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President Permanently Blocks Arctic Drilling

By Fredrica Syren: In a last ditch effort to save the Arctic, President Obama will use executive authority to permanently block offshore drilling there and in the Atlantic Ocean. Following suit isCanada, also preparing to halt its own Artic oil and gas exploration. This bold move to stop the highly controversial Arctic drilling in order to protect these vital ecosystems comes just weeks before …

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30 Years After Disaster, Life Is Growing in Chernobyl

By Fredrica Syren: I remember it as if it were yesterday — the Chernobyl accident. The accident the world still talks about…30 years later. I was a child in Sweden when suddenly all the adults were talking about the nuclear power plant in Pripyat. On April 26, 1986, Ukraine had …

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