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New research shows that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is thinning fast

New research shows that ice is being lost from the West Antarctic ice sheet five times faster than in the 1990s. More than 100 metres (330 feet) of ice thickness has gone in some p...

Extinction Rebellion protests make a global impact

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement was founded in the UK in 2018, following the release of a report on global warming by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, se...

Astronomers capture the first image of a black hole

Astronomers have captured the first ever image of a black hole. They say it will greatly further our understanding of these mysterious objects. The image is of the Messier 87 galax...

Cyclone Idai causes catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Tens of thousands of people are still trapped by floodwaters as rescuers in Mozambique race against the clock to bring essential supplies and help them to safety. Cyclone Idai made...

Students' strike for climate movement gathers momentum

An international movement of pupils and students called School Strike for Climate, also known in different countries as Fridays for Future, Youth for Climate or Youth Strike 4 Clim...

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