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Antarctica – the world’s last great wilderness – Aljazeera.com


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Antarctica – the world's last great wilderness
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And that applies especially to one of the remotest regions on Earth – Antarctica. The Antarctic Ocean is one of the world's last great wildernesses, home to spectacular biodiversity from killer whales to starfish. But a warming climate and an ever

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What’s behind world’s recent extreme weather events? | Climate … – Aljazeera.com


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What's behind world's recent extreme weather events? | Climate …
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The past few weeks have seen catastrophic weather events around the world. Is climate change to blame?

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Braving 15-metre high waves on board Antarctica research vessel – Aljazeera.com (blog)


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Braving 15-metre high waves on board Antarctica research vessel
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Antarctica – It is the harshest, coldest and windiest continent on Earth. No journey there is ever uneventful. It comes as no surprise then that the day after I set sail from Hobart, Australia for a month on-board the research ship Akademik Treshnikov

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Matthew highlights the human factor in extreme weather – Aljazeera.com


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Matthew highlights the human factor in extreme weather
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Yet there was an inevitability about the impact of a severe storm on a country like Haiti. The country is the poorest in the world. There are many reasons for this, including its turbulent history – slavery, colonialism, revolution, and occupation are
Winds Continue to Diminish as Matthew Pulls AwayWJCL News

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Spanish court acquits oil spill defendants – Aljazeera.com


Telegraph.co.uk

Spanish court acquits oil spill defendants
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Environmental groups and victims of the oil spill voiced anger at the outcome of the trial. "The sentence shows that in Spain we are not ready to judge an environmental catastrophe, neither to condemn it nor to defend the environment," said Greenpeace
Three Acquitted of Responsibility for 2002 Oil Spill DisasterWall Street Journal
Spanish court acquits accused in Prestige oil spillFRANCE 24
Crew, official acquitted of causing 2002 Spanish oil spill disasterThe Australian
Deutsche Welle –CNN International –Sky News Australia
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BP accused at trial of lying about oil spill – Aljazeera.com


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BP accused at trial of lying about oil spill
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In the frantic days after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP lied about how much oil was leaking from its Macondo well and took too long to cap it, plaintiffs' lawyers have said at the opening of the second phase of the company's trial. A lawyer for
As BP oil spill trial resumes, lying accusations bubble upCBS News
Judge hears claims that BP lied to feds about Gulf oil spillWashington Times
Second phase of BP trial over the 2010 Gulf oil spill focuses on flow rates NOLA.com
Christian Science Monitor
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Shell considers payouts for Nigeria spills – Aljazeera.com


International Business Times

Shell considers payouts for Nigeria spills
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The two oil spills that started in 2008 led to the largest loss of a mangrove habitat ever caused by a spill, affecting about 30,000 people in the Niger Delta area since then, according to London-based law firm Leigh Day. "These people, since 2008 they
Five Years After Devastating Oil Spills In Nigeria, Shell May Finally Cough Up International Business Times

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Kenyan poachers make a killing in ivory – Aljazeera.com


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Kenyan poachers make a killing in ivory
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Throughout Africa, elephant and rhino poaching is reaching a level of frenzy. Tens of thousands of elephants are slaughtered each year, saws taken to their tusks as ivory prices soar, despite the trade being made illegal in 1989. In the Democratic

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Poachers in Chad slaughter 89 elephants – Aljazeera.com


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Poachers in Chad slaughter 89 elephants
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The governments of Cameroon, the Central African Republic and Chad will meet in Yaounde this week to develop a regional anti-poaching strategy after conservationists said that elephants in Central Africa risked being wiped out by such slaughters.
Slaughter of the African ElephantsNew York Times


Cites Convention ?Fails to Protect the African Elephant?AllAfrica.com
86 Elephants Killed In ChadThe Inquisitr
Irish Independent –Care2.com (blog) –KING5.com
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