Humanity will have depleted the earth's fish stocks by mid-century if trends experienced since the 1950s continue, a research study has warned.
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Crocodiles and stagnant water are hampering rescue efforts in Ethiopia, where severe flooding has left 68 people dead and thousands displaced.
Five countries in South East Asia have signed up to an agreement calling on them to pool resources to fight the smog from Indonesian forest fires which cost the regional economy hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
Plans to follow in the footsteps of Ireland by introducing a tax on plastic bags have been put on the backburner in Scotland after the MSP who proposed them withdrew his Bill.
Financial backers have withdrawn potential support for the development of a pair Bulgarian nuclear power stations, citing environmental - and economic - shortfalls in the plans.
The Government it set to almost double the money available for micro-renewable grants after high demand from householders, and lobbying from the renewables industry.
The massive house-building programme required to match demand need not be at loggerheads with environmental sustainability, a charity campaigning on housing and homelessness issues has said.
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