Meet ‘Taylor’: A nose for sniffing out koalas

Conservation detection dogs are being trained to search for injured koalas caught in the middle of Australia’s bushfires. It’s hoped that training more dogs like Taylor could help with moving wildlife to safer ground. Libby Hogan reports.

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Thousands of Australians protest over climate change policy as bushfires rage

The bushfire crisis has piled pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s conservative government to do more to combat climate change after Australia weakened its commitment to the U.N. Paris climate accord last year.

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Australians told to ‘get out’, stay close to water

As temperatures rise on Friday nearly a quarter of a million Australians have been urged to evacuate. At popular tourist destination, Kangaroo Island, wildlife have been severely wounded in the bushfires. Libby Hogan reports.

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‘No food’: China’s biggest freshwater lake dries up

In the middle of northeast of China’s Jiangxi province sits a river that used to span 1737 square miles that was brimming with fish. Now, it’s merely a third of that size, and what’s left of the river in large parts is the crackling bed. Libby Hogan reports.

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Scientists look to coral for clues on climate change

Some 20 miles north of New York City, a team of scientists is searching for clues about how the environment is changing by studying coral cores – some over 12 feet long – which they extracted from far-away reefs. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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