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  • Russia's Putin wants beefed-up presence in Arctic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia should step up its presence in the Arctic and challenge other nations in exploring the world's largest untapped natural reserves, days after it started shipping its first oil from the...
  • Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact

    Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact
    [This post was updated at 10:24] Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and...
  • A yoga lodge, eco-sanctuary and saving whales on the 'alternative' side of Whidbey Island

    A yoga lodge, eco-sanctuary and saving whales on the 'alternative' side of Whidbey Island
    Like many Seattleites, I've done the standard Whidbey Island weekend getaway, staying at cozy cottages and at the luxurious Inn at Langley. This time I went to Whidbey for something completely different the island's alternative, New Age side. I wound my...
  • Japan will conduct Pacific whale hunt in wake of court ruling

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Friday it would conduct a sharply scaled down form of its annual Northwest Pacific whaling campaign this year despite an international court ruling last month against the mainstay of its whaling program in the Antarctic....
  • The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

    NEWCASTLE, England/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved. Beyond...
  • Beijing's bid to move polluting firms watched warily in nearby regions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's capital has ordered more than 50 companies to shut down this year in an effort to cut pollution but pushing factories out could raise objections in surrounding areas reluctant to host Beijing's polluters. Smog-shrouded Beijing...
  • Centros de datos de Apple, Facebook y Google se vuelven más ecológicos: Greenpeace

    Por Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc, Google Inc y Facebook Inc han hecho avances significativos para adoptar fuentes de energía renovables a sus servicios web, dijo el grupo medioambientalista Greenpeace en un informe publicado el...
  • U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt

    U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt
    The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice. In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said ...
  • Don't use decor that endangers planet, wildlife

    Several months ago I wrote a column about feathers that got readers squawking. I wrote about how they were trending up in fashion and decor. Bird lovers cried, "Fowl!" And rightly so. Feathers are beautiful. When they are rendered as a motif in, say,...
  • Rare Alaska wolf may get Endangered Species Act protection

    Rare Alaska wolf may get Endangered Species Act protection
    Federal authorities announced Friday that the geographically isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf of southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest may need protection under the Endangered Species Act to survive the impact of logging, hunting and...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Vessel'

    Winner of the SXSW Film Festival's audience award for documentary, as well as a special jury citation for "political courage," Diana Whitten's "Vessel" offers a vivid profile of the abortion-rights group Women on Waves, as well as its irrepressible, fiery...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 10-16, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are...