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Highly allergenic ragweed invades South Africa

Highly allergenic ragweed invades South Africa

If you find a ragweed bush in or near your property, pull it out and destroy it because it is incredibly invasive, the UCT Lung Institute advises. Due to the changing climate, ragweed will continue its migration southward, putting more South Africans at risk of developing a sensitivity to its …

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Flooding increases the chance of depression by 50%

Flooding increases the chance of depression by 50%

The Environment Agency has launched a campaign encouraging individuals to be prepared for flooding, highlighting the risk that flood damage can have on mental health.  Research by the Environment Agency has revealed that experiencing damage caused by extreme weather, such as storms or flooding can increase the chance of facing …

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The Australian bushfire catastrophe and how to help

The Australian bushfire catastrophe and how to help

Bushfire in Bowraville, NSW, November 2019, © Adam Dederer Canadians have been watching the bushfire tragedy unfolding in Australia with shock and sadness for months. Accelerated by climate change, the increasingly intense fires raging across the continent have so far cost 30 lives and thousands of homes while burning more …

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Film stars and penguin scientists voyage to the Antarctic with Greenpeace to highlight ocean threats

Film stars and penguin scientists voyage to the Antarctic with Greenpeace to highlight ocean threats

Stars swapping the red carpet for ice floes include award-winners Marion Cotillard (La Vie En Rose, Inception), Gustaf Skarsgård (Vikings, Westworld) and Ni Ni (The Flowers Of War, The Warriors Gate). As Greenpeace Ocean Ambassadors they will be raising awareness about threatened Antarctic wildlife, supporting the call for a global network of …

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Greta Shames Economic Elite At Davos

Greta Shames Economic Elite At Davos

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg took the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos and admonished world leaders for doing nothing about the climate crisis. Source link Y Not Freakin’ Recyclable Home

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Trump threatens Europe with fresh tariffs in Davos, deepening a rift with longtime U.S. allies

Trump threatens Europe with fresh tariffs in Davos, deepening a rift with longtime U.S. allies

DAVOS, Switzerland – President Donald Trump renewed his threat to put hefty tariffs on European cars Tuesday at the World Economic Forum, promising hardball tactics if trade negotiations do not go his way. Just days after Trump scored wins with China, Mexico and Canada, the move highlighted how Trump is …

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Huge shout out to Australia’s emergency services that are on the very frontline …

Huge shout out to Australia’s emergency services that are on the very frontline ...

Huge shout out to Australia’s emergency services that are on the very frontline of the climate crisis, many of whom are volunteers ???? Type “Thank you” if you are proud of their courage and dedication too. ⁣. ⁣This is a coal-fired crisis: coal is driving both the bushfire crisis and …

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Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Activist Greta Thunberg has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s stance over the climate crisis, claiming his “inaction is fuelling the flames”. Speaking to world leaders and industrialists on the same day the president bragged about the US economy and attacked climate activists as “perennial prophets of doom”, the …

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