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Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970

Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation. “We are sleepwalking towards the edge of a cliff” said Mike Barrett, executive director of science and conservation at WWF. “If there was a […]

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Jesus reference removed from New Zealand parliamentary prayer

Anger as Jesus reference removed from New Zealand parliamentary prayer Christians descend on Wellington to protest decision of Labour speaker Trevor Mallard to omit the name Since taking over the role in November last year, Labour’s Trevor Mallard has dropped any reference to Jesus in the prayer which opens the start of every session. Mallard […]

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Yemen on brink of ‘world’s worst famine in 100 years’

Yemen could be facing the worst famine in 100 years if airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition are not halted, the UN has warned. Sources say soaring food prices have overtaken projections from UN general assembly two weeks ago, with up to 14 million people now at risk The sheer magnitude of the famine facing Yemen was initially underestimated […]

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Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Hurricane-force winds have brought down hundreds of trees and left more than 15,000 homes without power in Portugal. The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept into the centre and north of the country overnight on Saturday. There have been no reports of deaths or injuries, but officials have warned people not to venture outdoors, and a […]

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Latest Earthquake Statistics

Get earthquake statistics for the last 24 hours, last 7 days or last month on the United States Geological Survey (USGS) website. Time is running out for this world and earthquakes are escalating! USGS Earthquake Stats Site

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Pope to address oil majors in Vatican climate conference

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican will host executives of the world’s top oil companies for a conference next week on climate change and the transition away from fossil fuels, a Vatican source said on Friday. Pope Francis, who wrote a major document on protection of the environment from global warming in 2015, is expected […]

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Farmers in America are facing an economic and mental health crisis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified CBS News that there are errors in the data used in its widely cited 2016 study on suicides and occupations. While a new analysis is not yet available, the CDC says the initial study over-stated the incidence of suicide in the “farming, fishing and forestry” occupational […]

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US Government Partners With McDonald’s

The US government has partnered with McDonald’s to increase the fast food giant’s dairy use in a move the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is calling ‘irresponsible’. More dairy Scientists with Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) worked closely with McDonald’s to formulate recipes that use more dairy, to be implemented at over 14,000 locations nationwide. Changes […]

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