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  • Whale Wars: How was the Sea Shepherd's new ship sunk?

    Global News Blog Whale Wars: How was the Sea Shepherd's new ship sunk?

    Paul Watson, star of "Whale Wars," and his eco-vigliantes at the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have been sailing close to the legal wind for some time, harassing Japanese whalers. Wednesday the Sea Shepherd's $2.5 million speedboat Ady Gil was sunk.

  • In Pictures Anti-whaling

    A whaling protester throws a bottle of butyric acid at the Japanese harpoon whaling ship Yashin Maru No. 1 in the Antarctic Ocean in February. A helicopter from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society flies overhead. The Japanese whalers countered with a water cannon to blast the conservationists during the clash.

  • Global warming skepticism is fueled by public relations, author says

    Bright Green Global warming skepticism is fueled by public relations, author says

    In the book 'Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming,' James Hoggan says the campaign to create skepticism about climate change is 'by far and away the biggest public relations campaign that I've ever seen.'

  • In Pictures The Copenhagen Climate Conference

    An environmental activist wearing a sign reading "Viva la Revolucion" talks to a lady during a demonstration in Copenhagen on Dec. 15 on the sidelines of the COP15 UN Climate Change Conference. Ministers at the UN's climate conference on Tuesday wrestled over key issues bedevilling an envisioned worldwide pact to roll back the threat of global warming.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/10

    A protester wears a skull mask during a demonstration to mark International Human Rights Day in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday.

  • What can Nobel winner and war president Obama say about peace?

    What can Nobel winner and war president Obama say about peace?

    President Obama is headed to Oslo to receive his Nobel Peace Prize. It's an awkward moment. Not only is he sending more troops to Afghanistan, but most Americans don’t think he deserves the award, a poll suggests.

  • Gallery Disappearing glaciers

    This aerial photograph, taken Aug. 17, 2007, shows melting glaciers near Ilulissat in Greenland. According to the AFP, Greenland's glaciers are melting at a faster rate than ever, some moving up to 38 yards a day.

  • Ahead of Copenhagen climate talks, India softens its carbon stance

    Ahead of Copenhagen climate talks, India softens its carbon stance

    Just before Copenhagen climate talks open, major greenhouse-gas emitter India said Thursday it would aim to slow the growth of its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade.

  • Global warming: Why public concern declines

    Global warming: Why public concern declines

    On eve of the global warming summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, an informal global survey shows that public interest in the issue is waning. But many people are taking individual steps to curb global warming.

  • China under pressure to play key role at Copenhagen climate summit

    China under pressure to play key role at Copenhagen climate summit

    China, the largest greenhouse-gas emitter, will not take on emissions caps but has announced its first numerical target. The US and EU are likely to push for more at Copenhagen climate summit.