Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows Degradation of the worlds natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planets ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental examine ever undertaken by […]

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‘Coral bleaching is getting worse … but the biggest problem is pollution’

Conservationists are battling to save the 700 -mile Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in the Caribbean suffering the effects of mass tourism and global warming The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the largest hurdle reef in the western hemisphere- an underwater wilderness stretching over 700 miles along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. One of the […]

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The World’s Surroundings Are Being Destroyed Faster Than They Can Retrieve

The latest report from the United Nation details the state of the environment and what we are doing to it, and its not looking good. Theyfound that the damage we are doing is occurring at a much more rapid pace than previously known, to such an extent that we are degrading the environment quicker than […]

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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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The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare

Australias natural wonder is in mortal threat. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the remainder. Use exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been devastated and what can be […]

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The Ghanaian villages destroyed by climate change- in images

The increasing pace of coastal and riverine eroding has swept away homes and livelihoods on the Ghana coast. Photographer Nyani Quarmyne visited the small fishing village of Totope, which was once three miles from the sea. It has now virtually disappeared Read more: www.theguardian.com

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Haitians are noticing climate change impacts on extreme weather and agriculture | John Abraham

John Abraham: Zacharie Bien-Aime documents his observations of a changing Haitian climate. A former student of mine, Luke Hacker formed an organization called Simply Love, which works in Haiti to support educational and agricultural growth in the country. Through this group, I was introduced to an agricultural expert who relayed this personal tale about environmental […]

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Packing up because of climate change

Miami Beach, Florida( CNN) Dan Kipnis — a retired angling captain on Miami Beach — has a home office so cluttered with ocean creatures that it feels like a drained aquarium. There’s a dead salmon stuck to the wall, a marlin above the bookshelf. A taxidermic at-bat ray dangles from a string.

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Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

State of the Environment report says heritage and economic activity are being affected and the disadvantaged is likely to be worst hit An independent review of the state of Australias environment has detected the impacts of climate change are increasing and some of the changes could be irreversible. The latest Country of the Environment report, […]

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Barack Obama bans oil and gas drilling in most of Arctic and Atlantic oceans

Obama utilizes statute that allows chairwomen to block sale of new offshore drilling and mining their entitlements and makes it difficult for their successors to reverse decision Barack Obama has permanently banned new oil and gas drilling in most US-owned water in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, a last-ditch effort to lock in environmental protections […]

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