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Underwater cabinet meeting goes ahead

President Mohamed Nasheed (pictured) of the Maldives and 11 of his ministers held the world’s first underwater cabinet meeting. They were all in diving gear at a depth of 4 metres. It was a PR stunt to raise awareness of … Continue reading

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More on the Arctic methane story

There’s more on the Arctic methane story in this article from New Scientist.

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Ice bridge breaks in Antarctic

An ice bridge that was linking the Wilkins Ice Shelf to 2 islands in Antarctica has broken. The Ice Shelf, which is on the western side of Antarctica, is the size of Jamaica, and there is now concern that it … Continue reading

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“Coral lab” allowing scientists to test effects of acidity

The BBC is reporting on some experiments being run at a “coral lab” at the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Science at Eilat in Israel. They are cultivating corals in the Red Sea and then taking them to the institute to … Continue reading

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Sea rise “to exceed expecations”

Scientists at the climate change summit in Copenhagen are claiming that earlier estimates of the rise in sea levels caused by global warming, are too conservative. They believe that sea levels could rise by a metre or more by 2100. … Continue reading

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Carbon footprint calculator

If you’ve ever wondered what your carbon footprint is, now you can find out.  There is a carbon calculator that can assess how much of an impact you have on the environment.  It takes you through a series of questions … Continue reading

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