Australia

Floods in Australia deadly for wildlife

In February and March, Australia was hit by days of heavy rain. The catastrophic effects of these floods on many animals are immense.

Concerns about renewed coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Is there a new mass bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef? Experts sound the alarm. Sea temperatures are way too high for the current time of year.

Australia's east under water: Prime Minister declares a state of emergency

Australia is used to extreme natural events. But 16 days of rain in a row - like last time in Sydney - are also an event of the century Down Under. Many people are faced with the ruins of their existence.

Floods in Australia: national emergency declared

Climate change is hitting Australians particularly hard. After the catastrophic bush fires at the end of 2019, devastating floods are now causing destruction in numerous places along the east coast.

Historic flooding in Sydney: tens of thousands evacuated – death toll rising

It has been raining almost non-stop in Sydney for 16 days now. The rains cause flooding. Many people have to be evacuated.

20 dead in storms in Australia: renewed warning of storm, rain and tidal waves

Heavy rains and storms have caused massive flooding in Australia. The death toll from the week-long storm has risen to twenty.

Sydney flooding: Suburb evacuation orders

Streets are flooded again in Sydney. Meteorologists are now warning of storm surges - and speak of the wettest start of the year since weather records began in 1858.

Ecstasy in champagne bottles: investigations are ongoing

A man in the Upper Palatinate dies after drinking liquid ecstasy from a champagne bottle. People are also injured in the Netherlands. The investigations draw wide circles.

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Fish deaths on the Oder – "Something never experienced"

Is it the heat - or toxic chemicals that may have been dumped illegally in Wroclaw, Poland? In the Oder the fish are dying en masse. Commercial fishermen are shocked.

Rampage: Defense wants placement in psychiatry

The killing spree in Trier triggered nationwide horror. There are five dead and many injured. Now the trial of the suspected gunman is coming to an end.

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Rainwater contains permanent chemical contaminants

It's raining PFAS. Chemicals that can cause cancer are falling in the form of rain across the planet, a new study concludes.

“This is manipulation”: Parents often give false praise to their children

“Super”, “Great”, “Great”: many parents value praising their children often. But this can be detrimental to the child's development.