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We must accelerate transitions for sustainability and climate change, experts say

We must move faster towards a low-carbon world if we are to limit global warming to 2 degrees C this century, experts have warned.

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Scientists and farmers work together to wipe out African lovegrass

New research and collaboration could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide. What they...

Diamonds show Earth still capable of ‘superhot’ surprises

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