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UN conference gearing up for make-or-break finale

UN conference gearing up for make-or-break finale

(Photo: Scanpix/EPA) UN conference gearing up for make-or-break finale World leaders “face a defining moment in history”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...

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Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans from the community of Barrow rely on bowhead whales for food and a variety of other uses. (Credit: Luciana Whitaker-Akins, Associated...

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Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans & conservationists challenge Beaufort Sea drilling

Native Alaskans from the community of Barrow rely on bowhead whales for food and a variety of other uses. (Credit: Luciana Whitaker-Akins, Associated...

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Canadian species among most threatened by climate change

Canadian species among most threatened by climate change

The beluga whale is among the 10 new "hit list" species identified Monday as the likeliest victims of climate change by the IUCN, a leading global nature...

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Poll: Action on climate will boost US economy

Poll: Action on climate will boost US economy

Poll: Action on climate will boost US economy More Americans believe steps taken to reduce global warming pollution will help the US economy than say such...

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Bright Green Expo shows cutting-edge climate solutions

Bright Green Expo shows cutting-edge climate solutions

Bright Green Expo shows cutting-edge climate solutions World-leading companies showed solutions for a greener future at ‘Bright Green Expo’, hosted by The...

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Gore at COP15: Polar ice may vanish in 5-7 years

Gore at COP15: Polar ice may vanish in 5-7 years

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore gestures as he joins cabinet ministers from Nordic countries for discussion on Greenland's ice sheet at the UN Climate...

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Koalas, penguins at risk of extinction: study

Koalas, penguins at risk of extinction: study

Ice melt shows through at a cliff face at Landsend on the coast of Cape Denison in Antarctica December 14, 2009. (REUTERS/Pauline Askin) Koalas, penguins at...

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INVITATION: Mass Dialogues 2009 – LIVE from the Copenhagen

INVITATION: Mass Dialogues 2009 – LIVE from the Copenhagen

INVITATION: Mass Dialogues 2009 - LIVE from the Copenhagen 2degreesC is delivering a web-based global youth outreach initiative LIVE from the Copenhagen...

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Tufts: “The Arctic…”

Tufts: “The Arctic…”

The following blog about the Arctic was written by Ashley Tufts, SOI Alumnus (Antarctica '04/Arctic '05) from Iqaluit, Nunavut, and Member of the Canadian...

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