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Weeks of storms and floods have taken a toll on thousands of homes across the UK, and some tourism-industry workers are increasingly concerned that their livelihood will be impacted as well. (Feb. 18) Video provided by AP


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New Mexico, Wash. Fires Burn Thousands of Acres

New Mexico, Wash. Fires Burn Thousands of Acres

AP (June 18, 2014) — A massive wildfire is threatening Navajo Nation homes and livestock in New Mexico. A separate fire in Washington State threatened homes before changing direction. (June 18) Video provided by AP
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RAW VIDEO: Pacific Islands Forum Kicks Off in the Marshall Islands

RAW VIDEO: Pacific Islands Forum Kicks Off in the Marshall Islands

AFP (Sep. 3, 2013) — The Pacific Islands Forum kicks off in the Marshall Islands with a colourful ceremony. Some of the world's smallest nations will use the summit to push the globe's biggest polluters to finally act on climate change, an issue that threatens their very existence. Host nation the Marshall Islands wants the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) to kickstart stalled international efforts to tackle global warming and rising seas.
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In Borneo Jungle, Natives Stand Up Against Malaysian Dams

In Borneo Jungle, Natives Stand Up Against Malaysian Dams

AFP (Nov. 26, 2013) — Indigenous people in Borneo rise up against the construction of a mega dam which threatens to flood 200 square kilometres of precious rainforest and hundreds of villages.
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Yangtze River

Yangtze River

National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) — China’s Yangtze River is home to some of the world’s most spectacular whitewater, but plans to dam the river for hydropower threatens to alter the river’s natural landscape. National Geographic Young Explorer Trip Jennings and a group of international scientists, conservationists and river enthusiasts raft 120 miles of the Yangtze’s Great Bend for what may be the last time. The team hopes the seven day journey will bring national attention to this threatened wonder before the flow of development slows the rushing waters.
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