RedskyNews Category: Europe

Floods Wash Away Vehicles In Spain

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Video: Sep 11, 2015; 11:02 AM ET Four people died in severe flooding that swept through towns on Spain’s southern coastline on Sept. 7. This video shows vehicles being swept away by the floodwaters in Adra, Almería. Please follow and

Drought In Europe Worst In 12 Years

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Parts of Europe are dealing with some of the worst drought conditions they’ve seen since 2013. According to the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), the most heavily impacted countries have been France, Italy, Germany, northern Spain and the Czech

Sinkholes Appear As Dead Sea Dries Up

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The Dead Sea is shrinking, and as its waters vanish at a rate of more than one metre a year, hundreds of sinkholes – some the size of a basketball court, others two storeys deep – are devouring land where

U.N. Chief Urges Speed Up Of Climate talks

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PARIS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders on Wednesday to look beyond their national interests and make sure a global deal to fight climate change is agreed at talks in Paris this year. With just 10

Russia To Compensate Over Greenpeace Snatch

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Russia must compensate the Netherlands over the 2013 seizure of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship during a protest against Arctic oil drilling, an international court ruled on Monday. The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) “found that the Netherlands is entitled to

Turkish Floods Kill At Least Eight

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At least eight people have been killed after heavy flooding and a landslide hit north-eastern Turkey, according to officials. The flooding in the Black Sea province of Artvin was caused by torrential rainfall. TV pictures showed rivers bursting their banks

Polish River Dries Up & Exposes History

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WARSAW, POLAND — As Polish river levels fall to record lows amid a prolonged drought, the material remains of Poland’s tortured 20th-century history are coming to light on newly exposed riverbeds, with Jewish tombstones and the human remains of Soviet

Chinese Ban Toxic Anglesey Crab Imports

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Chinese officials have banned imports of Anglesey brown crabs over fears they contain dangerous toxins. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has announced all trade or selling of the meat should stop immediately because of high levels of the element

Turkish Lake Turns Blood Red

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A massive algae bloom has turned Turkey’s Tuz Gola lake blood red, ABC News reports. The popular salt lake has turned red courtesy of a large bloom of Dunaliella salinas algae. This type of algae is predominantly found in sea

Scientists Warn – Global Emergency

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Leading scientists on Thursday called on the upcoming Rio Summit to grapple with environmental ills that they said pointed to “a humanitarian emergency on a global scale.” In a “State of the Planet” declaration issued after a four-day conference, the