OPINION: As climate threats grow, what can cities do to cope?
From heat-reflecting roofs to waterways that fight flooding, climate-smart ideas bring lots of side benefits
Argentina urges people to 'save water' with Parana river at 77-year low
The Parana River is the transportation route for 80% of country's farm exports and a source of drinking water, irrigation and energy
China's port city Qingdao suffers worst algae infestation
CHINA-ENVIRONMENT/MARINE (PIX, TV):China's port city Qingdao suffers worst algae infestation
As temperatures rise, 'aliens' threaten Nepal's oldest national park
Dealing with invasive plants and more extreme rainfall problems linked to climate change now costs Chitwan National Park 40% of its budget each year, managers say
Mexico City cleans up Aztec-era 'floating gardens'
MEXICO-ENVIRONMENT/LAKE (TV):Mexico City cleans up Aztec-era 'floating gardens'
Youth killed in Iran water crisis protests
IRAN-WATER/PROTESTS:Youth killed in Iran water crisis protests
Dutch remain on high alert for flooding of swollen rivers
Flooding in neighbouring Germany this week has killed at least 133 people, while at least 20 have died in Belgium
Moon 'wobble,' climate change seen as driving coastal flooding in 2030s
The expected flooding will result from the combination of the continuing sea level rise associated with climate change
FACTBOX-German pig sector as African Swine Fever confirmed
GERMANY-SWINEFEVER/FACTS (FACTBOX, PIX):FACTBOX-German pig sector as African Swine Fever confirmed
Record U.S. corn crop hinges on southern, eastern growers amid western drought
The world is depending on a massive U.S. harvest to make up for shortfalls in Brazil, where the crop was hit by drought and an ill-timed frost