A key message from the IUCN Congress, taking place in the French city of Marseille, is that disappearing species and the destruction of ecosystems are existential threats on par with global warming.
Rescue teams working in area where Ezine Stream flows into Black Sea, local media report, more than a week after severe floods devastated parts of northwestern Turkey.
The government has blamed arsonists and a blistering heatwave for dozens of blazes that have raged across the country's north since Monday, but experts have also criticised authorities for failing to prepare for the annual phenomenon.
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appoints a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in a bid to defuse growing anger over the struggle to curb wildfires that have charred thousands of hectares of forest.
The United Nations climate science report said that heatwaves, droughts, and torrential rains are only set to become more frequent and extreme as the earth warms further.
"Forest fires are an international threat just like Covid-19, and even like the threat from terrorists, that whole world is currently fighting," the Turkish president said.
Recent storms across parts of western Europe made rivers and reservoirs burst their banks, triggering flash floods and claiming 59 lives in Germany and killing 9 people in Belgium.
European Commission unveils a broad climate package that aims to meet a more ambitious greenhouse gas emission cut goal to make Europe the "first climate-neutral continent".
Scientists find Arctic sea ice retreated “faster in the spring of 2020 than since the beginning of records”.
At least three people dead as howling winds and waves the height of double-decker buses belt eastern India in the Covid-stricken country's second cyclone in as many weeks.
Cyclone Yaas is set to turn into a “very severe cyclonic storm” on east coast, likely to come ashore near the border between Odisha and West Bengal states early on Wednesday.
The iceberg, roughly the shape of Manhattan and more than 70 times bigger”, sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into the Weddell Sea, becoming the largest iceberg afloat.
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