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  • NEWS
    UN Forest Accounting Loophole Allows CO2 Underreporting by EU, UK, US [Mongabay]
    Both the UK and EU appear to have slipped through a large loophole in order to “disappear” real emissions from their carbon accounting, thus undermining the Paris Agreement’s critically important carbon-mitigation strategies. COA global environmental politics professor Doreen Stabinsky weighs in.
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    Humpback Whale Baby Boom Near Antarctica [New York Times]
    College of the Atlantic Steven K. Katona Chair in Marine Sciences Dr. Sean Todd says that his first-hand observations agree with findings that humpbacks who live and breed in the southern oceans near Antarctica appear to be making a comeback, but that many dangers still lurk.
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    College of the Atlantic Inspires Human Ecology Model in Japan [Working Waterfront]
    In 2014, a group of residents of the island town of Ōsakikamijima, Japan, invited College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor to help them start a college. The idea began with a small group of people seeking to revitalize their town, introduce new educational ideas, promote a year-round community, and reverse youth flight.