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Rare fossil of sea reptile found on Alaska beach

Rare fossil of sea reptile found on Alaska beach

Alaska scientists have discovered the fossil of a rare, prehistoric marine reptile that is likely the most complete remnant of the creature ever found in North America.

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Japan PM pledges Revolutionary Energy Shift

Japan PM pledges Revolutionary Energy Shift

Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Friday pledged a revolutionary shift away from atomic power and towards renewable energy in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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Unexpected Source of Sea Level Rise Found

Unexpected Source of Sea Level Rise Found

Surprising patterns of melting during the last interglacial period suggest that Greenland’s ice may be more stable, and Antarctica’s less stable, than many thought, a new study shows.

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Geographic Analysis Offers New Insight Into Coral Disease Spread

Geographic Analysis Offers New Insight Into Coral Disease Spread

In the last 30 years, more than 90 percent of the reef-building coral responsible for maintaining major marine habitats and providing a natural barrier against hurricanes in the Caribbean has disappeared because of a disease of unknown origin.

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Sea Turtle Egg Poaching Legalized in Costa Rica: The Debate

Sea Turtle Egg Poaching Legalized in Costa Rica: The Debate

An unusual project installed in 1990, to stabilize the population of Olive Ridley sea turtles in the coastal town of Ostional on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, that led the government of Costa Rica to legally permit an exemption to the 1966 nationwide ban on harvesting sea turtle eggs, remains controversial.

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The Plastic Bag Wars

The Plastic Bag Wars

The world consumes 1 million plastic shopping bags every minute, and the industry is fighting hard to keep it that way…

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Dozens of boars found dead on French beach

Dozens of boars found dead on French beach

Dozens of wild boars have turned up dead this month around a beach in Brittany, western France, officials say, as they suspect poisonous blue-green algae for the deaths.

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Cambodia: A Stop Order To Excessive Sand Dredging

Cambodia: A Stop Order To Excessive Sand Dredging

The “King of Koh Kong” has been ordered to stop his company’s massive sand dredging operation on the Tatai river amid concerns it is decimating the environment and ruining the tourist trade.

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UN climate change conference and the world security

UN climate change conference and the world security

The UN Security Council expressed concern that the possible adverse effects of climate change could aggravate certain existing threats to international peace and security and that the loss of territory in some States due to sea-level rise, particularly in small low-lying island States, could have possible security implications.

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