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Can we save Canada’s wilderness from human exploitation? [w/video]

Canada’s hidden natural treasures are under threat. Tar sands developments in the Alberta region are already causing a devastating impact on the local environment, which many of us will have already witnessed through dramatic pictures of barren landscapes and polluted … Continue reading

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Largest tidal project in Europe gets go ahead

The largest tidal energy project in Europe has been granted permission by the Scottish Government. MeyGen Ltd., a joint venture between American investment bank Morgan Stanley, French independent power generator International Power and Australian tidal technology provider Atlantis Resources Corporation, … Continue reading

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Let’s name storms after climate change deniers! [w/video]

What if we named the most devastating storms caused by climate change after climate skeptics? This is exactly what folks at ClimateNameChange.org have done! Since 1954, the World Meteorological Organization has been naming extreme storms after people. But we propose … Continue reading

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World’s largest tidal turbine successfully installed in Scotland

On 24th August, Atlantis Resources Corporation successfully deployed its brand new AK1000 tidal turbine – the world’s largest rotor diameter tidal turbine – on its subsea berth, under 35 meters of water at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in … Continue reading

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Biggest ice island in years breaks off Greenland’s glacier

The biggest block of arctic freshwater ice since 1962 has broken off Petermann glacier, in Greenland. Andreas Muenchow, a researcher from University of Delaware, reported that an “ice island” four times the size of Manhattan was born in the early … Continue reading

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BP posts $17bn loss, CEO Tony Hayward quits

Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP is to be replaced by Bob Dudley, the U.S. executive managing the company’s response to the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “I believe that it is not possible for the company to … Continue reading

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Home – A must-see documentary by Yann-Arthus Bertrand

A masterpiece in its kind, “Home” by Yann-Arthus Bertrand was released on June 5th, 2009 for Earth Day. Play the full movie on youtube: << Home >>

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