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A polar bear walks along the edge of the icebridge in the Robeson channel, at 82.4' north, near the borderbetween Greenland and Canada. Polar bears are facingextinction as vast areas of their sea ice habitat disappear dueto global warming. Just days after this photograph was taken,the crew of Greenpeace’s
watched in awe assummer temperatures caused the Robeson ice bridge tocollapse into the sea. ©Nick Cobbing/ Greenpeace
Paris, France– Greenpeace activists deploy aninflatable iceberg in the River Seine, across from theEiffel Tower. The activists bear signs calling uponPresident Sarkozy to be a leader against globalwarming at the G8 Summit.
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International Global Warming Actions:from Paris to Moscow
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Moscow, Russia– The walls of the Kremlin are lit upwith a call to action for Presidents Barack Obamaand Dmitry Medvedev to save the climate. PresidentObama was visiting the Kremlin just prior to the G8.