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JOHANNESBURG, Sept 27 (AP): In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view, warning: If Covid-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will.
IN the weeks to come The Star’s Newspaper-in-Education (Star-NiE) programme presents a collection of stories donated by The Strait Times newspaper of Singapore for use by teachers and students in the classroom.
HONG KONG, Sept 25 (SCMP): As stand-off continues, focus is on logistical support as the two militaries prepare for harsh conditions in the remote Himalayan regionNeither side has shown a willingness to withdraw soldiers, even though they realise it will become a ‘war of attrition’, observer says
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied across the world on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global action during the coronavirus pandemic.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The young violinist holding a sign reading "Strike for Climate" on a Moscow square didn't have long to wait for the police to arrive. His one-man protest lasted just 30 minutes before he was detained this summer for the second Friday in a row.
BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have predicted that open water ships will be able to navigate along the Northeast Passage of the Arctic in autumn months by 2050.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A nuclear-powered ice breaker Russia says is the world's largest and most powerful set off on Tuesday on a two-week journey to the Arctic as part of Moscow's efforts to tap the region's commercial potential.
LONDON (Reuters) - Wildfires among ponderosa pines and Douglas firs of the U.S. West have long been part of nature's cycle of renewal, as much as the changing of the seasons.
ARCTIC OCEAN (Reuters) - Warming in the Arctic shrank the ice covering the polar ocean this year to its second-lowest extent in four decades, scientists announced Monday, yet another sign of how climate change is rapidly transforming the region.
OSLO (Reuters) - This year's Nobel Peace Prize could go to green campaigner Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement to highlight the link between environmental damage and the threat to peace and security, experts say.