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Warmer climate raises extinction risk

9 June, 2017 – Climate change is multiplying existing threats to much of the natural world, and more species face an unparalleled extinction risk.

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Planting trees will not slow global warming

26 May, 2017 – Nothing, not even the creation of huge plantations of trees to absorb carbon dioxide, is a viable alternative to drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions

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Ice Memory quest heads to threatened glacier

21 May, 2017 – The second expedition to drill cores of ice from glaciers most at risk from climate change is to Illimani in Bolivia. The scientists’ aim is to create an ice archive that can be studied by future generations.

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