Heavy rains dampen fires in Australia’s Queensland state, cause flooding

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s bushfire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday dampening some of the fires that have

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Australia mourns U.S. firefighters as probe into plane crash begins

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters in Australia held a minute’s silence on Friday for three U.S. colleagues killed in a plane

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Australian air tanker feared crashed while fighting bushfires

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Helicopters were searching on Thursday for a C-130 Hercules air tanker feared to have crashed while fighting

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U.S. drinking water widely contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated with

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U.N.’s decarbonisation target for shipping to cost over $1 trillion: study

LONDON (Reuters) – At least $1 trillion of investment in new fuel technology is needed to enable the shipping industry

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Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government said on Sunday it will financially aid the country’s tourism sector that’s been badly

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Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia’s east coast early on Saturday, causing road closures and flash flooding, but

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Brazil’s tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests

XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil (Reuters) – In the 1980’s Brazil’s first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went around with a

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