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Undersea anchors of ice that help prevent Antarctica's land ice from slipping into the ocean are shrinking at more than twice the rate compared with 50 years ago, research shows. More than a third of these frozen...
An international team of scientists from China, the U.S. and Europe has studied new fossils of the marine reptile Dinocephalosaurus orientalis. This research has made it possible to fully describe the bizarre, very impressive animal for...

Nigeria floods toll has passed 600: government

More than 600 people are now known to have perished in the worst floods in a decade in Nigeria, according to a new toll...

Tens of millions battle Pakistan floods as death toll rises

Tens of millions of people across Pakistan were Monday battling the worst monsoon floods in a decade, with countless homes washed away, vital farmland...

EXPLAINER: One weather system floods St. Louis and Kentucky

Hundreds of miles apart, but still connected by the same stubborn weather system, urban St. Louis and rural Appalachia are showing how devastating flash...

Sydney floods force thousands more to flee

Rain-swollen rivers spilled mud-brown waters across swathes of Sydney on Tuesday, swamping homes and roads while forcing thousands to flee. The authorities have now instructed...

What is causing record floods and heatwaves in China?

Record floods in southern China this month displaced more than half a million people, while searing heat buckled roads in other parts of the...

26 more dead in India monsoon fury, waters recede in Bangladesh

At least 26 more people have died in monsoon flooding and lightning strikes in India, as millions remained marooned in the country and neighboring...

41 dead, millions stranded as floods hit Bangladesh, India

Monsoon storms in Bangladesh and India have killed at least 41 people and unleashed devastating floods that left millions of others stranded, officials said...

Floods, fires, heat waves: US struggles with climate catastrophes

Raging floods, devastating fires, powerful thunderstorms and a dangerous heat wave affecting a third of the population: the United States was being walloped Tuesday...

Four million people hit by floods in Bangladesh

At least four million people have been affected by the worst floods in Bangladesh's northeast for nearly two decades, the United Nations said Monday. The...

Study: Climate change a major factor in South Africa floods

The fatal floods that wreaked havoc in South Africa in mid-April this year have been attributed to human-caused climate change, a rapid analysis published...

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