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During the last Ice Age, huge mammals roamed North America. Those mammoths, saber-toothed cats and giant sloths disappeared about 12,000 years ago -- the same time as humans arrived and Earth's climate
warmed from its glacial ...
A draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
(IPCC) Synthesis report warns of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people, species and 27 ecosystems," unless action is taken, and taken soon.
To keep the temperature ...
A dam-building boom across the developing world will bring electricity to growing, power-hungry cities across Asia, Africa and Latin America. But it can also put the world’s climate
and people at risk, according to a new study by researchers ...
In Michigan, an ad attacking Terri Lynn Land, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, opens with a shot of rising brown floodwaters as a woman says: “We see it every day in Michigan. Climate change
. So why is Terri Lynn Land ...
At the crack of dawn on an early winter morning, Double G’s restaurant in Paducah, Texas, would typically be bustling with hunters loading up on sausage, eggs and black coffee before they head out into the grasslands with their shotguns and ...
The world is getting warmer and that's already causing disasters that will devastate lives and cost hundreds of billions of dollars.Those problems are only getting worse, as shown by recent reports from the United Nation's ...
The threatened extinction
of the tiger in India, the perilous existence of the orangutan in Indonesia, the plight of the panda: these are wildlife emergencies with which we have become familiar. They are well-loved animals that no one wants to ...
A mass of thousands of walruses were spotted hauled up on land in northwest Alaska during NOAA aerial surveys earlier this week. An estimated 35,000 occupied a single beach – a record number illustrating a trend in an unnatural behavior ...
From the Andes to the Amazon, Peru houses some of the world's most spectacular forests. Proud and culturally-diverse indigenous tribes inhabit the interiors of the Peruvian Amazon, including some that have chosen little contact with the outside ...
’ve never been to a protest march that advertised in the New York City subway. That spent $220,000 on posters inviting Wall Street bankers to join a march to save the planet, according to one source. That claims you can change
world history in an ...
Every year, Americans dispose of about 1,000 pounds of garbage apiece — the coffee grounds, takeout containers, candy wrappers, used Huggies, empty syringes and old sock monkey puppets we entrust to our local sanitation workers and never think ...
As has become the norm for media outlets owned by Rupert Murdoch, just before a half million people participated in the People’s Climate
March around the world, The Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece downplaying the risks and threats ...
In her new book, The Human Age, Diane Ackerman, best-selling author of The Zookeeper's Wife and A Natural History of the Senses, takes us on a journey into the Anthropocene: the era in which humans have both mastered and degraded the natural ...
Behind all the fanfare around this week's UN Climate
Summit, which will bring 120 heads of state to New York on Tuesday, looms one big question: Will the nations of the world agree on a path to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate
ON Tuesday, world leaders will converge at United Nations headquarters in New York for a summit meeting on the climate
that will set the stage for global negotiations next year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of global climate
With milder winters sparking a surge in deer ticks, park rangers now duct-tape their ankles while combing the wilds of Acadia, where native flowers are disappearing at alarming rates and invasive species are thriving.
Along the rocky ...
A recent report finds climate change
is threatening dozens of birds that call Missouri home.
The National Audubon Society says more than half of the 588 North American bird species studied over the course of seven years are at risk. ...
By 2100, over 13 billion people could be walking the planet. That's the conclusion of a new study published today in Science, which employed UN data to explore the probability of various population scenarios. The new study further demolishes the ...
Bird-watching in South Sound will undergo a radical change
in the decades ahead if global warming continues unchecked.A new National Audubon Society study concludes that nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and ...
The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change
As with the polar bear, much of the threat to the coral species is because of future ...
A new study by the National Audubon Society paints a bleak picture for birds. The report indicates numerous extinction
s are likely if global temperature increases are not stopped.
The new Audubon report says nearly half the bird species ...
Soon after reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill, Naomi Klein found she was pregnant – and miscarried. Was there a connection? She looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects Share Tweet this Email Naomi Klein The Guardian,