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Whales under threat as climate change impacts migration
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Whales under threat as climate change impacts migration

Santiago Piedra Silva with Latin America correspondents | AFP - December 2, 2015

PUERTO LÓPEZ, Ecuador -- The sight of thousands of whales surfacing, jumping and playing off the coast of South America as they migrate toward their breeding grounds is one…

Google opens online window on toll of climate change
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Google opens online window on toll of climate change

Glenn Chapman | AFP - December 1, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, California -- As world leaders gathered in Paris on Monday in the hope to stopping catastrophic climate change, Google Maps provided online views of remote locations…

How to stop cow burps from warming the Earth
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How to stop cow burps from warming the Earth

Emmanuelle Michel | AFP - November 3, 2015

COURCITÉ, France -- At her farm nestled in the green hills of northwestern France, Marie-Francoise Brizard is helping to curb a planet-wide menace: farting and belching cows implicated in…

Costa Rica climate avenger takes questions on Reddit
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Costa Rica climate avenger takes questions on Reddit

The Tico Times - October 28, 2015

The woman charged with corralling the world’s leaders to come up with a clear plan for saving the planet took to the popular social network Reddit on…

First nine months of 2015 shatter heat records worldwide
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First nine months of 2015 shatter heat records worldwide

Kerry Sheridan | AFP - October 21, 2015

MIAMI -- The first nine months of this year were the hottest on record worldwide, U.S. government scientists said Wednesday, in another sign of the impact of dangerous…

Creating coral that can survive climate change
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Creating coral that can survive climate change

Dennis Hollier | The Washington Post - October 20, 2015

Keyhole Reef is one of dozens of small reefs rising abruptly from the depths of Kaneohe Bay, one of Hawaii's most scenic places. The water around it…

Climate talks teeter as developing nations cry foul
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Climate talks teeter as developing nations cry foul

Mariette Le Roux and Marlowe Hood | AFP - October 19, 2015

BONN, Germany -- Developing nations accused rich ones at crunch climate talks Monday of sidelining their interests, even as France's president and the White House stepped up efforts to…

Can a Canadian firm pull carbon from air to make fuel?
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Can a Canadian firm pull carbon from air to make fuel?

Deborah Jones | AFP - October 10, 2015

SQUAMISH, Canada -- A company with global plans to pull carbon from thin air to make fuel, while tackling climate change, opened a pilot plant Friday in this…

51 countries just released their climate plans – and they’re still not strong enough
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51 countries just released their climate plans – and they’re still not strong enough

Steven Mufson | The Washington Post - October 3, 2015

When it comes to slowing climate change, it takes more than a village. On Wednesday and Thursday, 51 countries filed their climate action plans with the United…

Low rainfall conditions prompt water rationing until mid-2016
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Low rainfall conditions prompt water rationing until mid-2016

L. Arias - September 29, 2015

At least half a million residents of Costa Rica’s Greater Metropolitan Area will suffer water shortages and rationing until next year due to low rainfall levels recorded…