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Earth marks hottest September since 1880

Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880, the US said.

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EU braces for fight on climate targets

The EU is readying itself for a summit clash on climate change, amid disagreements on how aggressively the bloc should reduce emissions.

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Interest in rhino horn drops in Vietnam

The findings of a study commissioned by international wildlife bodies has been hailed as a step in the right direction by local environmental groups.

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Earth marks hottest September since 1880
October 21 2014 at 08:22

Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880, the US said.

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EU braces for fight on climate targets
October 21 2014 at 08:21

The EU is readying itself for a summit clash on climate change, amid disagreements on how aggressively the bloc should reduce emissions.

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Farmer convicted of killing vultures
October 20 2014 at 09:16

An Eastern Cape farmer has been convicted of killing 46 endangered vultures after the birds feasted on a poison-laced sheep's carcass.

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Interest in rhino horn drops in Vietnam
October 20 2014 at 09:16

The findings of a study commissioned by international wildlife bodies has been hailed as a step in the right direction by local environmental groups.

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Life without water in a California town
October 17 2014 at 14:14

Pete Rodriquez is one of hundreds of residents Porterville who are having to re-think how they live.

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Peru glaciers shrink 40% in 44 years
October 17 2014 at 08:24

The worst-affected glacier was 5 200-meter-high tourist gem Pastoruri in the Andes mountains, which lost 52 percent of its surface.

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DiCaprio digs deep to save oceans
October 17 2014 at 08:24

Leonardo DiCaprio's conservation foundation said it has awarded a $2-million grant to establish marine reserves and to stop overfishing.

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How going green cuts electricity costs
October 16 2014 at 14:18

Cape Town family beats the challenge of cutting water, power consumption.

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Warming 'leading to damaged livelihoods’
October 16 2014 at 09:06

Natural disasters claimed over 22 000 lives last year, with Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines the deadliest of all, the Red Cross said.

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Farmers sue BP for environment damage
October 16 2014 at 09:06

A case in which 100 Colombian farmers are suing British oil giant BP for environmental damage opened in the High Court in London.

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