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Protecting Nature Through “Radical Collaboration”

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Mar
2

For too long, the conservation movement has viewed development as something that must be stopped in order to protect nature. Conversely, businesses and governments have traditionally given too little thought to the value of nature.

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Alliance between the Arctic and Tropics

Inuit leaders seek common front against climate warming.

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Testing the Limits of Where Humans Can Live

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Feb
22

Understanding what made residents stay and how they survived could inform how we adapt to modern vulnerabilities, including climate change.The findings also have implications for how we rebound from contemporary catastrophes, such as the Indonesian tsunami in 2004, hurricanes Katrina and Rita and last year’s earthquake in Haiti.

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50 million environmental refugees by 2020, experts say

These are people who can no longer gain a secure livelihood in their homelands because of drought, soil erosion, desertification, deforestation and other environmental problems, together with the associated problems of population pressures and profound poverty.

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If Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stopped Now, Earth Would Still Likely Get Warmer

A new research, from the University of Washington, shows that even if all emissions were stopped now, temperatures would remain higher than pre-Industrial Revolution levels because the greenhouse gases already emitted are likely to persist in the atmosphere for thousands of years.

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North Australia set to face more weather extremes, corals show

Like pages in a book, near shore corals can help scientists go back in time by revealing years that were unusually wet or dry, and are providing another piece of evidence that maybe suggests that we are seeing some consequences already of global warming.

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UK’s Prince Charles blasts climate-change skeptics

Many doubters have dismissed scientific evidence supporting warming of the earth due to human activity, arguing that the large majority of scientists are wrong, or the consequences of warming overstated.

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