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Australia sweats

On January 9, 2013 By

Australia – all of it – is suffering from record temperatures.  The average temperature for the country (almost the size of a continent!) has been […]

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Battle for the Arctic

On November 13, 2012 By

As the ice melts surrounding countries are desperately compiling claims to the ocean bed so they can tap into the regions resources.

There are many concerns about how […]

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The Alaskan village of Kivalina is slowly being eroded due to climate change.  

However a court has ruled that they cannot sue oil companies for compensation to […]

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The once great Exxon Valdez is being dismanteled in a ship yard in India. The Exxon Valdez is most famous for the giant oil spill that it caused […]

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Water availability around the world is of massive importance but a high proportion of countries and continents around the world struggle to provide it. Chief amongst which is […]

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Scientists have stated that vast reservoirs of groundwater exist under the surface of much of Africa.

Across the continent 300 million people are thought to suffer from a […]

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On the coast of Peru there have recently been over 3,000 dead dolphins wash up. The amount of lifeless dolphins washing up on the coast line of Peru […]

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Japan One Year On.

On March 11, 2012 By

Today is one year on from the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Today there are many mourners around the country remembering some of those 16000 people who lost […]

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