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End fossil fuel era, urges Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu called on delegates attending the upcoming UN climate summit to take the first steps to move beyond fossil fuel.

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‘Climate change is here’

Activists concerned about climate change gathered at the Union Buildings to deliver a petition on 'climate justice demands'.

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The heat is on: August hottest month

Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces, say NOAA scientists.

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End fossil fuel era, urges Tutu
September 19 2014 at 14:06

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu called on delegates attending the upcoming UN climate summit to take the first steps to move beyond fossil fuel.

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‘Climate change is here’
September 19 2014 at 08:21

Activists concerned about climate change gathered at the Union Buildings to deliver a petition on 'climate justice demands'.

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The heat is on: August hottest month
September 19 2014 at 08:20

Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces, say NOAA scientists.

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Why war comes naturally to chimps
September 18 2014 at 08:09

Chimps are inherently violent, says a study which suggests waging war has deep evolutionary roots.

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Blue whale numbers are recovering
September 17 2014 at 14:17

One population of the world's largest animal is a conservation success, writes John Yeld.

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Natural disasters displacing millions
September 17 2014 at 09:10

About 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due to disasters brought on by natural hazards.

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Experts given glimpse of colossal squid
September 17 2014 at 09:10

This specimen, like other octopus and squid species, has three hearts - one to pump blood around the body and two for its gills.

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Air pollution controls ‘falling apart’
September 16 2014 at 13:32

The government has come under attack for its seemingly deliberate policy to 'go softly' on big industry polluters.

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Sharks in for a shocking surprise
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Electric repellent technology to be tested in waters off the Cape Peninsula.

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Brazil to build giant tower in Amazon
September 15 2014 at 14:14

The tower, which will rise 325 meters from the ground, will be equipped with high-tech instruments and an observatory.

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