In 2014 the Vrbas River in Bosnia and Herzegovina overflowed its banks after heavy rains, leaving twenty people dead. Climate change is making such extreme weather more likely. That is why the country is investing in flood protection.
Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepared.
A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature.
In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk.
More than 1,000 people in South Africa have had to leave their homes after heavy rains and flooding caused buildings to collapse and toppled electric wires. The weather service has warned that more rain is on the way.
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