Today the Flipflopi, a sailing boat made from plastic trash, is set to end a two-week trip along the African coast. The trip is meant to call attention to the dangers of single-use plastic.
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Every year, butterfly lovers in California go out in November to count monarch butterflies. The 2018 count had a very worrying result - monarch numbers had dropped by 86% since 2017.
On Friday, thousands of students across Australia skipped school to take part in huge protests. They want the government to treat climate change like an emergency and stop burning oil and coal.
In Stockholm, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg has been skipping school to sit outside Sweden's parliament building. She hopes her protests will force Sweden's government to focus on climate change.
In the US, a group of 21 young people are taking the government to court, saying that the government did not work to stop climate change, even though it knew about the problem.
California is battling some of the worst wildfires in its history. Dry weather and strong winds have created monster fires more deadly than anything the state has seen before.
New Delhi, India has the worst air pollution in the world. The last two winters have been worse than ever. This year, people in Delhi are hoping things will be better.
For around six years, protesters have been living in tree houses, trying to protect what's left of Germany's Hambach Forest. Now, as police work to remove them, more protesters are arriving.
People around the world react in different ways to the global threat of climate change. Some people work to fix the problem, some protest for more action, and some act like there's no problem at all.
25,000 swarming bees landed on a hot dog stand in New York City on Tuesday, causing a lot of excitement until the police were able to deal with the problem.