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Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef hit by back-to-back mass coral bleaching

‘The combined impact of this bleaching stretches for 1,500km, leaving only the southern third unscathed,’ says Prof Terry Hughes, director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, who undertook aerial surveys in 2016 and 2017. He has warned Australia faces a closing window to take action on

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European countries unite for North Sea clean power hub

https://youtu.be/NI0sbiCNXtA   share:[fny id="1"] This week, we’re inspired by plans to build an artificial island in the North Sea that would power around 80 million homes across six countries with renewable energy. A consortium of European energy companies, including TenneT and Energinet, have announced plans to create a 6 km2 island in the middle of the North Sea that will

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Arctic sea ice could disappear even if world achieves climate target

Goal of limiting rise in average global temperatures to below 2C may not prevent ice-free Arctic, scientists warn "A polar bear drinks Arctic water in Svalbard, Norway. The animals’ habitat is threatened by climate change. Photograph: Barcroft" Arctic sea ice could vanish in summers this century even if governments achieve a core

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