exacerbate an already critical food and economic situatio...