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U.S. and Canada Collaborate on Arctic Sea Bed Mapping

Article: U.S. and Canada Collaborate on Arctic Sea Bed Mapping

WASHINGTON, DC, September 3, 2008 (ENS) – A joint Canada-U.S. scientific expedition this fall will map the unexplored Arctic sea floor where the U.S. and Canada may have sovereign rights over oil and gas resources and control over activities such as sea bed mining. The expedition will be collaboratively undertaken by the U.S. and Canada…

World Leaders Commit to Conserve Diversity of Life on Earth

Article: World Leaders Commit to Conserve Diversity of Life on Earth

BONN, Germany, May 29, 2008 (ENS) – Heads of state and 87 ministers from around the world have reinforced their commitment to “substantially reduce” the global loss of biodiversity within two years. The European Commission is committed to stopping the loss of biodiversity in Europe by 2010. Gathered at the ministerial segment of the World…