John Vidal

Guardian newspaper

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Environment editor for the Guardian newspaper in London

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The ocean is our last frontier ­­ still largely unmapped and unclaimed, but that's rapidly changing.

Gold Rush on the Seas: The New Blue Economy

The ocean is our last frontier ­­ still largely unmapped and unclaimed, but that's rapidly changing.

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Water is humankind's most precious resource. Demand is rising and resources are running low. Conservation and reclamation are needed all over the world.

Does the World Need Desalination?

Water is humankind's most precious resource. Demand is rising and resources are running low. Conservation and reclamation are needed all over the world.

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"Climate is gone." Those are the words of political strategist Karl Rove reassuring shale-gas developers there is no longer a need to worry about new laws against greenhouse pollution.

Climate Change: The US versus the Rest of the World

"Climate is gone." Those are the words of political strategist Karl Rove reassuring shale-gas developers there is no longer a need to worry about new laws against greenhouse pollution.

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