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Antarctic Thaw Now Unstoppable

The continued melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet is progressing faster than expected, and the resulting rise in sea levels will have a global impact.The stark new findings point to a potential sea-level rise of up to 10 feet ...
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Freak weather

Weather Becoming Freakish: Proof of climate change?

Even in a world where extreme weather is becoming more common, said Sarah Lyall in The New York Times, the past week has been truly bizarre. In China, now suffering through its coldest, harshest winter in memory, the roofs of ...
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Large Trees – First To Go In Drought

In forests worldwide, drought consistently has had a more detrimental impact on the growth and survival of larger trees, new research shows. In addition, while the death of small trees may affect the dominance of trees in a landscape, the ...
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Will Ghana’s Local Crops Die Out?

Ghana is being pressured to sell out it's global agribusiness. The U.S. and the global seed industry are trying to strong-arm Ghana into adopting the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, known as UPOV. The treaty ...
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Antarctica expedition plane

Expedition Plane Remains of 1929 Found In Antarctica

A team of expeditioners from Australia has found the remains of the first airplane ever taken to the Antarctic. The find was made at Camp Denison, which is where the remains of the 1912 expedition plane was found. The expedition ...
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Massive solar eruption to hit Earth before New Year’s Eve

Scientists say a massive solar eruption is about to hit Earth just before New Year's Eve. They say it is expected to cause power fluctuations, radio blackouts and even affect GPS reception. There is a small chance it could make ...
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Humans’ indelible mark on new era

Geologists are convinced that humans have left a mark upon the planet that will detectable millions of years from now. Long after human civilization has perished, there could be a stratum of fossilized rock and a geological time zone that ...
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Pakistan turns to coal to keep factories running

Till now, Pakistan has not used the bulk of its coal reserves – some of the largest in the world – for power generation. Not any more. Within the last month the government in Islamabad has signed a number of ...
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Researchers Flock To The Arctic

As the polar ice caps retreat due to global warming, researchers are flocking to the Arctic to catalog the region's unique biodiversity and discover any hidden secrets before they are gone. Video provided by AFP. Source:AFP / Powered by NewsLook.com ...
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