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Raging Amazon forest fires threaten uncontacted indigenous tribe

Archived, 5 days ago From news.mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - In April 2012, Survival International launched a global campaign to save the Awá, an uncontacted indigenous people that has been called “Earth’s most threatened tribe.” Two years later, the campaign claimed victory when the Brazilian government sent ...

Russia kicks up Arctic oil drilling as polar ice caps melt

Archived, 6 days ago From hellenicshippingnews.com 

Piraeus, GREECE - Russian oil company Gazprom Neft, the country’s fourth largest oil producer, said two weeks ago that four wells were now in production at the northern Prirazlomnoye field after two more were successfully started. The Prirazlomnoye field is an Arctic ...

Obama's offshore drilling puts whales and dolphins in peril, groups warn

Archived, 6 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Environmental groups have turned on the Obama administration over offshore oil and gas extraction, warning it puts whales and dolphins in peril and risks undermining the president’s commitment to putting the brakes on climate change.

B ...

London's biggest air quality experiment sees thousands of pollution monitoring tags given to schools

Archived, 6 days ago From standard.co.uk 

London, U K - Data from CleanSpace Tags will help create a map charting parts of the capital with the dirtiest and cleanest air.

The normally £50 tags, about the size of a smartphone phone, are manufactured by Drayson Technologies whose campaign is ...

The deforestation continues

Archived, 6 days ago From khmertimeskh.com 

Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - The high-pitched whine of chainsaws drowned out the sound of birds and bugs you usually hear during any trek through Prey Lang forest.

What was once an area full of animals scurrying under the shade of gargantuan trees is now largely p ...

Ministers urged to outlaw microbeads over damage to sealife

Archived, 6 days ago From inews.co.uk 

London, U K - Tiny plastic microbeads used in toothpaste, shampoos, exfoliating scrubs and washing powder should be banned because of fears they are harming the environment and could enter the food chain, MPs have demanded.

The minute fragments, whi ...

Climate change means end of National Parks as we know it

Archived, 6 days ago From natureworldnews.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - This generation is fortunate enough to be able to enjoy National Parks, preserved and conserved into its pristine condition by organizations whose sole purpose is to let more people enjoy the natural wonders and to keep them in its natural state for ...

'Zombie' reef once thought dead comes back to life

Archived, 7 days ago From weather.com 

Atlanta, GEORGIA - A Pacific coral reef that was declared dead in 2003 appears to be alive once again.

According to a report by the New York Times, the coral reef on the floor of a remote island lagoon halfway between Hawaii and Fiji started to become a ...

China addresses climate change in its latest five-year plan

Archived, 7 days ago From regblog.org 

Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA - The world is watching how the United States and China, the two biggest carbon emitters and economies in the world, have committed to implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change. The United States faces uncertainty over its ability to deliver o ...

Arctic will soon be free from ice, experts say

Archived, 7 days ago From natureworldnews.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Change is inevitable, but global warming and climate change are transforming the Earth's landscape in a very rapid phase, causing panic worldwide.

Experts say that the Arctic sea ice is melting quite faster than expected and it can aff ...

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Global warming is melting the Greenland ice sheet, fast

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A new study measures the loss of ice from one of world’s largest ice sheets. They find an ice loss that has accelerated in th ...

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