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Canada’s Tiny Arctic Port Faces Uncertain Future - November 12, 2011

Every summer for three months, the Hudson Bay ice breaks up and ships load Canadian Prairie grainfor export, putting more than 100 people to work in the tinynorthern Manitoba town of Churchill.

Thai Waste Collectors Try to Keep Up With Flood Wastes - November 12, 2011

Bangkok authorities estimate the city normally produces 8,000 tons of waste daily, and trucks the garbage to one of three landfills, two of those sites are now underwater.

Thai Health Authorities are Prepared for Disease Outbreaks - November 12, 2011

Thai health authorities are alert for disease outbreaks.

Fukushima Survivor’s Story - November 12, 2011

For a tsunami survivor the water, you would think, might be terrifying. But Chihiro Kanno launches herself into the swimming pool with a determined dive.

Media Welcomed In Fukushima Nuclear Plant - November 12, 2011

Reporters have been allowed inside the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan for the first time since it was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami in March.

‘Life-Threatening Epic’ Blizzard Hits Alaska - November 10, 2011

A massive blizzard with hurricane-force winds slammed into the west coast of Alaska on Wednesday.

Extreme weather events reported in skies over Australia - November 10, 2011

Victoria’s State Emergency Service has responded to more than 1000 calls for help overnight after one of the wildest storms to lash the state this year.

Kenya Welcomes GM Crops Due to Prolonged Drought - November 10, 2011

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

Climate Shift Could Leave Some Marine Species Homeless - November 8, 2011

Rising temperatures will force many species of animals and plants to move to other regions and could leave some marine species with nowhere to go, according to new research just published in the journal Science.

Record Jump in CO2 Brings New Urgency to Global Talks - November 8, 2011

Annual global emissions of carbon dioxide — a primary greenhouse gas that causes global warming — jumped by 6 percent in 2010, the largest amount on record, according to a report this month issued by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Tipping Points: From Financial Breakdown to Green Growth Breakthrough - November 7, 2011

The last bastions of "business as usual" are being leapfrogged by an emerging movement for economic and social democracy.

Rift in Antarctic Glacier to Create Gigantic Iceberg - November 7, 2011

A MASSIVE crack is growing wider in the Antarctic ice sheet and could break apart in coming months, forming a gigantic iceberg, warn NASA scientists.

Huge Crack Discovered in Antarctic Glacier - November 2, 2011

A huge crack has been discovered in Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, one of the biggest uncertainties in determining global sea level rise, by NASA's Operation IceBridge, which monitors changes in Antarctic ice.

Rich Diversity of Life in Unpolluted Soils - October 31, 2011

Soil that hasn't been polluted hosts an amazing diversity of life and it is vital that humans turn their attention to the underground to better understand life above ground.

Global Warming Skeptic Finds He Now Agrees It Is Real - October 30, 2011

Prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming Richard Muller concludes that there is no reason now to be a skeptic about steadily increasing temperatures.

U.S. Winter May Be Coldest in Decade - October 25, 2011

The coming U.S. winter may be the coldest in more than 10 years, Commodity Weather Group LLC said in its seasonal forecast.

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