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Wildfires in Canada force evacuation of 29,000 people

Wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta continue to spread despite rain and falling temperatures, authorities said on Sunday, May 7, 2023. More than 375,000...

South Korea designates 10 wildfire-hit areas as special disaster zones

South Korean President, Yoon Suk Yeol, on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, designated 10 areas hit by wildfires as special disaster zones. According to the president’s...

Floods, droughts, heatwaves, extreme storms, wildfires going from bad to worse – Guterres

The number of weather, climate and water-related disasters has increased by a factor of five over the past 50 years. Floods, droughts, heatwaves, extreme storms...

Wildfires prompt evacuations in Turkey, US

Rescue workers evacuated a total of 1,025 people to safety from homes and hotels as a wildfire raged in the southern Turkish province of...

Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on a global scale, glaciers keep melting and sea levels rise, many countries of the world...

Concerns over heatwave as wildfires continue to flare up in Germany

Rain is necessary to ease the forest fire in Germany’s Saxon Switzerland national park that started more than a week ago, the local authority...

Europe under deadly hot spell as wildfires displace thousands

Heat waves engulfing western and southern Europe show no sign of abating. Temperature records are expected to renew in some countries and the scorching sun...

Forest fires raging across Portugal

Eleven larger forest fires were raging in various areas of Portugal on Thursday, July 14, 2022, the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC)...

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Group urges enforcement of phase-out deadline on mercury-containing dental amalgam

Environmental watchdog group, BAN Toxics, has called the attention of regulators to enforce the phase-out deadline on the use...
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Ghanaians take climate action in planting 10m trees in a day

For the third year running, Ghanaians are turning up in public and private spaces for a mass tree planting...

World Ocean Day: HEDA advocates for gender equality in ocean conservation, sustainable development

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre), a renowned environmental advocacy organisation, says it firmly recognises the...

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Group urges enforcement of phase-out deadline on mercury-containing dental amalgam

Environmental watchdog group, BAN Toxics, has called the attention...

Ghanaians take climate action in planting 10m trees in a day

For the third year running, Ghanaians are turning up...