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“Big Three” Polluters Oppose Binding Climate Deal

“Big Three” Polluters Oppose Binding Climate Deal

The world’s three biggest polluters China, the United States and India refused to move toward a new legal commitment to curb their carbon emissions Tuesday, increasing the risk that climate talks will fail to clinch a meaningful deal and progress for the planet…

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Wetlands focus on climate talks sideline

Wetlands focus on climate talks sideline

Wetlands, critical for the health of South Africa’s coasts and river systems, already have been degraded or seriously altered by human activity, and experts fear global warming threatens them further.

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NASA Finds Merging Tsunami, Doubled Japan Destruction

NASA Finds Merging Tsunami, Doubled Japan Destruction

The discovery helps explain how tsunamis can cross ocean basins to cause massive destruction at some locations, while leaving others unscathed, and raises hope that scientists may be able to improve tsunami forecasts leading to more accurate coastal tsunami hazard maps to protect communities and critical infrastructure.

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USDA Announces $50 Million for Gulf Of Mexico’s Restoration

USDA Announces $50 Million for Gulf Of Mexico’s Restoration

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on Monday announced a vast, collaborative plan developed by a federal task force to restore the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Meanwhile, court battles are still fiercely going on between the different involved parties.

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Fishing Community Against Mining Sea For Sand, India

Fishing Community Against Mining Sea For Sand, India

Fishing community in the Kerala state, under the banner of the National Fishworkers Forum, has opposed finance minister K M Mani’s suggestion to mine sea sand for use in local construction, and sand exportation, mainly to Singapore.

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Fresh Radioactive Runoff At Japan Tsunami Stricken Plant

Fresh Radioactive Runoff At Japan Tsunami Stricken Plant

A fresh leak of radioactive water into the open ocean has been discovered at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear complex, its operator said Monday as cleanup efforts continued.

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Chinese Boat Seized Over Illegal Sand Mining In Kinmen, Taiwan

Chinese Boat Seized Over Illegal Sand Mining In Kinmen, Taiwan

Coastguards have arrested the captain of a chinese sand dredger illegally dredging sand in Kinmen waters. So far it is the fourth chinese boat arrested for attempting to steal sand from around the island.

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Fukushima Earthquake Moved Seafloor Half a Football Field

Fukushima Earthquake Moved Seafloor Half a Football Field

New analysis released in the Dec. 2 issue of the journal Science indicates that the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake that decimated Japan with a monster tsunami, altered the seafloor off the country’s eastern coast much more than scientists had thought.

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Arctic settles into new phase: warmer, greener, and less ice

Arctic settles into new phase: warmer, greener, and less ice

An international team of scientists who monitor the rapid changes in the Earth’s northern polar region say that the Arctic is entering a new state, one with warmer air and water temperatures, less summer sea ice and snow cover, and a changed ocean chemistry.

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