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We're headed for an 80 per cent increase in greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture if global dietary trends continue to go unchecked Read more




We all need to recognize that our lives are deeply dependent on the health of Earth’s ecosystems, and that our current lifestyle is putting these systems at risk Read more



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Recent studies suggest it is irresponsible to rule out the possibility after last week's "warning to humanity" from more than 15,000 climate change scientists Read more

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Nicholas Engelmann

Like collapsing ice shelves, the surge of barrel-bodied invertebrates in the Southern Ocean tells us that other life forms in Antarctica and its surrounding waters are in decline Read more

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Edward Burtynsky

Photographer Ed Burtynsky's latest documentary offers unnerving look on the enormous and irreversible ways that human activity is literally reshaping Earth Read more

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Nicholas A. Engelmann

Like the imperceptible movement of glaciers, Antarctica's "ocean conveyor belt," the life-giving ribbon connecting all water on Earth, is slowly revealing the effects of climate change Read more


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    James Balog

    2.12.08 | Iceland/Svínafellsjökull Glacier An EIS team member provides scale in a massive landscape of crevasses on the Svínafellsjökull Glacier in Iceland.