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Environment

Environment Week events put Saudi Arabia’s leadership role in the limelight

Riyadh hosts series of discussions focused on the challenges posted by drought, desertification and land degradation Unsustainable agricultural practices, overgrazing, deforestation and soil erosion seen contributing to...

What science knows about the impact of plastic on health

The tide of plastic pellets on the Cantabrian coast as a result of the spill from the Toconao ship has sparked countless reactions about its impact on human health from politics and...

NASA confirms that 2023 was the hottest year since records began

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) confirmed this Friday that 2023 was the hottest year in history since global records began in 1880, with six months breaking record figures.

Is a dog more dangerous because of its breed? New attacks reignite security debate

Is a dog more dangerous because of its breed? What does your sociability depend on? The latest canine attacks on people with fatalities have reopened the debate on how to guarantee a peaceful and...

What to stream this week: ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version),’ Emily Blunt and ‘Five Nights at...

Taylor Swift’s “1989 (Taylor’s Version),” a Paramount+ documentary on the duo Milli Vanilli examining one of music’s biggest lip-syncing scandals and the horror movie “Five Nights at Freddy’s” are some of the...

Loch Ness monster buffs hope to inspire new generation of hunters

An expedition this past weekend to find the legendary Loch Ness monster, or "Nessie" for short, has aimed to not only uncover more secrets of the lake's natural environment, but to continue...

U.S. ambassador to Japan to visit Fukushima Prefecture on Aug. 31

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel will visit a city in Japan's northeastern prefecture of Fukushima on Aug. 31 to demonstrate support for Tokyo's decision to discharge treated radioactive water from a...