Today: June 19, 2024
Today: June 19, 2024

Desert dust storms carry human-made toxic pollutants, and the health risk extends indoors

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Desert dust storms carry human-made toxic pollutants, and the health risk extends indoors

Humans have contended with dust storms for thousands of years, ever since early civilizations appeared in the Middle East and North Africa. But modern desert dust storms are different from their preindustrial counterparts.

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Climate protesters arrested after painting Stonehenge monument orange

Two climate protesters have been arrested for spraying orange paint on the ancient Stonehenge monument in southern England

Climate protesters arrested after painting Stonehenge monument orange
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Collecting sex-crazed zombie cicadas on speed: Scientists track a bug-controlling super-sized fungus

With their bulging red eyes and their alien-like mating sound, periodical cicadas can seem scary and weird enough

Collecting sex-crazed zombie cicadas on speed: Scientists track a bug-controlling super-sized fungus
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Baby moose trapped in a lake is saved by Alaska man and police as its worried mom watches

An Alaska man and two police officers have joined forces to rescue a baby moose that got stuck between a floatplane and a dock in a lake

Baby moose trapped in a lake is saved by Alaska man and police as its worried mom watches
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It's summer solstice time. What does that mean?

Summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere with the summer solstice on Thursday

It's summer solstice time. What does that mean?
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EU regulators propose shake-up of sustainable investment labels

European Union regulators proposed sweeping changes on Tuesday to the bloc's rules on labelling sustainable investments, to give investors simpler and clearer

EU regulators propose shake-up of sustainable investment labels

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Early blast of heat and humidity leaves millions sweltering across the US

Early blast of heat and humidity leaves millions sweltering across the US
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Cooler temps and rain could help corral blazes that forced thousands to flee New Mexico village

Cooler temps and rain could help corral blazes that forced thousands to flee New Mexico village
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Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?

Poisoned trees gave a wealthy couple in Maine a killer ocean view. Residents wonder, at what cost?
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Australian opposition puts nation's first nuclear power plants in its energy plan ahead of elections

Australian opposition puts nation's first nuclear power plants in its energy plan ahead of elections