It's not a boast you usually hear about an oil field: Norway says its huge new facility is great for the environment.
Norway says its new giant oil field is actually good for environment
According to a study published by the US Forest Service, the tree canopy is shrinking in the United States at a rapid pace. In a period of five consecutive years, the US forests suffered a loss of 36 million trees per year from urban and rural landscapes. This marks a one percent drop from 2009 to 2014.
US loses 36 million trees every year: Study
The Australian government said on Sunday it will financially aid the country's tourism sector that's been badly hit by long-lasting bushfires, as Melbourne braced for downpours at the start of one of its greatest allures, the Australian Open.
Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede
Terrorists are able to network and radicalize other inmates while in high-security jails in the UK because of inaction by the prison service, it has emerged.
Terrorist prisoners free to network, radicalize inmates in British jails
The world should not accept the “dire and untenable” situation facing children in war-torn Libya, the head of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said.
‘Dire, untenable’ situation for thousands of children in Libya conflict
It's often assumed that as climate change worsens, so too will the world's risk of violent armed conflict. Over the years, many experts have warned that as weather becomes more extreme and crop yields shrink, we could begin fighting for resources and land with greater frequency and ferocity.
There’s one way future droughts could lead to less conflict: Researchers
She is only 16 and from a remote Brazilian village on the Tapajos River in the heart of the Amazon, but her plea has been heard at the United Nations and the Vatican.
Brazil's answer to Greta Thunberg wants help protecting Amazon rainforest and its tribes
Potato farmer Pedro Gomez stared out across rows and rows of ruined potato plants, the usually green foliage brown and withered by heavy frost.
Colombian farmers under pressure from frosts linked to climate change
In 2017, when the drought in Cape Town was at its worst in over a century, aid organization Gift of the Givers made an urgent call to South Africans to help farmers; suicide rates, amongst both small- and large-scale farmers, had surged in the few months prior. This and other evidence paints a bleak future picture in the context of climate change, and southern Africa is one of the areas that will suffer the most.
Teens feel the heat of climate change
The UN warned of a “significant and extremely dangerous” escalation in the number of desert locusts descending on Kenya, as the government strives to contain the threat before it reaches the country’s food-producing regions.
UN warns of 'extreme danger' to food supply amid locusts swarming into Kenya

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