Dozens of fires fanned by gale-force winds, scorching temperatures and tinder-dry bushland burned out of control in eastern Australia on Tuesday, as residents up and down the coast were warned it was now too late to leave.
Australians trapped by bushfires told 'too late to leave'
The 41 cities of China’s Yangtze River delta manufacturing hub will aim to cut concentrations of tiny airborne smog particles known as PM2.5 by two percent this winter, below last year’s target of three percent, the environment ministry said, in a new action plan.
China's Yangtze delta targets two percent cut in tiny smog particles this winter
Invisible footprints hiding since the end of the last ice age — and what lies beneath them — have been discovered by Cornell University researchers using a special type of radar in a novel way.
'Ghost' footprints from Pleistocene Era revealed by radar tech
Ancient Egyptians considered the Nile River to be the source of all life. The steady northward path of the river has nourished the fertile valleys of northeast Africa for millions of years and in doing so, shaped the course of human civilization.
Scientists find eternal Nile to be more ancient than previously thought
The breathtaking reds, yellows and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and fight the mysterious disease killing the Caribbean's corals.
Strange disease threatens Caribbean coral reef
Ten coal-fired power plants near India’s capital of New Delhi are poised to miss a December deadline to install pollution control devices that would have curbed premature deaths linked to toxic emissions.
As Delhi chokes, power plants are set to miss emissions deadline
Norwegian energy company Equinor has been ordered to modify and resubmit an environmental plan to drill an oil exploration well in the Great Australian Bight.
Norway's Equinor must change environmental plan to drill in Great Australian Bight
Accumulated waste from China’s e-commerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless action is taken to rein it in, green groups said on Monday, as an online shopping spree known as Singles’ Day broke new sales records.
On Singles' Day, green groups warn of China's surge in packaging waste
Sydney residents were warned of "catastrophic" danger and a state of emergency was declared Monday as Australia girded for a fresh wave of devastating bushfires.
Sydney region faces 'catastrophic' bushfire threat
An international rights group called the Nigerian government to ban chaining as it condemned the "terrible" abuse faced by thousands of people with mental health conditions across the country.
Nigeria urged to ban chaining people with mental health issues

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