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Meteorological Prize Winner Warns of Accelerating Warming

Article: Meteorological Prize Winner Warns of Accelerating Warming

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 6, 2008 (ENS) – The man who has just won the climate science community’s highest prize, predicts “a higher future global warming estimate than expected heretofore.” Professor Jagadish Shukla has been awarded the 52nd International Meteorological Organization Prize for his contributions to meteorological and hydrological science. The award was presented March 28…

Federal Government Petitioned to Protect Pacific Walrus

Article: Federal Government Petitioned to Protect Pacific Walrus

SAN FRANCISCO, California, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – The Pacific walrus is threatened by global warming and oil development throughout its range and needs the shelter of the federal Endangered Species Act, the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity warned today, filing a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the walrus for…

Ribbon Seal of the Bering Sea Losing Icy Habitat

Article: Ribbon Seal of the Bering Sea Losing Icy Habitat

SAN FRANCISCO, California, December 26, 2007 (ENS) – The rare ribbon seal may be one of the first species to lose its habitat to global warming, says the Center for Biological Diversity. The ribbon seal is dependent on Arctic sea ice for survival – but that sea ice is shrinking fast. The group has filed…