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Melting Glaciers in Tibet Worry Buddhist Monk

This week, as world leaders gather in Paris for the United Nations’ 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) to discuss climate change, EdenKeeper plans to bring you stories from communities vulnerable to the devastating effects of climate change. The first story comes from Tibet, where a Buddhist monk is drawing attention to the rapid rate of warming at […]

November 30th

Camel Evolution to Climate Change

Hoping to reduce the negative effects of a warming environment on humans and animals, scientists are studying Arabian and Asian camels. The Arabian camel is the first mammal genome to be sequenced and analyzed in the Middle East, but the Quran has been asking humans to study the camel for over 1,400 years: Do they […]

November 24th

Vietnam’s Hope: Young Enviromentalists

Vietnam’s environmental problems have only increased since its many wars from 1955 to 1975. The herbicide Agent Orange, spread by American forces, destroyed five million acres of  lands and forests and half a million acres of crops. The chemical did not degrade and is still found in groundwater. The industrial and population growth, coupled with climate […]

June 4th