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Climate warriors, renewables champions, carbon absorbers or not?
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Climate warriors, renewables champions, carbon absorbers or not?

In 2015, renewables had to have a good year. In the UK and in China, they grew to occupy sizeable percentage of total energy production, partly due to the hydro-electric companies but also because solar and wind power have built a large following in the privat...
Battery “Power” helps renewable energy independents.
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Battery “Power” helps renewable energy independents.

SmartestEnergy are the UK company who have tracked independent producers for the past 4 years. The traditional power station suppliers now compete with over 1000 commercial but independent renewable plants who produce 40% of renewable energy. Robert Groves, th...
The North Sea totally explored (twice) by OCEANA
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The North Sea totally explored (twice) by OCEANA

The marine conservation group, Oceana have long been recording changes in our ocean fauna and flora in many parts of the world. In Europe, they have surveyed 26 other areas. The North Sea is quite handy for those Dutch scientists, and funders from the Dutch Po...
Forest lives are changing, with combined human/insect threats
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Forest lives are changing, with combined human/insect threats

If there’s a forest near you, then human actions may not be the only factors affecting its future. Primary forest is almost gone, as far as most regions are concerned, with logging, palm oil plantations, and even open-cast mining and roads destroying the few r...
Whales are loving the warm Pacific Arctic.
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Whales are loving the warm Pacific Arctic.

As the ice clears in the Pacific Arctic and sea ice becomes an endangered species itself, the warming process clears territory for the 5 species of baleen whale that occur there, in the Chukchi Sea. Humpback, fin and minke are recovering slowly from their awfu...
How forest ecosystems work in NW Europe and the Yukon
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How forest ecosystems work in NW Europe and the Yukon

The ecologist Prof. Rudy Boonstra has studied the populations of the boreal forests at length and teaches on the biological consequences of global warming. This makes himself and his team at the University of Toronto in Scarborough well situated t observe diff...