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amazigh women in a village with an association that cultivates an olive tree nursery

In the High Atlas mountains, the future hinges on water

In the villages of the Amazigh people, community collectives provide voice and solidarity in the face of multiple climate threats — Life and death for whole communities hang in the balance of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that include eliminating poverty, conserving forests, and addressing climate change, passed by the United Nations unanimously …

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residents wade through floodwaters in the suburb of hermit park in townsville this week

Floods, fire and drought: Australia, a country in the grip of extreme weather bingo

Amid record temperatures, severe flooding and devastation of wilderness, the political message from the government is business as usual — The people of Townsville know about heavy rain, but this was new. Over the past fortnight, the northern Queensland city’s 180,000 residents have been hit by a monsoon strengthened by a low-pressure front that dragged …

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fish are dying in their hundreds of thousands in the lower darling river

Michael McCormack makes first visit to Menindee since fish kill: ‘We’re all experts in hindsight’

Nationals leader, who had earlier blamed mass deaths on lack of rain, defends irrigators and plays down climate change — The Nationals leader Michael McCormack has made his first visit to Menindee since the ecological disaster which led to the death of up to a million fish, claiming “we’re all experts in hindsight”. The deputy …

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