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Russia finds radioactive isotopes in test samples after accident: Ifax
Russia's state weather agency said on Monday it had found the radioactive isotopes of strontium, barium and lanthanum in test samples after an accident during a rocket engine test in northern Russia this month, Interfax news agency reported.
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Storm Dorian forecast to be near hurricane strength by Tuesday: NHC
Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen and could be near hurricane strength by Tuesday over the eastern Caribbean Sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.
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NHC sees 80% chance of cyclone off North Carolina
A low pressure area located about 280 miles (451 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has an 80% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.
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Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands
Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on alert, forecasters said on Sunday.
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G7 nations close to agreement on tackling Amazon fires: Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday the leaders of the world's major industrialized nations were close to an agreement on how to help fight the Amazon forest fires and try to repair the devastation.
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Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires
Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rain forest.
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Sharks and rays to be given new international protections
An estimated 100 million sharks are killed every year, many for shark fin soup.
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Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to help tackle blazes
President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders.
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Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space
The space agency is reportedly looking into an allegation against astronaut Anne McClain.
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Giraffes given greater protection from unregulated trade as numbers fall
Numbers of the world's tallest mammal have fallen in Africa by 40% in the past three decades.
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<div>Fake news is 'reinforced by false memories'</div>
Research during Ireland's abortion referendum highlights risks for social networks.
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<div>Rivers used as 'open sewers', says WWF charity</div>
The WWF said it was "very unlikely" that pollution reduction targets would be met without new laws.
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Study Finds Link Between Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution and Emphysema
Long-term exposure to air pollution was linked to increases in emphysema between 2000 and 2018, according to a new study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), both part of the National Institutes of Health. Emphysema, usually associated with smokers, is a chronic disease in which lung tissue is destroyed...
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