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Japanese whalers head to Antarctic

Japanese whaling vessels left port Thursday for an annual hunting voyage in the Antarctic, this time to kill 333 minke whales, despite international calls to stop the practice.

dateNov 09, 2017 in Ecology
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Climate science update: bad news gets worse

Scientists monitoring Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news in 2017, adding to the urgency of UN talks in Bonn next week tasked with ramping up efforts to tame global warming.

dateNov 03, 2017 in Environment
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Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarctica

Australia and France kick off a fresh push Monday to create a vast marine sanctuary in pristine East Antarctica, hoping to build on the success of landmark deal secured last year at a key annual conservation summit.

dateOct 16, 2017 in Ecology
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