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Small ice figures are seen on the stairs of Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin on Sept. 2, 2009, as part of an art project by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). One thousand ice figures by Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo were melting within 30 minutes, symbolizing the effect of global warming.

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King Juan Carlos has been ousted by the World Wildlife Fund’s branch in Spain as its honorary president after deciding his elephant hunting safari was incompatible with its goal of conserving endangered species. (Associated Press)

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King Juan Carlos has been ousted by the World Wildlife Fund’s branch in Spain as its honorary president after deciding his elephant hunting safari was incompatible with its goal of conserving endangered species. (Associated Press)

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A sluice box containing mercury, used in the filtration process, operates at a gold mine near Nieuw Koffiekamp. The World Wildlife Fund estimates the small-scale mining is responsible for some 20 tons of mercury entering the environment and posing a risk to people through fish consumption. (Associated Press)

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Small ice figures are seen on the stairs of Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin on Sept. 2, 2009, as part of an art project by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). One thousand ice figures by Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo were melting within 30 minutes, symbolizing the effect of global warming.