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Thursday, May 15th, 2014

The State of Rain

The U.S. Geological Survey has released a satellite-based rainfall monitoring dataset specifically designed to support the early detection of drought around the world.

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Interactive Map: Major Forest Fires Across Canada

Summer’s scorching heat has arrived in Canada, ushering in a new season of forest fires across the country.  After one of the driest winters Canada has encountered from coast to coast, heat hasn’t helped parts of northern Ontario, southeastern Manitoba and Northern Alberta where regions have already been ravaged by forest fires. David Phillips, a

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Kenya: Durban Must Deliver Urgent Road-Map to Climate Change

When ministers and negotiators from all over the world gather in South Africa for the UN climate conference at the end of this month, it will be a crucial moment to advance the international fight against climate change. Some might ask: can’t we just wait a little and deal with the climate challenge when we have

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