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Large Dams Can Affect Local Climate

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Joshua S Hill - PlanetSave Mar 1 - '11   New research has shown that large dams have the ability to affect the local climate, to the point of drastically altering the local rainfall in some regions. Full story here. The Shellmouth dam and the reservoir behind it, Lake of the Prairies, in western Manitoba. (Note - this is not an area specifically mentioned in this story.)  Photos by l.p.

Climate Change and Agriculture

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By Dr. Vandana Shiva, February 23'11 ClimateStoryTellers.org Biodiverse Ecological Farming is the Answer, not Genetic Engineering. Full story here.

Is Stupid the New World Order?

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Q. Is the Arctic Likely to Experience Sudden Loss of Sea Ice This Century?

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Alastair Brown - Nature Climate Change - 01 March 2011 A. Maybe not! Read the full story here.