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The toxic air we breathe: the health crisis from Australia's bushfires

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

For months, Australians breathed air pollution caused by bushfire smoke that was up to 26 times above levels considered hazardous to human health. The long-term impact could be...
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Plantwatch: how urban trees and hedges help cut air pollution

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The plants trap polluting particles like natural air filters, and protect against flooding, too Hedges and trees in towns and cities are more than just attractive, they can...
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Every child in the world is under threat as decades of health improvements begin to stall

Every child in the world is under threat as decades of health improvements begin to stall

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Obesity, air pollution and climate change pose an 'immediate threat' to children in wealthy and poor countries alike. The UK is among the best ten countries in the world.
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Disappointing photos show what Venice looks like in real life, from devastating floods to cruise ship accidents

Disappointing photos show what Venice looks like in real life, from devastating floods to cruise ship accidents

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Venice , Italy, is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, seeing between 26 million and 30 million visitors per year. But the Italian port city has struggled with...
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Five things you need to know about the new Audi e-tron

Five things you need to know about the new Audi e-tron

1 day ago   |   Marie Claire

Available in two models - the e-tron and e-tron Launch Edition - Audi's first fully electric car is a perfect blend of luxury and sustainability With its recent pledge to...
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What does the Pope have to do with the contraceptive pill?

What does the Pope have to do with the contraceptive pill?

1 day ago   |   Marie Claire

From weight gain to mental health problems, the contraceptive pill has been linked to an array of health complaints since it first became available in the UK 60 years ago. Here...
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Is IoT a silver bullet for climate change?

Is IoT a silver bullet for climate change?

1 day ago   |   Raconteur

Teetering on the precipice, countries across the world are desperately seeking a resolution for the ongoing and hastening threat of climate change. But with technologies such...
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Shift to net zero goals underway, analysis finds

1 day ago   |   Energy Voice

Almost half the world's economic output is generated in areas where there are now moves to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, analysis suggests. The analysis finds more...
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Pollution protests and a 'naked festival': Monday's best photos

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

The Guardian's picture editors select photo highlights from around the world
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‘Ghost' ship washes up on Irish coast during Storm Dennis

‘Ghost' ship washes up on Irish coast during Storm Dennis

2 days ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

The ship near Ballycotton, County Cork A ‘ghost' ship with no passengers spotted sailing off the west African coast six months ago has washed up in Ireland. The MV Alta cargo...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange alleges that Trump offered him a pardon if...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange alleges that Trump offered him a pardon if he denied that Russia hacked the DNC

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Northern Ireland council makes u-turn on not flying Union Flag on Prince...

Northern Ireland council makes u-turn on not flying Union Flag on Prince Andrew's 60th birthday

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Ulster quartet keep places in Ireland team as Andy Farrell names unchanged...

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Brexit trade deal: EU tells Boris Johnson he faces 'different ball game' to Canada negotiations

The EU has downplayed Boris Johnson's chances of securing his favoured post-Brexit trade relationship with the bloc. Read more ...

Scottish distillery Arbikie create ‘world's first' climate positive gin made...

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Details emerge of shocking Erling Haaland U-turn that stunned Man Utd

Details emerge of shocking Erling Haaland U-turn that stunned Man Utd

Manchester United officials were reported to have been left stunned after Erling Haaland went back on his decision to sign for them and instead opted for Borussia Dortmund. Ole... Read more ...