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Agriculture as bad as deforestation for climate change, says report

AUGUST 22, 2017 BY ELLEN WULFHORS New York — Agriculture has contributed nearly as much to climate change as deforestation by intensifying global warming, according to US research that has quantified the amount of carbon taken from the soil by farming. Some 133-billion tonnes of carbon have been removed from ...

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals 

By Frank Jordans THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut -The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise. “The most important piece of clothing to pack is good, sturdy and warm boots. There is going to be ...

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