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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) sits with French President Francois Hollande (R) during a dinner with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2ndR), French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royal (3rdR)  and French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius (2ndL) at the Ambroisie restaurant in Paris, France, November 30, 2015. Obama is in France for a two-day visit as part of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21).   REUTERS/Thibault Camus/Pool  - RTX1WKF3

World leaders meet to address climate change

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Talks began in Paris, France this week as leaders from more than 150 countries gathered to discuss how to reduce the effects of climate change. Continue reading

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Why climate change is a problem for sea turtle sex

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The environment plays an important role in influencing the reproductive cycles of sea turtles, making climate change shifts a growing concern for their future.
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A man walks by a farm in San Antonio de los Banos, Cuba, on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Cuba, which had been pushing to attract more foreign investment in agriculture even before U.S. President Obama's announcement normalizing relations, could become a significant market for companies like Caterpillar Inc. Photographer: Bloomberg

What can we learn from Cuba’s organic farms?

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After the fall of the Soviet Union, the government offered state-owned farms to anyone prepared to grow food to help feed the suffering population. Without pesticides, fertilizer or fuel for tractors, Cubans turned to organic farming. Continue reading

The sun sets at Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona, April 14, 2015. Picture taken April 14.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  - RTR4XO9H

Navajo divided over plans for Grand Canyon aerial tram

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Developers have proposed a project for a remote region of the Grand Canyon that has members of the Navajo Nation divided in opinion. Continue reading

local villagers walk amid debris at a devastated area following Saturday's earthquake, at Asslang village, in Gorkha

What’s next for Nepal’s earthquake recovery?

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Nepal is struggling to recover after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake left thousands dead and wiped out much of the country’s roads, bridges and buildings. Continue reading

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