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Amid wreckage of hurricane-devastated Caribbean, leaders see a climate change opening.

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Tony Abbott dares us to reject evidence on climate, but reveals a coward.

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The high price of cheap weed.

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Puerto Ricans still desperate for water weeks after Hurricane Maria.

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Following the family tradition, Chris Darwin is leading the fight to protect animals from extinction.

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A lack of action on climate change is putting people's lives at risk.

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Puerto Rico hurricane crisis: Here's why this could be Trump's Katrina.

It's been one week since Category 4 Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, destroying the entire island's communications infrastructure, power grid, and leaving thousands homeless. The humanitarian crisis in the storm's wake is growing by the hour.

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Bahamas deeply concerned about dangers of climate change.

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Why India's farmers want to conserve indigenous heirloom rice.

India is rice country: the cereal provides daily sustenance for more than 60% of the population. Half a century ago, it was home to more than 100,000 rice varieties, encompassing a stunning diversity in taste, nutrition, pest-resistance and, crucially in this age of climate change and natural disasters, adaptability to a range of conditions.

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Londoners recycle less but new ways to cut waste hold promise.

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Theresa May speaks out against Trump climate change stance at UN.

Theresa May has issued a veiled warning to Donald Trump, arguing that his plan to withdraw from the Paris climate change treaty ranks alongside North Korea’s nuclear missile tests as a threat to global prosperity and security.

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Japanese people live longer than the rest of us – so what's their secret?

It’s the age old question (pun intended), and one that has given rise to an anti-ageing industry that is estimated to grow to $216.52 billion by 2021: how can we, mere mortals that we are, live longer?

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Want to bridge the urban-rural divide? Start by learning about family farms.

Ted Genoways wants to challenge your thinking about the people growing your food. Counter to popular wisdom, not all farmers are either 1) selling organic tomatoes at your local farmers’ market or 2) running massive corporate operations.

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The new face of "war" at home.

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