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Large-scale hydroelectric dam in Yukon would be a major environmental concern

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ScienceDaily: A new Report from Wildlife Conservation Society Canada (WCS Canada) warns of the potential for major negative impacts on fish and fish habitat caused by large hydroelectric dams, like that currently under evaluation through the Next Generation Hydro initiative. The Report, which focuses on north-western Canada, notes that substantial destruction of fish habitats caused by such a dam, along with additional threats and effects will be either very expensive or impossible to mitigate.
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In Paris, Managing Humanity’s Relationship with Earth’s Climate Becomes Normal

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New York Times: The best thing about the Paris climate conference known as COP21, which began today with a round of position-staking and prodding speeches by President Obama and dozens of other world leaders, is that dealing with global warming has become normal, and that’s a good thing. Gone is the “seal the deal” language, aiming for some grand top-down accord, in the months before the failed Copenhagen talks in 2009. I was heartened when President Obama centered his speech on this explanation of what’s being…
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