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Obama signs wide-ranging conservation law

President Barack Obama signed legislation on Monday expanding and protecting US public parks and wilderness areas from oil and gas development, billed as the largest US conservation measure in more than 15 ...

Mar 30, 2009 4.6 / 5 (40) 0

Changing climate in your own backyard

When you think of climate, you probably think of it on a large scale. Global climate change may come to mind, or the climate of a large region, like Northern Europe or the desert Southwest.

Mar 10, 2014 4.2 / 5 (5) 0

Overfishing threatens Pacific tuna

Asia-Pacific fishing experts on Sunday warned against depleting tuna stocks, saying the region needs to reduce its catch of the vulnerable bigeye species by 30 percent.

Dec 02, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 1

Destruction spreads 'like a disease'

(PhysOrg.com) -- People have cleared more than a quarter of the world’s forests and half of its grasslands, according to a paper published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society by researchers from The University of Que ...

Nov 25, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0