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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:29:14 GMTA coal mound in Kentucky. A blog post by a former federal climate scientist fed disagreement over the existence of climate change.A retired scientist became a hero to some climate-change deniers after he criticized his former boss at NOAA over data handling.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:00:58 GMTA school of fusiliers swimming over seagrass in the Indian Ocean.An ecological cornerstone is vanishing rapidly from the oceans, and scientists fear the consequences for climate change, fisheries and disease.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:55:25 GMTPollution haze over southeast London in January. The city was put on a “very high” pollution alert for the first time, as cold and stationary weather failed to clear the toxic air caused by diesel road traffic and high use of open fires, which contribute to about 10 percent of pollutants in winter months.Britain’s efforts to aid the environment have inadvertently led to a spike in an even more insidious form of air pollution than the deadly smog of 1952.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:44:22 GMTA small lake has formed at the bottom of one of the Kampot karsts in Phnom Kampong Trach, a mountain in Cambodia.The species native to Cambodia’s limestone karsts exist nowhere else. Now these unique environments are being pulverized for cement.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 22:17:19 GMTTrump cabinet nominees offer a more nuanced view of climate change: The Earth is warming, but the impact of human activities remains uncertain.
Sat, 28 Jan 2017 10:00:28 GMTDoug Palen, a fourth-generation grain farmer in Glen Elder, Kan., uses a no-till farming method that prevents erosion and keeps carbon in the soil.Even as conversations about the subject remain contentious, the environment is becoming a concern no one there can ignore.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:45:48 GMTA fire smolders on land cleared for soy farming in Propiedad Valle Verde, near Santa Cruz, Bolivia.A decade after the “Save the Rainforest” movement captured the world’s imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:29:42 GMTA forest in Oregon, part of which has been clear-cut. Researchers say the average distance to the nearest forest from any point in the continental United States widened in the 1990s.Researchers develop a new metric on deforestation, hoping the information will guide conservation and educate the public.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:00:01 GMTAt the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, coral has suffered from bleaching.Resorts in places like the Maldives, Bali and Malaysia are working to rebuild damaged coral reefs, and guests can help.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:30:29 GMTA local on his boat in Xochimilco at dawn.Experts say that the exploitation of wetlands in southern Mexico City could lead to the destruction of the area’s bucolic canals within a few years.