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Climate clues could be buried in Antarctica’s ancient ice

A big expansion of Antarctica's ice almost a million years ago may help scientists predict modern climate change, a study has shown.

Terrorist attack suspected in Oslo bomb blast

A huge explosion has wrecked government buildings in Oslo, including the office of Norway's prime minister. Several people were injured in the blast.

‘Green’ job creation risks backfiring

Investments to create jobs in clean energies risk backfiring by curbing employment in other parts of the economy, a study has shown.

Mass bird deaths rare, not apocalyptic

Birds falling out of the sky in the US and Sweden are freak examples of the kind of mass animal deaths that have unusual but not apocalyptic causes.

World illegal logging down, still remains big problem

Illegal logging has fallen by 22% worldwide in the past decade but remains a huge problem from Brazil to Indonesia, a study showed on Thursday.

UN defends climate panel after Himalaya blunder

The UN has defended its panel of climate scientists from criticisms that an error about the thaw of Himalayan glaciers undermined its wider findings.

Major emitters set carbon goals after Copenhagen

Fifty-five countries have formally pledged to cut or limit their emissions in a move welcomed by the UN's climate-change body.

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Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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