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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.

Environment

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.

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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.

Environment

'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.

Environment

Local control revives depleted fisheries

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

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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.

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.

Environment

Divisions cloud Biodiversity talks

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

Environment

Solving Africa's hunger

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