The British government warned it is “sleepwalking into a nightmare” as new figures show murder, robbery and stabbings increasing sharply in England and Wales.
Robbery, murder rise in UK
Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released by the advocacy group Fortify Rights based on testimony from 254 survivors, officials and workers over a 21-month period.
Rights group:  Myanmar’s military planned Rohingya genocide
Uganda’s president has banned motorcycle drivers from wearing hoodies in an attempt to tackle rising crime rates in the country.
Motorcyclists banned from wearing hoodies as Uganda gets tough on crime
Brazil’s “invisible children”, the thousands of babies born with neurodevelopmental disorders, have been brought out of the shadows by the Zika virus epidemic and their families may get help for the first time.
Zika epidemic sheds light on Brazil's 'invisible children'
Major polluters have had a massively disproportionate financial influence on US politics in recent years, according to a new analysis of climate lobbying.
US major polluters spend 10 times as much on climate lobbying as green groups
Deep water reefs are unlikely to be safe harbors for many fish and coral species from shallow reefs threatened by climate change and human activity. Shallow water creatures may have trouble adapting to conditions in the deep, scientists report in the July 20 Science. Plus, deep reefs are facing the same threats that are putting shallower ones at risk.
Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats
The role of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the transition to a clean, low-carbon energy system is increasingly recognized worldwide. Yet, their mass roll-out is still years away. This is not surprising because high costs, efficiency issues and the limited number of hydrogen refueling stations (HRSs) affect the business case for their production and use on a large scale.
Will hydrogen-powered cars become mainstream in Europe?
Scientists have identified 22 key research questions surrounding the risks associated with chemicals in the environment in Europe.
Scientists identify most pressing issues posed by chemicals in the environment
Exercise can reduce risk of heart attacks, even in areas with moderate to high levels of air pollution, says a new study.
Exercise can cut heart attack risk even in high air pollution areas
Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.
UN: Global fight against AIDS at 'precarious point'

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