The country set to cash in on climate change

Record temperatures threaten traditional ways of life in Greenland but as the sea ice retreats, new mining, fishing and tourism investments possibilities are helping communities to adapt Asked if he is fearful about the impact of climate change, Tnnes Kaka Berthelsens response is typical of many Greenlanders. We are more concerned about the Maldives, he […]

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‘Hungry bear’ crisis leaves two people dead in Russia’s far east

Overfishing and fewer food sources constructing bears more aggressive, say officials, who have killed 83 on Sakhalin Island this year Two people have been killed by bears in Russia’s far east as increasingly large numbers of the animals are approaching humans because of the lack of food sources. Authorities on Sakhalin Island last week told […]

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Forget’ the environment ‘: we need new words to impart life’s wonders | George Monbiot

We need better ways of talking about nature and our relationships with it, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot If Moses had promised the Israelites a land flowing with mammary secretions and insect vomiting, would they have followed him into Canaan? Though this means milk and honey, I doubt it would have inspired them. So why […]

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Bluefin tuna sells for PS500, 000 at Japan auction amid overfishing concerns

Huge fish sells for 74 m yen as conservationists call for moratorium to assist stabilise plunging Pacific stocks A bluefin tuna has fetched 74.2 m yen( 517,000) at the first auction of the year at Tsukiji market in Tokyo, amid warns that decades of overfishing by Japan and other countries “il take the” species to […]

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Pushing for prohibit on domestic tusk trade spurs feud at international summit

As coalition of countries, including US, push for resolution to end practise, Japan, Namibia, South Africa and Canada raise concerns at Hawaii meeting A resolution to end the domestic trading in ivory has descended into acrimony at a major conservation summit, with a handful of countries, including Japan and South Africa, objecting to the proposed […]

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Goose Forms An Adorable Friendship With The Man Who Rescued Her As A Gosling

A lifesaving act on an Oregon lake lead to an incredible connection between two very unlikely friends. Mike Javanjee was out on his barge with some friends one day when they noticed a tiny newborn gosling drowning in Lake Oswego. After fishing the baby bird out of the water, Javanjee figured he would take her […]

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Penguins starving to death is a sign that something’s very wrong in the Antarctic | John Sauven

Overfishing, petroleum drilling, pollution and climate change are imperilling the ecosystem. But ocean sanctuaries could help protect what belongs to us all, says Greenpeace director John Sauven The awful news that all but two penguin chicks have starved to death out of a colony of nearly 40,000 birds is a grim illustration of the enormous […]

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Sammy the Seal- the Wicklow resident whose ‘fishing trips’ keep going viral

Sammy the Seal maintains appearing in the worlds media as unsuspecting visitors stumble upon Wicklows star attraction visiting the fish shop Why did the seal cross the road? To get to the fish shop on the other side. That’s the regular scene in Wicklow in Ireland, where Sammy the Seal gets fed three times a […]

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The primal thrill of sharks: the emotional occurrence for rewilding the sea

I was delighted to see giant basking sharks on a recent trip-up to Scotland, but such moments of wonder are rare. Creating fishing reserves would allow our oceans to recover and preserve this incredible feeling I believe we possess a ghost psyche: a set of capacities that helped procure our survival in more dangerous hours, […]

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