The illegal trade in wildlife is on the increase all across South America, the most biodiverse continent on the planet with 40 percent of its plant and animal species.

Russian scientists studying the environmental consequences of permafrost thawing beneath the Arctic Ocean came found their worst fears in the most powerful methane gas fountain ever recorded.

The United Nations' top Human Rights official Michelle Bachelet is urging the Scott Morrison government to reform both the criminal and refugee detention systems.

The e-commerce marketplace marketing specialist agency Podean is opening its first Australian office, but in a way it's a homecoming for the agency that focuses purely on international e-commerce giant Amazon.

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The White House announced a major shift in US policy in Syria, pulling troops out of the war-ravaged country's north and allowing Turkish forces to move across the border. 

Thousands of French conservative and far-right-wingers marched against proposed against a new law that expands Women's Reproductive Rights to include lesbian couples and single women who wish to conceive children with medical help.

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The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) hit Commonwealth Bank of Australia with 87 charges over the scandal involving its former insurance company CommInsure.

Northern Ireland's strict rules restricting abortions are a breach of the UK's human rights commitments, according to a key ruling from the High Court in Belfast.

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The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils says the government's Religious Discrimination Bill must urgently address the problem of "increased intolerance towards Muslims".

Donald Trump's bizarre and cruel vision of the US southern border with Mexico included a moat filled with alligators and snakes to deter migrants from trying to cross.

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Health officials in Western Australia say there are now eight confirmed cases of Measles in the southern suburbs of Perth around Rockingham, and it's linked to a larger outbreak causing even more trouble.

The worst drought to strike Chile in more than half a century is devastating the South American country's agricultural sector and creating a new, existential threat to water supplies to cities.

Several Alpine houses in northwestern Italy have been evacuated out of fear they will be in the path of falling ice from a glacier that officials believe is close to collapsing.

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An iceberg the size of Sydney has broken off of the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica, but freighters sailing about the Southern Hemisphere don't need to worry just yet.