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Sometimes environmentalists need a little encouragement to fight the good fight.
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The bonobo is a close cousin to the chimpanzee, another famously intelligent animal. Extremely endangered, the bonobo is found only in central Africa. Like other great apes, bonobos have been taught to use sign language and symbols.
9 of the smartest animals on Earth
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Not from this world: UN chief urges leaders to finalize climate fund -
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011. Ban urged world leaders to create a multibillion-dollar fund to fight the effects of climate change. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)
DHAKA, Bangladesh - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged…
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Society is a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born. — Edward Burke, 1790
Sustainable development simply means ‘treating the Earth as if we intended to stay.’ — Crispin Tickell, British Ambassador to the United Nations
Dear Future Generations: Please accept our apologies. We were roaring drunk on petroleum. — Kurt Vonnegut (via cultureofresistance)
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Report: Global carbon dioxide output soaring
The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record, the US department of energy has calculated, in a sign of how weak the world’s efforts have been at slowing man-made global warming.
The new figures for 2010 mean that levels of greenhouse gases are higher than the worst case scenario outlined by climate experts just four years ago.
“The more we talk about the need to control emissions, the more they are growing,” John Reilly, co-director of MIT’s Joint Programme on the Science and Policy of Global Change, said.