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To protect oceans, island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Flag of the Nation of Kiribati Introduction The president of the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati announced a ban on commercial fishing…read more

New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

Proposal to cut down greenhouse gas emissions draws criticism


As part of an effort to slow the process of climate change, President Obama and his administration recently announced a major new initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading

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New study predicts major extinction event in Earth’s near future


Scientists and researchers believe that planet Earth is on the brink of a major extinction event, according to the latest research published in this week’s edition of the journal Science. Continue reading


Ice sheet in Antarctica has melted past ‘point of no return,’ NASA says


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Scientists have long been warning of the risks posed by melting ice sheets, but a new NASA study provides the most definitive information…read more

Storm Systems Brings Severe Flooding To Pensacola

New government report warns of imminent danger caused by climate change


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Stronger storms in the Northeast, wildfires and drought in the Southwest and rising dangers from more powerful hurricanes in the Southeast — that’s…read more


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