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Seal the Deal! – Sign the UN worldwide petition on climate change

Seal the Deal! – Sign the UN worldwide petition on climate change

SOI is pleased to support the Seal the Deal Campaign - the United Nations worldwide campaign on climate change - in advance of COP15 (the UN Framework...

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UN chief warns of climate-related disaster

UN chief warns of climate-related disaster

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the opening of the World Climate Conference in Geneva on Thursday. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone/Associated...

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June 2010 IPY Teachers conference: Indicate interest by Sept. 9

June 2010 IPY Teachers conference: Indicate interest by Sept. 9

IPY Teachers conference in Oslo – June 2010 In connection with the IPY Oslo Science Conference (IPY OSC) there will be an exciting concurrent event for...

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Melt ponds may explain rapid melting of sea ice

Melt ponds may explain rapid melting of sea ice

Figure 1: Arctic sea ice extent as shown by observations (thick red line) and by 13 of the models used by the IPCC (bold black line shows the mean of all the...

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Order of Canada Mentorship Program: Apply by Sept. 17

Order of Canada Mentorship Program: Apply by Sept. 17

Order of Canada Mentorship Program: Apply by Sept. 17, 2009 Are you a young Canadian adult with a deep commitment to your community? Are you looking for a...

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Arctic climate change at ‘tipping point’

Arctic climate change at ‘tipping point’

Arctic climate change at 'tipping point' New report says Arctic climate change is happening faster than anyone anticipated and may soon be forcing more...

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Arctic climate change at 'tipping point'

Arctic climate change at 'tipping point'

Arctic climate change at 'tipping point' New report says Arctic climate change is happening faster than anyone anticipated and may soon be forcing more...

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Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

In this August 10, 2009 photo, one of many mounds called a 'pingo' by the Inuvialuit in the Mackenzie River Delta Northwest Territories, Canada. (AP...

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UN Secretary-General to see the impact of climate change on Arctic

UN Secretary-General to see the impact of climate change on Arctic

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon UN chief to see first-hand effect of climate change on Arctic UNITED NATIONS (August 28, 2009) -- UN Secretary-General Ban...

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In hot water: World’s ocean temps warmest recorded

In hot water: World’s ocean temps warmest recorded

In hot water: World's ocean temps warmest recorded by Seth Borenstein AP (August 20, 2009) WASHINGTON — The world's oceans this summer are the warmest on...

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