Daily Archives: September 7, 2009

Maldives to introduce green tax on tourists

The Maldives archipelago, threatened by rising sea levels blamed on climate change, said  it would introduce a new environment tax on all tourists who use its resorts and provide its economic lifeline. Famed mostly for high-end luxury resorts and white-sand … Continue reading

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Arctic Temperatures Highest in 2,000 Years

The Arctic is warmer than it’s been in 2,000 years, even though it should be cooling because of changes in the Earth’s orbit that cause the region to get less direct sunlight. Indeed, the Arctic had been cooling for nearly … Continue reading

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