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Victoria ‘failing’ to offset damage caused by disproportionate level of land clearing

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Victoria has the most native vegetation cleared proportional to land mass of any Australian state and it is failing to offset the damage caused, the state’s auditor general says. About 10,380 habitat hectares of nativ...

Filipino inquiry finds big polluters ‘morally and legally liable’ for climate damage

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The world’s most polluting companies have a moral and legal obligation to address the harms of climate change because of their role in spreading misinformation, according to an inquiry brought about by Filipino typhoo...

Russia’s war in Ukraine ‘causing £3.6bn of building damage a week’

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is inflicting damage to the country’s infrastructure at a cost of $4.5bn (£3.6bn) a week as bombs tear through thousands of buildings and public utilities, and miles of road. According to ...

‘We’re collateral damage’: fury in Yorkshire village at its role in migrant detention plan

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For Priti Patel, the findings of the report on her desk were no doubt unpalatable. Fixated on creating a system that detained and quickly removed asylum seekers, the home secretary would have been shocked to discover ...

Tunisia’s neighbours offer help to contain damage after fuel ship sank

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Some neighbouring countries have offered to help Tunisia prevent damage to the environment after a merchant ship carrying up to 1,000 tonnes of fuel sank off the country’s coast, the Tunisian defence ministry has said...

Britain hands billions to projects linked to labour abuse and climate damage

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The British government has provided more than £5bn in the past three years to overseas energy and infrastructure projects linked to labour abuses and environmental damage, according to documents and interviews with wo...

Tornado hits New Orleans causing damage, power outages and reports of one death

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A large tornado touched down in New Orleans on Tuesday evening, causing damage and destruction to the city’s lower ninth ward, before traveling east into the neighboring parish of St Bernard, where officials reported ...

China Eastern Airlines crash: severe damage makes it ‘very difficult’ to find cause – aviation chief

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Severe damage to the China Eastern Airlines jet that crashed on Monday with 132 people on board means investigators face “a very high level of difficulty” in establishing a cause, authorities have said. Zhu Tao, direc...

Rosario v Newell’s Old Boys delayed after ‘number of grenades’ damage pitch

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The derby game in Argentina’s top flight between Rosario Central and Newell’s Old Boys kicked off late on Sunday after “a number of grenades”, which had been thrown on to the field by fans, blew holes in the playing s...

Skin cancers on the rise in Australia as sun damage catches up with ageing population

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The number of non-melanoma skin cancers in Australia continues to rise steadily each year, despite successful sun-safe education campaigns, new research has found. The increase in cases of 2-6% each year for the past ...

Footage shows damage inside Ukraine nuclear power plant after Russia attack – video

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Footage shows damage to a walkway at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant after it was attacked by Russia. The footage was posted by Energoatom, the Ukrainian state enterprise that operates all four nuclear power stat...

Australia news updates live: Warragamba Dam spills as NSW braces for more flood damage; second Lismore death; M1 drivers still stranded

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Residents in parts of north-west Sydney told to prepare to evacuate their homes; Warragamba Dam spills; Ballina CBD loses power and internet as high tide causes ‘havoc’; drivers still stranded on M1; a second woman ha...

‘The damage is done’: Russians face economic point of no return

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As markets opened in a panic on Monday, many Russians rushed to local cashpoints in Moscow to retrieve their savings before the damage got any worse. “It said they had dollars so I came here immediately,” said Alexei ...

Councils ‘will have to cut key services to pay for UK storm damage’

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Councils will have to cut key services to pay for the “soul-destroying” damage caused by three unprecedented storms across the UK, local leaders have said. Storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin brought hurricane-force wi...

UK storm damage: how to make an insurance claim and who can help

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As the UK mops up after the latest round of storms and flooding, insurance is on the minds of many people who have suffered damage to their homes and belongings. If you are among those who have borne the brunt of the ...

The Guardian view on Jacob Rees-Mogg: opportunities to do damage

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If Boris Johnson’s recent reshuffle had an overarching purpose it was to show Conservative MPs that a beleaguered prime minister was listening to them. This is the perspective in which the most eye-catching ministeria...

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