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Enviros Say Shell's Drilling Plan Could Harm The Pacific Walrus | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission granted to Shell to begin exploratory d...

Walrusgrams and Fracklands: Messages From Another Planet

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green
Tom Engelhardt

Between the two worlds, the one producing ever more fossil fuels amid a let-the-good-times-roll spirit of triumphalism and the one slowly melting down under the impact of what those fossil fuels release into the atmosphere, there sometimes seems no connection at all.

'Green News Report' - October 2, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Tide turns against climate change deniers, as even Rupert Murdoch dumps...

LOOK: Those Aren't Ants

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An estimated 10,000 walrus unable to find sea ice over shallow Arctic Ocean water have come ashore on ...

Walrus Forced To Alaskan Shores As Sea Ice Dwindles

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is taking steps to protect hundreds of walrus that have gathered on Alaska's northwest c...

WATCH: Never Before Seen... Until Now | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green

The arctic is a land of extremes. ...

Fossils Cast Doubt On 'Killer Walrus' Claims

Posted 01.17.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 01/17/2013 12:16 PM EST on LiveScience A "killer walrus" thought to have terrorized the North P...

Walrus Babies: Putting a Face on Climate Change

Francesca Koe | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

I fell in love last week. Two orphaned baby walruses, Mitik and Pakak, who were found in the waters off the coast of Alaska this summer, stole my heart.

PHOTOS: Adorable 234-Pound Walrus Coming To NYC!

Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

A 234-pound baby walrus is coming to town! According to the Associated Press, an orphaned 15-week-old walrus named Mitik, who was rescued from the ...

Arctic Ice Impeding Shell Oil Holds Promise for Pacific Walrus

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

A 30-by-12-mile chunk of sea ice floating tens of miles offshore of mainland Alaska in the Chukchi Sea, one of the nation's emerging oil frontiers, may have interrupted exploration in this corner of the Arctic Ocean. But that floe and others are a welcome change for thousands of Pacific walrus.

WATCH: Sweetest Rescued Baby Walrus Loves His Bottle

Posted 08.04.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Amy Sinatra Ayres: He’s sweet, snuggly and loves a good bottle. At 200 pounds, the orphaned walrus who’s getting around...

WATCH: Walrus Dances To Michael Jackson

Posted 07.31.2012 | Comedy

The walrus may not be the first creature to come to mind when you think of the art of dance, but this guy at Troy Aqua Park and Dolphinarium in Belek,...

Green News Report: September 16, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Primaries ...

Green News Report: September 14, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: They found...

WATCH: Big Oil CEOs Slammed For Including Nonexistent Walruses In Gulf Response Plan

Huffington Post | Gideon Pine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The grilling of the major oil executives at Tuesday's Congressional hearing into America's energy future got off to an early start. The topic: walrus...

The Real Victims Of Climate Change Have No Voice In Copenhagen (PHOTOS)

Alun Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alun Anderson

Look north and you will see the biggest and fastest change to our planet ever caused by humans. It won't go away as a result of talk or promises. The frozen Arctic seas are melting away now.

Saxophone-Playing, Tango-Dancing Walrus Delights Crowds In Istanbul (VIDEO)

NewsLite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

via News Lite When The Beatles wrote 'I Am the Walrus' they probably never considered getting one of the huge marine mammals to play an instrument ...