Parts of Portugal, beset by its deadliest summer of wildfires in living memory, were declared in a state of public calamity on Thursday as the government put emergency services on alert for further

LISBON (Reuters) - More than 3,000 firemen struggled to put out forest fires across Portugal on Sunday, after the country requested assistance from Europe to fight blazes that threaten to spread wi

Man-made climate change contributed to scorching heat across Western Europe this month, when Portugal suffered deadly forest fires and many nations sweltered under record-breaking temperatures, sci

A tiny subterranean spider (scientifically called Turinyphia cavernicola) — found only in three caves on a single island in the Azores, a mid-North Atlantic archipelago owned by Portugal — has been

Deadly wildfires raging for two weeks in Portugal have destroyed a wooded area the size of 100,000 soccer fields, and the small Iberian nation alone accounts for half of all forests burned in the E

Secretary of State for Energy says he will not approve any extension of renewable subsidy programmes after 2017

This report discusses cities’ resilience from economic, social, environmental and institutional perspectives.

Portuguese authorities confirmed Wednesday five cases of the Zika virus have been diagnosed, according to the National Health Institute Doctor Ricardo Jorge (INSA).

Urban populations are highly vulnerable to the adverse effects of heat, with heat-related mortality showing intra-urban variations that are likely due to differences in urban characteristics and socioeconomic status. The objective was to investigate the influence of urban green and urban blue, i.e., urban vegetation and water bodies, on heat-related excess mortality in the elderly above 65 years in Lisbon, Portugal between 1998 and 2008.

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Hundreds of millions of acres of forest could be lost in the next two decades in less than a dozen global hotspots for deforestation, conservationists have warned.

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