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Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

In the past decade satellites have observed a decrease in Greenland’s reflectiveness. This darker surface now absorbs more sunlight, which accelerates melting. So why is the area becoming darker?

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Dramatic Loss of Harp Seals Amid Warming: Study

Harp seal pups off the coast of eastern Canada are dying at alarming rates due to a loss of winter ice cover, according to US scientists from Duke University, who questioned if the declining population will be able to recover.

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World-first Hybrid Shark Found Off Australia

Scientists discovered the world’s first hybrid sharks off Australia’s east coast, a potential sign the predators were adapting to cope with climate change.

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Canada Pulls Out Of Kyoto Protocol

Canada pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change Monday, saying the accord won’t help solve the climate crisis. It dealt a blow to the anti-global warming treaty, which has not been formally renounced by any other country…

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Rapid Retreat Of Chile Glacier Captured In Images

Researchers in Chile recently released a series of time-lapse photos showing the dramatic retreat of a glacier in Patagonia.

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UN climate change talks: full text of the Durban platform

Negotiators agreed to start work on a new UN climate deal that would have legal force and, crucially, require both developed and developing countries to cut their carbon emissions. Ministers reached a last-minute agreement on a new text known as the Durban platform for enhanced action.

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Climate conference approves landmark deal

U.N. climate conference reached a hard-fought agreement Sunday on a far-reaching program meant to set a new course for the global fight against climate change.

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Climate Deal Up For Approval At UN Conference

Diplomats debated into the early hours of Sunday at a U.N. conference over a complex and far-reaching program meant to set a new course for the global fight against climate change for the coming decades…

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Conference In Overtime On Future Of Climate Talks

Some ministers and top climate negotiators left Durban without an agreement Saturday, with time running out and the prospect of an inconclusive end jeopardizing new momentum in the fight against global warming…

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