Reuters : environment : video
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Italy’s mountain rescue team take on climate change  17h05 21 février
The Italian Alps are under attack by climate change with a consistent temperature increase, glaciers are shrinking and avalanches are becoming more common, putting alpine rescuers in more danger as they climb the mountains looking for survivors.
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Colourful auroras dance across Arctic sky  15h50 19 février
On Tuesday (February 18) night, dancing lights could be seen over the skies of the Arctic town of Kilpisjarvi, in Finland’s Lapland region, close to the border with Norway and Sweden.
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Carbon Shift: Sweden’s ’flight shaming’ delivers results  10h30 19 février
Passenger numbers are down globally as more and more people rethink their travel plans and choose to keep their feet on the ground.
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New device captures cows’ methane-filled burps  20h19 18 février
An England-based company is aiming to reduce the cattle industry’s impact on the environment through a new device that turns each methane-filled cow burp into carbon dioxide and water.
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Future of Food: Milking the vegan trend  10h16 18 février
As consumers fall out of love with dairy, investment is pouring into alternative milks across the United States.
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Amazon’s Bezos pledges 10 billion to climate change fight  12h01 18 février
Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will commit 10 billion to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate change. But cutting emissions will be challenging for Amazon.
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Artists use vape litter for crafts to urge recycling  17h30 13 février
Costume designer Sheilagh McCafferty’s eyes lit up as she pulled apart one of a pile of vape cartridges, a treasure trove of wiring, lithium batteries and light-emitting diode (LED) dots that she used to decorate some of her creations. Her work is part of an art exhibition in Sacremento, where...
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Antarctic penguin count reveals dramatic decline  13h06 11 février
The number of chinstrap penguins in some colonies in Western Antarctica has fallen by as much as 77% since they were last surveyed in the 1970s, say scientists studying the impact of climate change on the remote region. Emer McCarthy reports.
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The Buddhist monks recycling plastic bottles into robes  16h02 06 février
The abbot of the Wat Chak Daeng Buddhist temple, south of Bangkok, is spearheading a project to recycle plastic bottles into fabric for saffron-coloured robes for monks.