This Blessed Plot, This Earth

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 This week, residents of a village in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula saw this exhausted, emaciated polar bear - a species some consider the poster child for climate change - prowling for food over 500 miles from its native habitat. With the Arctic warming, the ice receding, the seals slowly disappearing and the ever-mindless, greedy cretins in charge still  pushing to drill drill drill, enraged environmentalists, scientists and cognizant humans ask, "At what point are we going to take climate change seriously?"

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