West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse is ‘unavoidable’ — study
28 October 2023 | 1:10 pm
The British Antarctic Survey says warming waters are melting West Antarctica's ice shelf, contributing to rising sea levels. Research shows the trend is set to continue until at least the end of the century.
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We look at reactions in the foreign press to Germany, the US and its allies most likely pledging to send tanks to help Ukraine. Also, the number of journalists killed while reporting globally nearly doubled to 67 in 2022, according to the press watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists, with the majority from Latin America.
Kenya's death penalty disproportionately affects those from low-income households, many of whom lack proper legal representation. Those surveyed in a recent study also accused the judiciary of corruption.
The "Doomsday Glacier" could cause global sea levels to rise by more than half a meter if it melts. But scientists examining erosion say there is good news and bad news.
Hearing aids aren't only good for hearing loss. A new study suggests they could play a big role in helping to ward off dementia.
A testing program shows a string of new psychoactive substances in widespread use across the globe. Scientists believe criminals are developing substances slightly altered from illegal drugs to stay ahead of the law.
Researchers of a new study say global warming and human consumption are causing the world's lakes to lose water.
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Brazil accounted for nearly half of tropical deforestation globally in 2022, found a new study. Can president Lula da Silva keep his vow to reverse the destruction wrought on the Amazon during his predecessor's term?
A fossil found in northeastern China suggests that mammals may have preyed on dinosaurs several times their size.
The hot spells in parts of Europe and the US would not have occurred without human-made global warming, researchers say. This month is likely the hottest the Earth has seen in about 120,000 years, according to some.
A new study has shown that Germans still find tackling climate change important, but the data also revealed discrepancies over what people are actually willing to do about it.
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At COP28 in Dubai, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for a phase out of fossil fuels, the US announced $3 billion in new climate funding and France pushed for nuclear energy as a way to reduce emissions.
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South Korea has been ramping up its surveillance capabilities in order to gain a strategic edge over North Korea. The move comes after North Korea launched a satellite of its own in violation of UN resolutions.
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Early drafts of the COP28 agreement refer to the "phasedown/out" of fossil fuels, which are responsible for most climate emissions. The final wording will likely be disputed. What's the difference — and does it matter?
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Britain and Rwanda have inked a new treaty aimed at rescuing failed plans for the UK to deport asylum-seekers. A top court ruling had blocked the policy, saying it violated human rights laws enshrined in UK legislation.
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After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
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Junta-led Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger have ditched the G5 anti-jihadist force. Experts say their intended confederation to tackle Islamist insurgents in the Sahel is bound to fail unless they mend ties with ECOWAS.
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