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Astronauts replace old batteries in 1st of 5 spacewalks

Astronauts hustled through the first of five spacewalks to replace old batteries at the International Space Station on Sunday.

Prehistoric parents may have used baby bottles made of pottery, research shows

As far back as 7,000 years ago, Stone Age farmers in Central Europe were making and using small pottery bottles or cups with spouts. Ancient baby bottles, perhaps?

UN climate report: Earth’s oceans ‘in big trouble’

Climate change is making the world’s oceans warm, rise, lose oxygen and get more acidic at an ever-faster pace, a grim international science assessment concludes.

Marine heat wave dubbed ‘Blob’ resurges in Pacific; mass deaths of sea life feared

Marine heat wave dubbed ‘Blob’ resurges in Pacific; mass deaths of sea life feared

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Climate protesters and global leaders: same planet, different worlds

On Monday, at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, comes a glimpse of how far presidents and prime ministers are willing to go.

There are 3 billion fewer birds now than in 1970

Researchers say the thinning of the flocks is happening before our eyes, but is so slow we don’t often notice.

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