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The Arctic is in a death spiral. How much longer will it exist?

The Arctic is in a death spiral. How much longer will it exist?

At the end of July, 40% of the 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf, located on the north-western edge of Ellesmere Island, calved into the sea. Canada’s last fully intact ice shelf was no more.

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Environmentalists and dam operators, at war for years, start making peace

Environmentalists and dam operators, at war for years, start making peace

The industry that operates America’s hydroelectric dams and several environmental groups announced an unusual agreement Tuesday to work together to get more clean energy from hydropower while reducing the environmental harm from dams, in a sign that the threat of climate change is spurring both sides to rethink their decadeslong battle over a large but contentious source of renewable power.

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NASA Confirms Development of Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Wilfred, Ending Hurricane List

NASA Confirms Development of Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Wilfred, Ending Hurricane List

The list of hurricane names is officially used up with the development of the 23rd tropical cyclone of the year. Tropical Storm Wilfred just formed in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean today,.

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After Fighting Plastic in ‘Paradise Lost,’ Sisters Take On Climate Change

After Fighting Plastic in ‘Paradise Lost,’ Sisters Take On Climate Change

It was trash season on Bali, the time of year when monsoon storms wash up tons of plastic debris onto the island’s beaches. It was also the time for two teenage sisters, Melati and Isabel Wijsen, to organize their annual island cleanup.

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Synthetic clothing fibers contribute vast amounts of plastic pollution on land

Synthetic clothing fibers contribute vast amounts of plastic pollution on land

176,500 metric tons of synthetic microfibers—chiefly polyester and nylon—are released every year onto terrestrial environments across the globe, according to a new study.

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The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate State, Scientists Find

The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate State, Scientists Find

he Arctic is transitioning from a frozen region to an entirely different climate, one dominated not by ice and snow, but by warming temperatures, open water, and rain, scientists warned in a new study.

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World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

The world has failed to meet a single target to stem the destruction of wildlife and life-sustaining ecosystems in the last decade, according to a devastating new report from the UN on the state of nature.

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Five cyclones churn in Atlantic Ocean for only second time in history

Five cyclones churn in Atlantic Ocean for only second time in history

For only the second time in recorded history, five tropical cyclones are churning in the Atlantic Ocean at the same time.

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Mauritius oil spill: Japan ship operator to pay $9 million for clean-up

Mauritius oil spill: Japan ship operator to pay $9 million for clean-up

The Japanese ship operator of the tanker that leaked over 1,000 tons of oil off the coast of Mauritius in July has pledged $9 million toward clean-up efforts. The oil spill has damaged mangroves and coral reefs.

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