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Sri Lanka floods leave 600,000 people displaced | Sri Lanka News

Widespread flooding and devastating mudslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 202 people and displaced more than half a million, the government has said.<p>The state-run Disaster Management Center said around 600,000 people remained temporarily homeless on Wednesday following last Friday's …

Sri Lanka

The Peruvian Amazon Has Lost Over 1 Million Hectares of Forest in the Last 15 Years

Technology has become a headache for those who indiscriminately clear forest in the Peruvian Amazon. Until a few years ago, it was thought that …

Biodiversity

Melting permafrost could unleash long-dormant diseases

As the planet warms due to climate change, fears are growing among scientists that ancient disease-causing pathogens could be unleashed from the …

Global Warming

Glaciers are melting so much they are changing the shape of the Earth's crust

Glaciers are melting so much that they are causing the Earth’s crust to change shape.<p>And now scientists have used this effect to discover an alarming …