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Updated: 25th November 2019 06:47Nature and Environment

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Heatwaves, drought, wildfires and infectious disease threaten to undermine decades of gains in global public health.
Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he would declare a state of disaster after the city was hit by the devastating high tide, which peaked at over 6 feet on Tuesday.
Maui closed Kamaole Beach Park for the second consecutive day due to several tiger shark sightings.
Expert-backed tips to help kids of all ages understand global warming.

The controversial pipeline has had issues in the past, including a spill in 2011 of more than 14,000 gallons.
Roughly 300 million people may lose their homes by 2050 due to coastal flooding, a new study examining land elevation finds.
The latest brush fire broke out in Simi Valley outside of Los Angeles, forcing the library and nearby homes to evacuate.
The 16-year-old activist was tapped for "breathing new life into the debate surrounding the environment."
Fires raging in Northern and Southern California have already forced thousands from their homes.
Moving off the eastern coast of Mexico, the low pressure system was expected to develop into a tropical or subtropical system on Friday.
Homeowner Nick Lestina says he can't clean up the mess because it's still seeping into his house.
The ShakeAlert system, the first of its kind in the nation, will give early warnings to residents about to feel strong quakes.
The plan would roll back protections for 9.2 million acres of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.
This summer, three things happened that forced me to finally face our grave reality.
Outages are planned in more than half of California’s 58 counties, although not everyone in those counties will have their power cut.
The toxic algae had disappeared earlier this year after an abnormally long bloom.
Above-normal temperatures are expected to continue throughout the rest of the fall.
A heat wave across the American Northeast and Southeast subjected cities to record-breaking temperatures on back-to-back days.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock declared an emergency Sunday, allowing the state to mobilize resources to help affected areas.
Residents of this island of 50,000 people have met total devastation with strength and resilience.