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Global Biodiversity Is Collapsing, Warn Scientists

Stumps on the valley caused by deforestation and slash and burn type of agriculture, Madagascar

Of the estimated eight million species on earth, around a million face extinction, according to biodiversity specialists from around the …

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First Ever Global Scientific Eating Plan Forgets The World’s Poor

A local fish market at Koshi Barrage in eastern Nepal. Most of the fish in the market are from Koshi River [image by: Nabin Baral]

A team of 37 world-leading scientists from 16 countries have just released the world’s first ever scientific eating plan. The …

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Coping With Storm Surges In The Sundarbans

Villagers in the Sundarbans are being displaced by coastal erosion, high soil salinity and increasingly violent cyclones [image by: Soumya Sarkar]

Villages located near rivers, creeks and low-lying areas of the Sundarbans – the world’s largest mangrove forest that straddles Bangladesh …

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Arctic Communities Push For Greater Say On Development

Tromsø, Norway, where mayors gathered this week to discuss cooperation on climate change and development in the Arctic (Photo: Jean-Marie Muggianu)

One event in Tromsø, Norway, marked the range of political action – as well as the scope of challenge – …

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Climate Change Is Turning China Into Wine Country

Chinese farmers pick grapes in a vineyard in Changli county, Hebei province [image by: Lou Linwei / Alamy Stock Photo]

Mention climate change and some will think of Pacific island states disappearing under glacial meltwater. Or global apocalypse like that …

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Weak Workplan Wounds Paris Agreement

Developed countries, historically responsible for the majority of emissions, have only promised that the “probability” of climate finance will be available, disappointing many [image by: Joydeep Gupta]

A Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) was just about saved as the UN climate summit concluded a day behind schedule …

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Consensus Eludes Climate Talks Over Finance And Transparency

While the city of Katowice glittered for its visitors the climate negotiations have been dark indeed [image copyright: cop24.gov.pl]

The Paris Agreement will not come into effect on schedule in 2020 if negotiators continue bickering the way they have …

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South And Southeast Asia Most At Risk By Climate Change

A risk index released at the annual climate summit in the Polish city of Katowice shows that countries in South …

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Governments Leading World To Disastrous Warming: UN

Countries are not switching away from coal fast enough to be effective [image by: Andrew / Flickr]

Governments will not be able to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement, and with business as usual, we are heading for …

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India Seeking Ways To Limit Climate Change After IPCC Report

Among the painful changes India may have to make is to shut coal plants before the end of their economic lives [image by:

The Indian government has accepted the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and has asked a …

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