A few hours before the meeting between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, Greenpeace activists send a message on the dome of St. Peter's Basilica early Wednesday.
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The dome of St. Peter's Basilica was cast in a remonstration early Wednesday aimed at President Donald Trump just hours before his visit to the Vatican. Greenpeace's Italian and German offices teamed...
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'We live in a time of giants'
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The river is considered the lifeline of the state.
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Dumping and defecation, banned!
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A group of about 20,000 Syrian refugees living outdoors have access to electricity as of Wednesday thanks to a newly constructed solar plant in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. It's the first and onl...
The battle would still be hit if US funding dries up.
Nearly 3.8 million pieces of plastic have washed up on the beaches of one of the most remote places on earth, with crabs turning discarded rubbish into homes. Henderson Island, an uninhabited island i...
A compelling collection of essays.
In his Tinder profile, Sudan is described as "one of a kind" — and that's not a baseless boast. He's the last male northern white rhino on the planet and, as his profile explains, "the fate of m...
They apparently help break chemical bonds in polythene.
Keeping economy and ecology in balance
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The sacred Himalayas are even more endangered than the holy cow.
According to proposed draft regulations, even ecologically sensitive areas could be opened up for entertainment and commercial use.