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26/6/2015
A tract of Peruvian rainforest bigger than California's Yosemite National Park is officially more protected, with formal declaration of the Maijuna-Kichwa Regional Conservation Area (RCA) made last week in Lima. Those involved with the reserve's ...   
21/6/2015
Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan has hailed the leading Group of 7 (G7) industrial nations for announcing to phase out the use of fossil fuels by decarbonising the global economy in the course of this century.“Such move, if ...   
20/6/2015
As ocean temperatures warm, rain and snowstorms become more intense, but may also come less often, according to distinguished senior science Dr. Kevin Trenberth at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Those are changes the ...   
16/6/2015
For several days at a time each week, Lawrence Berkeley lab scientist Kolby Jardine rambles along slippery, oft-muddy roads for miles into the heart of the Central Amazon, braving jaguars and snakes to study more than 500 species of trees. His ...   
13/6/2015
It's fine for 'green' groups to plant trees, or rescue baby flying foxes, write Susan & Bill Laurance. But when they campaign for the environment, right wing politicians see red, Moves are now afoot to strip advocacy groups of their charitable ...   
8/6/2015
The Santa Ana River is a robust and beautiful sight these days. Five miles west of the Prado Dam in Yorba Linda, the water has cut a narrow channel in a sandy bed and courses briskly over submerged rocks and tree limbs. The water is a ...   
5/6/2015
In his former life, Mukhtar made a living felling trees illegally. He was used to hiding from the police and angry villagers. Sometimes, he would run into the forest, and stay there for long stretches of time. That meant more time away ...   
29/5/2015
Sabah, a state in Malaysian Borneo, is weighing a proposal to produce only palm oil certified under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an eco-certification initiative, by 2025. The move, if approved, would represent the first time a ...   
15/5/2015
His job allows him a unique view of what is taking place in the interior of this volcanic east Caribbean nation, where the landscape mostly alternates between deep gorges and high mountains."Sometimes we hardly see any fish along the coastline, ...   
13/5/2015
Global warming may give a minor twist to that classic hippie bumper sticker that quips "Acid rain: Too bad it's not as much fun as it sounds." Turns out a warming climate could boost the medicinal and psychoactive properties of plants including ...   
29/4/2015
The founder of Kenya's GreenBelt Movement, Wangari Maathai, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 because she talked environmental truth to power. She also walked the walk. Especially on a January morning in 1999 when she strode into the Karura ...   
26/4/2015
Last week, the London-based think tank Innovation Forum convened a two-day conference on the subject of sustainable forestry in Washington, D.C. Titled “How Business Can Tackle Deforestation,” the conference brought together leaders from both ...   
12/4/2015
At the State Environment and Forest ministers conference in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that the world has very little reason to pressure India to cut its carbon emissions. "The world will lay down the parameters for us and we ...   
9/4/2015
The idea that you can make climate change go away by not talking about it is spreading. One month ago, we heard how officials and staff at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection were ordered not to use the terms “climate ...   
31/3/2015
While deforestation for soy production in the Brazilian Amazon has slowed since the establishment of a deforestation moratorium in 2006, clearing for soy has increased sharply in recent years in the Bolivian Amazon; Paraguay's Chaco, a dry forest ...   
15/3/2015
Leading conservation groups, including Ducks Unlimited and the National Audubon Society, are pressing for a plan to protect North American boreal forests that are home to an estimated 3 billion birds and more than 300 ...   
12/3/2015
Willow and cottonwood trees, verdant with springtime foliage, draped over the shallow Aravaipa Creek in mid-February as if forsaking any notion of winter. The blooming trees and abundant plant life, along with rare species of desert ...   
28/2/2015
The company that promised a huge mine in northern Wisconsin announced Friday that it was dropping the controversial project because it is not feasible.“We don’t want to throw out false hope,” Gogebic Taconite president Bill Williams told ...   
27/2/2015
Imagine this scenario: The following is a Public Service Announcement by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water, July 4, 2015: Because of low water levels in state reservoirs, the Division of Water proclaims a ...   
26/2/2015
Here is a good news story from Africa. A story about how conservationists and forest managers are putting local communities at the heart of efforts to protect forests on critical upland watersheds. In Kenya, local famers are replacing state ...   
19/2/2015
The tiny hut sculpted out of mud at the edge of the sea is barely large enough for Bokul Mondol and his family to lie down. The water has taken everything else from them, and one day it almost certainly will take this, too. Saltwater ...   
18/2/2015
Last month, a group of marine experts -- including lead author Douglas McCauley, an ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara -- published a groundbreaking study in the journal Science that delivered a sobering message: The world’s ...   
1/2/2015
Labour will pitch itself as the party that will protect nature and the British countryside this week, with a promise to prevent publicly owned forests from being sold. In a speech at an RSPB nature reserve on Tuesday, shadow environment ...   
28/1/2015
Government representatives from around the world agreed Saturday to develop the first legally-binding agreement to conserve marine life in the high seas and international seabed, an area covering roughly half the planet. After four days ...   
20/1/2015
Aiming to be the world’s largest purveyor of sustainable cacao, a company is developing a plantation in the Amazon that scientists say comes at the expense of primary forest A cacao grower with roots in Southeast Asia’s palm oil industry ...   

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