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Landmark IPCC report urges the world to halt deforestation

Yesterday, the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) launched its special report on climate change and land. The landmark report highlights how humans affect over 70 per cent of non-ice land surface of the globe. Intact forests now represent only a total nine per cent of Earth’s land surface and other natural intact ecosystems represent seven per cent.

benny the beluga
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Beluga in UK’s Thames River serves as a poignant reminder of the need to preserve its home waters

Dubbed “Benny” by an instantly adoring public, the beluga whale is the first ever sighted in London’s iconic Thames River. If whales such as this are rare visitors here, humans are increasingly common visitors to their Arctic home. Climate change is dramatically changing the Arctic, warming at twice the global rate