The Earth we know today looked completely different almost 20 millennia ago when the planet was in the middle of an ice age.
Researchers found traces of ancient seawater in Indian Ocean
For years, they were the scourge of seabirds seeking to nest on Lundy, the largest island in the Bristol Channel, in the island of Great Britain.
Seabirds treble on Lundy after island is declared rat-free
For the past year, the waste of the world has been gathering on the shores of south-east Asia. Crates of unwanted rubbish from the west have accumulated in the ports of the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam while vast toxic wastelands of plastics imported from Europe and the US have built up across Malaysia.
South-east Asia vows to return mountains of rubbish from west
Four bodies have been retrieved from Everest and some ten tons of garbage plucked from the mountain at the end of this year's climbing season, Nepal authorities said Monday.
Four bodies and ten tons of rubbish collected from Everest
An old toilet and a rusty kitchen sink sit amid a massive heap of junk covering the floor of an ancient beech forest.
Organized crime gangs trigger return of moats in Britain
Disgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbourne choirboys in the 1990s.
Cardinal Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction
More than 1,000 Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince on Sunday to denounce sexual violence in the country after two students were gang-raped this week.
Haitians march against rape after students sexually assaulted
The Indian Public Works Department (PWD) has been beautifying the city roads and open spaces in an effort to cut down on dust pollution in the national capital.
To beat dust pollution, Delhi begins greening its roads
A huge global study has revealed hundreds of the world's rivers contain ‘dangerous levels of antibiotics’.
'Dangerous levels of antibiotics' found in world's rivers
Researchers at the University of Oxford have finally confirmed that human activity and other ‘external factors’ are the cause of the rise in global temperature.
Global warming over last 100 years caused by human activity, scientists confirm

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