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International Community Urges Japan to End Antarctic Whaling
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The international community has denounced Japan’s Antarctic whaling program for not complying with the IWC rulings and called on Tokyo to halt the hunting. Japan allegedly seeks to study whale behavior and biology, and set forth a plan last month to kil ...[Read more]
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Heart-Wrenching Video Shows Starving Polar Bear on Iceless Land
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When photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy arrived on Baffin Island in late summer, they came across a heartbreaking sight: a starving polar bear on its deathbed ...[Read more]
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World’s Largest Investment Fund to Exit Oil Stocks
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Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund, the largest investment portfolio on the planet by a wide margin, is set to divest any and all interests in the extraction, processing and sale of fossil fuels, an announcement that has stunned financial markets around the g ...[Read more]
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The FBI’s Hunt for Two Missing Piglets Reveals the Federal Cover-Up of Barbaric Factory Farms
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FBI AGENTS ARE devoting substantial resources to a multistate hunt for two baby piglets that the bureau believes are named Lucy and Ethel. The two piglets were removed over the summer from the Circle Four Farm in Utah by animal rights activists who had en ...[Read more]
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Leuser ecosystem: one of most biodiverse places on Earth under threat in pictures
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The Leuser ecosystem spans 2.6m hectares into the Indonesian provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra. It’s the only place in the world where tigers, orangutans, rhinos and elephants coexist in the wild. But it’s under threat from agricultural indust ...[Read more]
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Monsanto leaks suggest it tried to kill cancer research about notorious weed killer
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Controversial agricultural giant Monsanto attempted to kill research on Roundup weed killer, which is suspected of causing cancer, leaked documents show. The company also reportedly influenced EPA officials to conceal information about the cancer risks. ...[Read more]
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Oil Leak in Alaska’s Beluga Whales Habitat Could Threaten Species on the Brink
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An underwater crude oil pipeline in Alaska sprung a leak on Monday, in the middle of a habitat for the critically endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale population. The company that owns the pipeline, Hilcorp Energy, claims that fewer than 10 gallons of oil e ...[Read more]
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Spillway at tallest US dam in California about to collapse, tens of thousands evacuate
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Tens of thousands of people have been fleeing California towns downstream from the Oroville Dam after fears of an imminent collapse of its spillway prompted an evacuation order. Authorities are seeking to stem the breach with the help of helicopters. “I ...[Read more]
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The Sun King: China Becomes World’s Largest Solar Energy Producer
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China has become the world’s largest producer of solar energy, according to a new report from the country’s energy administration. The most populous nation on Earth nearly doubled their capacity for solar power in 2016, but they still have a very low ...[Read more]
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Fukushima Reactor #2 pressure vessel breached, rising to unimaginable levels of radiation
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Radiation levels inside a damaged reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station are at their highest since the plant suffered a triple meltdown almost six years ago. The facility’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), said atmospheric readin ...[Read more]
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Green movement greatest threat to freedom, says Trump adviser
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The environmental movement is “the greatest threat to freedom and prosperity in the modern world”, according to an adviser to the US president Donald Trump’s administration. ...[Read more]
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