Stephen Leahy

Stephen Leahy

Environment

UN: Global warming is reshaping the planet

Greenland will eventually become green as its ice sheets melt, UN Climate Change Panel reported Friday.

UN: Global warming is reshaping the planet

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Experts unearth concerns over 'peak soil'

In the past 40 years, 30 percent of the planet's arable land has become unproductive due to erosion, scientists say.

Experts unearth concerns over 'peak soil'

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Climate talks end inconclusively, again

Latest round of negotiations in Germany on reducing global warming ended without a serious deal, environmentalists say.

Climate talks end inconclusively, again

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'Writing is on the wall' at climate summit

As climate talks approach, a new report finds most fossil fuels must stay in the ground to prevent dangerous warming.

'Writing is on the wall' at climate summit

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Local control revives depleted fisheries

Small community-led no-fishing areas are protecting reefs and sustaining marine environments.

Local control revives depleted fisheries

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Earth's systems in rapid decline

Overpopulation is causing huge losses in biodiversity, and 'protected areas' such as national parks aren't working.

Earth's systems in rapid decline

Environment

Who controls nuclear control agencies?

Japan's earthquake caused a nuclear crisis which could be repeated in other countries if precautions aren't taken.

Who controls nuclear control agencies?

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Divisions cloud Biodiversity talks

With thousands of species at risk, UN body meets in Japan to try to preserve at risk organisms and ecosystems.

Divisions cloud Biodiversity talks

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Solving Africa's hunger

For the first time, African farmers are being consulted to help solve one of the continent's greatest concerns.

Solving Africa's hunger