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Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Feature story | 10 January, 2007 at 1:00

The good news is the polar bear is likely to given extra protection under US law. The bad news is its home is disappearing faster than ever. With 2007 predicted to be the warmest year on record it looks like they'll need all the protection they...

It’s hard to be a geisha...

Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 6 May, 2007 1 comment

May 5, 2007 - By Karla from SG Philippines Every 5th of May, Japan is celebrating Children’s Day specifically Boy’s Day. But today, 6 women from different sides of the world made a stand and braved to make a change. This 5th of May...

Hello I'm P.Bear

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 5 December, 2007 2 comments

By P. Bear, polar bear, in Bali I’m pretty sure that I’m the first Polar Bear to have ever been to Bali. It’s a beautiful place, and the people are lovely, but to be honest it’s not a climate that suits me. This is my second...

Areva uranium leak update

Blog entry by Justin | 18 July, 2008

More details of the leak at France’s Areva-run Tricastin nuclear plant (see here and here ) are emerging. While the story gets murkier it becomes clearer that things have been very wrong at the plant for some time. The French...

Government, Nuclear and lobbyists: all friends together

Blog entry by Justin | 23 October, 2008 2 comments

If you want to see just how cosy politicians, nuclear companies and lobbyists can get, just take a look at this from the UK’s Guardian newspaper . With Prime Minister Gordon Brown launching the UK’s nuclear ‘renaissance’, the nuclear...

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | 15 July, 2009 at 2:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

Arctic Meltdown

Feature story | 2 September, 2009 at 2:00

A climate tipping point is looming closer every day in the Arctic. The more we find out about the Polar Regions, the more we realise that what we know about the impact of feedback effects has been underestimated. Recent discoveries highlight the...

Annual minimum area of Arctic sea-ice extent announced

Feature story | 18 September, 2009 at 2:00

The minimum area of summer Arctic sea-ice extent was reported this week to have plummeted to the third-lowest level in recorded history. This is Earth's way of saying that we're reaching the limits of what the planet can sustain.

Putting a stop to the Arctic Meltdown

Feature story | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

Should the oil companies be allowed to take advantage of melting ice to drill for more oil in the warming Arctic? Should industrial fishing fleets be allowed to chase the last remnants of fished-out stocks into the areas where ice has previously...

April 8: A solar plane; a palm oil retreat; and a landmark treaty, ready to be signed

Blog entry by danielkramb | 8 April, 2010

Sunrise over a cleared peatland forest near Teluk Meranti in Kampar Peninsula. The good news first: the prototype of a solar-powered plane has had its first full test flight – and it went well. The plane, which has the same wingspan...

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