(EnviroNews World News) — About 15 percent of Antarctica’s surface melted on Christmas Eve 2019, breaking previous records for ice-melt, according to the Global Forecast System (GFS) by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) and the data from the Modèle Atmosphérique Régional (MAR), a model used for meteorological…

(EnviroNews World News) — After a 30-year hiatus, Japan intends to allow businesses to resume commercial whale hunting in July 2019. According to NPR’s Anthony Kuhn, Japan is also justifying the country’s withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which banned commercial whaling in the 1980s, stating that…