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Pay us oil money, or the rainforest gets it

ECUADOR’sunprecedentedoffertoacceptpaymentfornotextractingoilfrombeneaththeAmazonrainforestisbeginningtodrawinterest.Themovecouldusherinanewwaytobothcombatclimatechangeandpreventdamagetoecologicallydi

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Copenhagen – how the Danes will salvage a deal

ByFredPearceIt’sofficial:theorganisersoftheCopenhagenclimateconferenceconcededlastweekendthatitcannotdeliverafinal

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Melting Arctic: Forget polar bears, worry about humans

ByAlunAndersonGallery:AfinalwarningfromtheArcticWHENIwasapostdoc

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NASA to restart primate irradiation testing

ByRachelCourtlandLatelastmonth

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Ray Mears: We'll struggle to survive climate change

BySanjidaO'ConnellRayMearshasinspiredmillionsaroundtheworldwithhistelevisionprogrammesaboutbushcraft.Theself-taught

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Greenland ice loss behind a sixth of sea-level rise

GREENLANDlost1500cubickilometresoficebetween2000and2008

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Tuna in peril as catches reach triple the limit

(Image:Seawifs)TIMESaretoughfortuna.Theguidanceofscientiststhatadvisegroupsthatmanagetunastocksisfallingondeafears.TheInternationalCommissionfortheConservationofAtlanticTunasmeetsthisweekinBraziltos

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Mini ice age took hold of Europe in months

ByKateRaviliousJUSTmonths–that’showlongittookforEuropetobeengulfedbyaniceage.Thescenario

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World's last bastion of stable ice now thawing

ByShantaBarleyWethoughtitwasoneoftheEarth’slastremainingregionsofstableice.NowitseemstheEastAntarcticicesheethasbeenlosingmasssince2006andcouldbecomeasignificantsourceofsealevelrise

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Picking up mates at the white shark café

ByJessicaHamzelouGreatwhitesaren’tallalike.EventhoughthesharkstravelalloverthePacificOceantohunt

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Chemical tag to identify black-market caviar

ByShantaBarleyAnewmethodof“tagging”farmedcaviarcouldunderminetheblackmarketforillegallyfishedsturgeonandhelpsavethespeciesfromextinction.Onlyfarmedcaviarcanlegallybetradedinternationally.Butthereiscur

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Andrea Marshall: Queen of manta rays

BySanjidaO'Connell(Image:SaveOurSeasFoundation)(Image:SaveOurSeasFoundation)(Image:SaveOurSeasFoundation)(Image:SaveOurSeasFoundation)Themarineecologistdiscussesdiving

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Giant jewels and spray toads: The world's rarest species

ByAndyCoghlanMorespeciesthaneverbeforearefacingextinctionaccordingtothelatestRedListofThreatenedSpeciesfromtheInternationalUnionfortheConservationofNature.Gallery:Giantjewelsandspraytoads:Theworld

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Paradox lost: molecular collisions kept early Earth warm

ByJeffHechtSome2.5billionyearsago

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African conflicts spurred by warming

ByPeterAldhousAfricaispoisedtoexperienceasurgeincivilwars

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Mass extinction blamed on fiery fountains of coal

ByDavidShigaFOSSILfuelshaveanewcrimetolivedown.AfrenzyofhydrocarbonburningattheendofthePermianperiodmayhaveledtothemostdevastatingmassextinctionEarthhaseverseen

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Climate change gives ancient trees growth spurt

ByShantaBarleyRisingtemperaturesarecausingsomeoftheoldesttreesonEarthtogrowfaster

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Trees in far north provide biggest climate benefit

CHAMPIONSofcarbonoffsettingmayhavebeenbarkingupthewrongtree.Itisgenerallyassumedthatthetropicsarethebestplacetoplantforestsinordertosequestercarbonandcooltheplanet

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Nicky Clayton: Dancing with Darwin

NickyClaytonisscientificadvisertotheRambertDanceCompany

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Water purifiers for the poor fail to prove their worth

ByJessicaHamzelouManyofthesystemsintendedtoprovidecleanwaterforfamiliesinsomeoftheworld’spoorestcommunitiesmaynotwork.That’stheconclusionofPaulHunter

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Hacked archive provides fodder for climate sceptics

ByFredPearceClimatescientistsarereelingthisweekfromthediscoverythatsomeonehashackedintotheemailarchiveofoneoftheirmostprestigiousresearchcentres

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Tagging the tigers of the sea

ByGrahamLawtonUPDATE:TunaboatsintheeasternAtlanticandMediterraneanwillbeallowedtocatchatotalof13

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Fix climate change or else, say military top brass

IFTHEworldfailstoactsoononclimatechange

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Eating less meat helps the planet – and your heart

ByAndyCoghlanSkipthatthirdhelpingofroastbeef

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China outperforms US on green issues

ByJimGilesChinaisoftenaccusedofnotdoingenoughtoreducethecarbondioxideandotherpollutionpouringfromitsfactoriesandcoal-fuelledpowerstations.Butanewreportsuggeststhecountryisdoingmoretotackleclimatechang

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Zoologger: The toughest eggs in the world

ByMichaelMarshallZoologgerisourweeklycolumnhighlightingextraordinaryanimals–andoccasionallyotherorganisms–fromaroundtheworldSpecies:EucyprisvirensHabitat:TemporarypondsthroughoutEuropeandcentralA

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Costing the Earth: The value of pricing the planet

ByFredPearceINArainforestinGuyana

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The last march of the emperor penguins

ByAlisonGeorgeTHEemperorpenguinisanimpossiblebird.ItbreedsinthemiddleofwinterinsomeofthecoldestplacesonEarth

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Doha summit launches climate damage aid

ByMichaelMarshallinDoha

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Doha climate talks stumbling towards a deal

ByMichaelMarshallinDoha

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Europe in 2050: a survivor's guide to climate change

ByMichaelMarshallEditorial:“Howmuchwillyoupayforagreenfuture?“Europeisnowinaraceagainsttheclimate.Withlittlehopeofaglobaldealtocutgreenhousegasemissions

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Dying aspen trees sound alarm for world's forests

ByBobHolmesTheysaywhatdoesn’tkillyoumakesyoustronger

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Female lemurs avoid the wrong love in the dark

ITIStheultimatevoice-recognitionsystem.Withoutevermeetinghim

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The UK's new dash for gas is a dangerous gamble

ByPaulEkinsFollowinghardontheheelsoftheBritishgovernment’sEnergyBill

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Are Europe's ash trees finished?

ByAndyCoghlanAfungusdeadlytoashtreeshasjustreachedBritainandIreland

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The US military is a useful ally on climate change

THEUSmilitarybringsawholenewdimensiontothephrase“gasguzzler”.Fromthefuelefficiencyofitsbattletanks–measuredingallonspermile–toatotalconsumptionofoilthatexceedsthatofmostnationstates

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Zoologger: Humble bee nests in horse dung

ByMichaelMarshallZoologgerisourweeklycolumnhighlightingextraordinaryanimals–andoccasionallyotherorganisms–fromaroundtheworldSpecies:TrichothurgusbolithophilusHabitat:ThebushsteppesofPatagonia

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Lethal chemicals mean mole rats never get cancer

ByAndyCoghlanTHEYmaynotbeabletosee

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'Geoengineering' project was about salmon fishery

NOTsomuchclimatehackingasecosystemhacking.DumpingironintothePacificoffthecoastofCanadalastJulywasdonenottochangetheclimatebuttoboostsalmonnumbers

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Farmerbots: a new industrial revolution

ByJamesMitchellCrowSeemoreinourgallery:“Robotfarmworkerstaketothefields“NEXTtimeyoustandatthesupermarketcheckout

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Projections of sea level rise are vast underestimates

ByAnilAnanthaswamyExpectmorewatertolapatyourshores.That’sthetake-homemessagefromtwostudiesoutthisweekthatlookatthelatestdataonsealevelriseduetoclimatechange.Thefirstshowsthatcurrentprojectionsfortheen

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No sign of emissions letting up as climate talks begin

ByMichaelLePageandMichaelSlezakFORGETthefire

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Sat-Map: Explore the lights of the world from space

Seeourinteractivemaphere:“Sat-Map:Explorethelightsoftheworldfromspace“Moreonthesetopics:

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Kenyan elephant numbers plummet by 1000 in four years

IT’SacaseofupthendownforKenya’ssecondlargestpopulationofelephants.Afterapromisinggrowthspurt

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Biofuel that's better than carbon neutral

ByBobHolmesTHEgreensludgeburblesawayquietlyinitstangleoftubesintheSpanishdesert.Soakingupsunshineandcarbondioxidefromanearbyfactory

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The great thaw: Charting the end of the ice age

ByAnilAnanthaswamyDURINGthesummerof2008

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Kyoto protocol gets a second lease of life

ByMichaelMarshallinDoha

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Cigarette butts help urban birds ward off mites

ByJoannaCarverIt’snotjustpeoplethathaveapenchantforcigarettes.Birdslivinginurbanenvironmentsoftenusecigarettebuttstolinetheirnests.Unlikeinhumans

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Coral autopsy reveals Great Barrier Reef collapse

ByMichaelSlezakNutrient-richslurryfromfarmshasbeencausingcoralpopulationsonAustralia’sGreatBarrierReeftocrashfor90years.Thecoralscollapsedbetweenthe1920sand1950s

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Sweet scent doubles as repellent for flower eaters

AFLOWER’Sdelicatefragranceisnotjustacome-hithercalltoinsectpollinators.Somescentmoleculesactasdeterrentstodriveawayblossom-munchingpredators.IanBaldwinoftheMaxPlanckInstituteforChemicalEcologyinJena

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Watch a swarm of underwater drones hunt and surround a boat

AquabotixByDavidHamblingThesearen’tsharks

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