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Record air pollution hammers Calif's ag heartland

(AP) -- This is the time of year when residents who often live with the nation's worst pollution often can draw a breath of fresh air. But this winter has not been kind to people who want to play outside in California's ...

dateJan 08, 2012 in Environment
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UN chief to open ministers level at climate talks

(AP) -- An international treaty on climate change won't be enough to avert a dangerous rise in global temperatures, and countries need to voluntarily make deeper cuts in carbon emissions, the head of the U.N. Environment ...

dateDec 06, 2011 in Environment
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Climate change: South Africa has much to lose

(AP) -- Imagine the savannas of South Africa's flagship Kruger Park so choked with brush, viewing what game is left is nearly impossible. The Cape of Good Hope without penguins. The Karoo desert's seasonal symphony of wildflowers ...

dateNov 24, 2011 in Ecology
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