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Spiders eat more than people

Spiders eat more than people

Research shows that spiders around the world consume more food than the human population, and thus prevent disasters.

Poachers kill rhino, saw off horn - near Paris

Poachers kill rhino, saw off horn - near Paris

It is the first time in Europe that poachers have attacked a living animal in a zoo.

Mount Etna erupts

Mount Etna erupts

VIDEO: At 3,329 metres tall, Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe. Now it has started spewing lava.

Icelandic police warn tourists: Don't look at the aurora!

Icelandic police warn tourists: Don't look at the aurora!

Police in Iceland warn against driving under the influence of the aurora, after having stopped tourist motorists who were more concerned with the celestial phenomenon than keeping their eyes on the road.

- Like one of the 10 plagues of the Bible

- Like one of the 10 plagues of the Bible

No one knows how the worm that has destroyed massive corn crops could be stopped. Now the UN holds an emergency meeting.

Polar bears on the runway

Polar bears on the runway

At Svea Airport in Norwegian Svalbard, travellers may have to wait for the runway to be cleared of polar bears.

Cold wave in Norway: approaching minus 50

Cold wave in Norway: approaching minus 50

- Feeling the chill, but that's fine.

Warning of 100-year flood in Denmark

Warning of 100-year flood in Denmark

"Protect yourself and your property. Strong winds combined with elevated water levels will cause major coastal flooding and significant damage to buildings and coastal protection," states the warning from DMI.

Scientists warn: Super volcano has reached critical phase

Scientists warn: Super volcano has reached critical phase

Campi Flegrei is one of world's most dangerous super volcanoes, and now scientists warn that it has reached critical phase and could erupt, which would mean apocalyptic consequences.

Scandinavia prepares for the storm Urd

Scandinavia prepares for the storm Urd

The storm that hits southern Norway and northern Denmark on Monday will be so powerful that meteorologists now go out with an extreme weather alert.

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