iol scitech dec 19 wabler
AP

Tornado on its way? Watch the birds

Some of our feathered friends exhibit powers of perception that put humans to shame.

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iol scitech feb 15 alaska glacier pic
AFP

Melting ice raises new climate fears

Below average snow cover across the Arctic and excess summer ice melting in Greenland were observed this year by scientists.

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iol scitech june 29 greenpeace pic
REUTERS

Greenpeace fined for nuclear protest

A Spanish court fined Greenpeace and 16 of its activists about R250 000 for damage caused during a protest at a nuclear plant.

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Tornado on its way? Watch the birds
December 19 2014 at 07:38

Some of our feathered friends exhibit powers of perception that put humans to shame.

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Melting ice raises new climate fears
December 18 2014 at 08:08

Below average snow cover across the Arctic and excess summer ice melting in Greenland were observed this year by scientists.

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Greenpeace fined for nuclear protest
December 17 2014 at 08:10

A Spanish court fined Greenpeace and 16 of its activists about R250 000 for damage caused during a protest at a nuclear plant.

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Details of Lima COP20 talks
December 15 2014 at 08:25

UN climate negotiations wrapped up in Lima with a modest agreement about the building blocks of a deal due to be agreed on in Paris.

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At climate talks, a crack in rich-poor barrier
December 15 2014 at 08:25

Despite the tough rhetoric, the conference ended with a compromise based on a groundbreaking US-China deal on emissions targets last month.

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Rare dolphin dies after oil spill
December 14 2014 at 14:42

An oil spill spread over 80 kilometres of Bangladesh's largest mangrove forest has killed a rare Irrawaddy dolphin, reports said.

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Holiday squad keeps deliveries on time
December 12 2014 at 13:51

Shipping firms leave no room for mistakes as they deliver to more than 200 countries this festive season.

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Kerry: No excuses, get to work
December 12 2014 at 08:18

US Secretary of State John Kerry tried to spur slow-moving UN climate talks, telling nations to stop bickering.

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Soldiers get hands-on bush training
December 12 2014 at 08:17

In the sweltering dry heat, reservists - who do foot patrols of up to 30km - have to maintain their concentration.

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Plastic litter choking world's oceans
December 11 2014 at 12:49

Researchers unveil what they called the most rigorous estimate to date of the amount of plastic litter in the oceans.

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