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Ministers - but few leaders - arrive for crucial part of climate talks
Brexit turmoil and French riots have kept many government chiefs away from the final and crucial week of U.N. climate talks, with only four national leaders present on Tuesday.
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ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole
The mystery hole in a Soyuz capsule docked to the International Space Station caused a pressure leak.
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U.S. proposing to weaken Obama-era wetland protections
The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed weakening protections for U.S. wetlands, an action sought by ranching and mining interests but one that will likely be held up in the courts amid lawsuits brought by environmentalists.
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Arctic posts second warmest year on record in 2018: U.S. NOAA
The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing earth's weather patterns, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.
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<div>Deforestation in Brazil's Cerrado savanna falls to record low</div>
Deforestation in Brazil's tropical Cerrado savanna, which makes up a quarter of the country, fell 11 percent to a record low in 2018 compared with a year earlier, the Ministry of Environment said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking at English site after more tremors
British shale gas company Cuadrilla has again paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, after tremors were detected, the company said.
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Total invites activists to offshore French Guyana drilling site
Total invited environmental activists on Tuesday to visit a planned offshore drilling site in French Guyana and said the project would not endanger coral reefs in the region.
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Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes
Has President Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?
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Gene study unravels redheads mystery
Researchers at Edinburgh University carry out out the largest genetic study of hair colour to date.
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<div>East Antarctica's glaciers are stirring</div>
Nasa detects the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of previously quiet ice streams.
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<div>'Surprise' Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor</div>
Scientists are getting closer to understanding the damaging tsunami that struck Sulawesi in September.
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Amount of deep life on Earth quantified
Having dug and drilled into the Earth, scientists can now estimate how much life exists at depth.
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Soy Formula Feeding During Infancy Associated With Severe Menstrual Pain in Adulthood
New research suggests that infant girls fed soy formula are more likely to develop severe menstrual pain as young adults. The finding adds to the growing body of literature that suggests exposure to soy formula during early life may have detrimental effects on the reproductive system. The study appears online in the journal Human Reproduction. Scientists at the National Institute of Environmental ...
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High Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation Associated With Cancer in Male Rats
Transcript Audio Recording of Telephone Press ConferenceOctober 31, 2018 Transcript (151KB) NTP Cell Phone Study Page Fact Sheet (1MB) Final Rat Study Report Final Mouse Study Report The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that used...
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