German charity boat captain Carola Rackete, who sparked global headlines by forcibly docking in an Italian port with rescued migrants, was questioned by a Sicilian prosecutor for allegedly aiding illegal immigration.
Italian prosecutor grills German rescue ship captain over migrants
An Australian body modifier will stand trial accused of causing a woman’s death by implanting a plastic snowflake under her right hand.
Body modifier to stand trial over plastic snowflake implant death
Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on mental health.
Instagram hides 'likes' to 'ease pressure on users
Temperatures hit a record 69.8 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius) in Alert, the northernmost permanently inhabited spot on the planet less than 600 miles (955 kilometers) from the North Pole, the Canadian meteorology service said Tuesday.
Temperatures hit record high on Earth’s northernmost permanently inhabited spot
The UK Home Office has been accused of covering up the plight of hundreds of modern slavery victims after it was forced to disclose data it previously claimed to have “no record” of.
UK Home Office accused of covering up plight of slavery victims
Social media companies have come under fire after images of a murdered teenage girl’s body were posted online and were widely shared on Instagram as well as other sites including Discord and 4chan.
Instagram under fire over shared images of dead teen's body
Adding more ethanol to the UK's fuel mix would cut carbon by as much as taking 700,000 cars off the roads, according to a group of MPs.
'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon in UK
South Africa's new carbon tax has provoked a storm of criticism from environmental campaigners who say it is too weak — and from industry that predicts it will cause mass job losses.
Industry and campaigners spar over South Africa's carbon tax
The Environment Bureau of Hong Kong has kicked off a three-month public consultation on the city’s long-term decarburization strategy.
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If China takes strong measures to reduce its ozone pollution now, it could save hundreds of thousands of lives in the long run, according to a new study led by researchers at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
By cutting ozone pollution now, China could save 330,000 lives by 2050

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