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Climate Change Warms Lake Baikal, World's Largest Lake

Article: Climate Change Warms Lake Baikal, World's Largest Lake

SANTA BARBARA, California, May 2, 2008 (ENS) – The rising temperature of the world’s largest lake – Lake Baikal in Siberia – shows that this icy region of Russia is changing due to global warming, Russian and American scientists have discovered. This lake was expected to be among those most resistant to climate change, due…

2008 Goldman Environmental Prize Raises the Stakes

Article: 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize Raises the Stakes

SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 14, 2008 (ENS) – Seven grassroots leaders who are challenging government and corporate interests and working to improve the environment and living conditions for people in their communities have won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize this year. In 2008, each individual Prize award will be increased from $125,000 to $150,000. The…