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New report ranks environmental efforts

A new report was released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the 2008 Environmental Performance Index ranks countries for their efforts in addressing environmental issues

Heidi Dahlsveen

Storytelling runs in Heidi Dahlsveen's family. She grew up on a small island off the eastern coast of Norway and shares the folktale of Draugen, the evil spirit of the ocean.

Heidi Dahlsveen

Storytelling runs in Heidi Dahlsveen's family. She grew up on a small island off the eastern coast of Norway and shares the folktale of Draugen, the evil spirit of the ocean.

Arctic Thaw

Warming temperatures are opening up the Arctic Circle to new interest in oil and gas exploration.

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Court rules Shamima Begum can return to Britain for appeal; Russian hackers accused of trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research; Privacy Shield ruled invalid

A British appeal court ruled today that Shamima Begum, who in 2015 went to Syria to join ISIS, can return to the United Kingdom to challenge the government's removal of her British citizenship. And, officials from the US, Britain and Canada said today that Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research. Also, Europe's highest court has ruled that the so-called Privacy Shield trans-Atlantic data transfer deal is invalid.