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WATCH: David Attenborough - 'The Garden of Eden is no more'.

2019-01-22 18:37

Sir David Attenborough has been speaking at the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The naturalist and broadcaster warned that what humans do in the next few years will have an impact on the next few thousand years.

Hong Kong failing to tackle wildlife smuggling epidemic - study

2019-01-23 06:44

Hong Kong must do more to crack down on illegal wildlife smuggling by ending legal loopholes and lenient sentences, conservation groups said, as they detailed the city's role in the lucrative trade.

Snow go: Canadian winter festival cancelled because of snow

2019-01-22 06:32

Oh, snow! A traditional winter festival in the Canadian city of Montreal was cancelled on Sunday – because of a snowstorm.

WATCH: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

2019-01-21 12:37

The moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse visible throughout North and South America where skies were clear. There won't be another until 2021.

 
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COLD:  Marvin Hooks wears a face mask to protect him from the cold as he walks on North Street in Pittsfield. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

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World to miss 2020 climate 'turning point' - analysis

2019-01-22 13:24

The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warn.

PICS: Pangolins in peril: The world's most illegally traded mammal

2019-01-21 20:26

Rhino Revolution has formed an alliance with the African Pangolin Working Group to provide a rehabilitation service and centre for pangolins being seized from poachers in the Lowveld.

Climate change clouds Australia's Pacific charm offensive

2019-01-21 11:33

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Pacific charm offensive went off course when he was forced to defend Fiji's accusations of inaction over climate change.

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WATCH: Lunar eclipse in progress

2019-01-21 08:27

An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together on Sunday for skywatchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where a total lunar eclipse was glimpsed.

WATCH: Adorable seal rescued after getting stranded on icy Baikal

2019-01-19 13:51

A rescue team saved a seal stranded on the ice of lake Baikal after it was unable to find a hole in the ice to get back to its natural habitat.

WATCH: Divers swim with giant 7m great white in Hawaii

2019-01-18 10:30

Divers monitoring tiger sharks feeding on a decomposing sperm whale off the coast of Oahu were surprised by a great white shark, a rare sighting in Hawaii waters

Climate change already hurting human health, review shows

2019-01-18 06:35

"The science is clear" that for each unit increase in global warming, there is an increase in those broad health risks - if no action is taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, an expert says.

WATCH: Meet Bambi - the little Cape grysbok on the road to recovery after he was rescued from a fire

2019-01-17 06:30

At just a few months old, a rescued baby Cape grysbok has touched the hearts of the many residents of the Overstrand, which has recently been under threat by a devastating fire.

WATCH: Two cute lion cubs make adorable debut at Vladisovstok zoo

2019-01-16 12:33

A in the Russia’s Far East Vladivostok received two adorable white lion cubs. The rare cubs arrived from Belarus and now are nursed by the zoo’s workers. Due to the rarity of the white lions, the babies have weak immune system and fed every two hours.

Australian state to pump oxygen into rivers as fish die

2019-01-16 06:09

An Australian state government has announced plans to mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after hundreds of thousands of fish have died in heatwave conditions.

Responsible consumption and production: Why less is better

2019-01-19 08:00

At our current levels of consumption, we are already using up more resources than what the earth can replace. This will only increase in the coming years, writes Doris Viljoen.

WATCH: Cute cuddly? Get super close to a super-size great white shark!

2019-01-18 21:38

Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii.

Saturn's rings are younger than the planet itself

2019-01-20 07:35

Saturn's rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research based on findings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Green groups question big industry's plastic clean-up plan

2019-01-18 10:20

Environmental groups poured cold water over a much-trumpeted initiative by some of the world's biggest petrochemical firms to help end plastic refuse.

Fixing the environment: When solutions become problems

2019-01-17 05:33

In a world where climate change, air and water pollution, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, ozone depletion, and other environmental problems overlap, a fix in one arena can cause trouble in another.

China moon mission's next task: Getting samples back to earth

2019-01-16 13:23

After becoming the first country in the world to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, China is planning four more missions to get samples back before studying the feasibility of a lunar research base.

WATCH: Hearts will break as you see an eagle take out a baby warthog

2019-01-16 10:30

A baby warthog ran its last run with the family when a martial eagle decided to make it its next meal in Kruger National Park.

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