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U.S. Admiral Says Climate Change Risks U.S. Bases, Fuels Social Disorder

Climate change and a deteriorating environment are likely to fuel social disorder and could threaten some U.S. military bases, a top admiral has said.

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Harrison Ford Attacks Leaders who Deny Climate Change

Hollywood veteran Harrison Ford on Tuesday attacked U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders who deny climate change saying they were "on the wrong side of history."

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Western Sahara Movement Angry at EU-Morocco Fish Deal

The European Parliament on Tuesday adopted a new fishing agreement with Morocco that covers the adjacent waters of the disputed Western Sahara, angering the Algerian-backed Polisario Front independence movement.

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The Art and Science of Japan's Cherry Blossom Forecast

As spring approaches in Japan, the country's weather forecasters face one of their biggest missions of the year: predicting exactly when the famed cherry blossoms will bloom.

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No Hooks, Lines or Sinkers: Cambodians Go Traditional in Fishing Ceremony

Wielding handmade bamboo baskets and nylon nets, hundreds of people waded thigh-deep into a muddy lake in eastern Cambodia on Sunday for an annual fish-catching ceremony where only traditional tools are used.

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Thousands without Power as Storm Lashes Sydney

Thousands of Sydney homes were without power Saturday after severe storms hit Australia's largest city, causing transport hold-ups, inundating vehicles with floodwater and delaying a national football match.

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U.S. Democrats Unveil Carbon-Neutral 'Green New Deal'

Congressional Democrats on Thursday unveiled an unprecedented plan to reverse climate change and eliminate all US carbon emissions within 10 years, by taking drastic steps that would require transformational action across the economy.

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'I Green Beirut'-Phase II Culminates in 3 Winners Presenting Sustainable, Artistic Projects

Under the patronage of the Municipality of Beirut, and in collaboration with the United Nations Information Center in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), Junior Chamber International-Lebanon has organized an award-winning ceremony of phase two of “I Green Beirut” competition in downtown Beirut.

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Fresh Flood Warning Issued in Australia as PM Visits

Heavy rain continued to pelt Australia's flood-ravaged northeast Tuesday, prompting the authorities to warn of further flash flooding in the hours ahead.

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'Once-in-a-Century' Floods Hit Northeast Australia

Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of tornadoes and more rain over the next few days.

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