Environment

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A Turkish lake which NASA says resembles what Mars could have looked like billions of years ago has gained international fame, but campaigners say the new attention could spell disaster.
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US climate envoy John Kerry will travel to the UAE, India and Bangladesh ahead of next month's climate summit hosted by Washington.
israel oil spill getty
Israel accused Iran of "environmental terrorism" after a devastating oil spill off its Mediterranean coast.
Mediterranean oil spill - GETTY
Fish and other marine life have been barred from sale for consumption until further notice.
iran
Iran's new Covid-19 vaccine is still in the human trials stage, but preliminary results offer hope.
saudi aramco
A new report finds the state-owned oil giant has omitted emissions data in disclosures to investors, making its carbon footprint worse than previously thought.
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Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.
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French President Emmanuel Macron praised new US President Joe Biden's decision to return to the Paris climate accord.
tehran pollution
This year's contamination of air has been worse than previous, putting further strain on the country’s health infrastructure which has already been burdened by Covid-19.
iran
Khamenei has decided to ban Iran from using the coronavirus vaccines developed by the United States and Britain.