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Climate Change Imperils Tiny Animal In The Worlds Most Extreme Continent

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Every Antarctic summer between December and January, a group of biologists heads out into the vast wilderness. They do not look for the giant whales or the emperor penguins that are typically associated with the region. They show no interest in the i ...

Beyond Polar Bears: Arctic Animals Share In Vulnerable Climate Future

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In a changing Arctic, perhaps no story of a species in peril is more compelling than the plight of the polar bear. This forlorn, yet charismatic, Arctic refugee has been spending more time ashore in recent years as its sea ice habitat shrinks, forcin ...

Why What We Eat Is Crucial To The Climate Change Question

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INDONESIA - Our food from what we eat to how it is grown accounts for more carbon emissions than transport and yet staple crops will be hit hard by global warming. ...

Thai Tourists Pose As Mermaids With Fragile Corals. We shouldnt Be Amused

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THAILAND - This may seem like harmless fun: tourists posing as mermaids in the sea. Except several women decided to do so at fragile coral reefs in a southern province of Thailand, near Malaysia. ...

In Eastern Indonesia, A Forest Tribe Pushes Back Against Miners And Loggers

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INDONESIA - Deep in the lush rainforests of Halmahera Island, in the far-flung eastern reaches of Indonesia, lives an indigenous tribe whose way of life is so intricately tied to the environment that it calls itself simply O?Hangana Manyawa ? the people who live ...

Stop Converting Forests Into Palm Oil Plantations In Terengganu

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MALAYSIA - Recently 4,515 hectares of a permanent forest reserve was degazetted in Terengganu, allowing for it to be turned into an oil palm plantation by a government-linked company, TDM Berhad. That means that on an area the size of more than 4,500 football f ...

Pepsi Cuts Off Indonesian Palm Oil Supplier Over Labor, Sustainability Concerns

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INDONESIA - PepsiCo has suspended its business with Indofood Agri Resources (IndoAgri), one of the largest palm oil companies in Indonesia, citing sustainability and labor rights concerns. ...

Brazil High Court Forest Code Ruling Largely Bad For Environment, Amazon: NGOs

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BRAZIL - In what many consider Brazil?s most important ruling ever about the environment, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected, by a tight vote of 6 to 5, some of the most important charges of unconstitutionality brought against the New Forest Code ? the La ...

World Wetlands Day Celebration 2018

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PAKISTAN - On the occasion of the World Wetlands Day on February 02, 2018, the Department of Environmental Economics at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and HASHOO Foundation organized a panel discussion at the Joint Combination Room (JCR). Th ...

Loss Of Coral Could Threaten Coastlines More Than Sea Level Rise

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The death of coral reefs may be the most advanced consequence of climate change, already devastating endangered species, tourism, and fishing communities. Reefs also protect coastlines from wave erosion. New research shows that vulnerable islands may ...

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