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23/4/2014
A global programme to reward developing countries for avoiding deforestation has made little headway, officials and conservationists say. The delays are proving particularly frustrating for communities concerned with conserving forests ...   
20/4/2014
With the click of a computer mouse, the potential risks of rising sea levels will soon be searchable - by ZIP code - for all U.S. coastal communities. An online mapping tool will show how much sea levels are expected to rise in each ...   
20/4/2014
Mark Kitchell’s 1990 Oscar nominated documentary, Berkeley in the Sixties, covered the campus activism that disrupted the House Un-American Activities Committee’s hearings, launched the Free Speech Movement, fought the police at People’s Park and ...   
17/4/2014
This is the seventh in an ongoing series of articles developed in support of this year's two Katoomba Meetings, both of which are taking place in Latin America. The first meeting will take place on March 19 and 20 at Iguazú Falls, on the border ...   
13/4/2014
The UN's climate panel has published the third part of its long-awaited report - on strategies for mitigation. The document by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) considers the options for limiting or preventing greenhouse gas ...   
12/4/2014
The 300-acre landslide in Oso, Washington, which killed at least 30 people and destroyed the local community on March 22, 2014, reveals a consequence of a relatively unregulated and unseen industry: logging. Logging was not the sole cause of the ...   
9/4/2014
Indigenous leaders are warning of increased violence in the fight to save their dwindling forests and ecosystems from extractive companies. Indigenous representatives and environmental activists from Africa, Asia, Australia and the ...   
7/4/2014
The 21st century will present gloomy challenges for Costa Rica and the rest of Latin America, such as the collapse of wildlife habitats, animal extinction, water scarcity and the spread of disease in an already vulnerable population. The ...   
4/4/2014
For more than twenty five years, an international non-profit known as the World Land Trust has been working to protect tropical forests through land purchase and partnerships with local groups. Last year, the U.S. arm of the group decided to ...   
30/3/2014
A major report into climate change is a wake-up call New Zealand must heed, one of its main authors says. The second part of the fifth United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment report has just been ...   
20/3/2014
Dr. Kinari Webb has a superpower: the ability to provide high-quality health care in a remote and rural landscape. And she uses her power not only to save lives, but also to protect the remaining Bornean rainforests. Twenty-one years ...   
19/3/2014
As part of its campaign to address climate change, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a website to serve as a one-stop location for the enormous amount of climate data housed at different federal agencies. The initiative to make the ...   
15/3/2014
Lightning appears to be killing and injuring increasing numbers of people in developing countries, meteorologists and experts say. The total casualties could even be higher than other weather-related disasters like floods, landslides and ...   
12/3/2014
The government has been accused of misleading the UN in its bid to strip world heritage protection from tracts of Tasmanian forest, after the release of pictures purportedly showing that ecologically pristine areas will be delisted. Bob ...   
8/3/2014
We have finally finished tidying up all the trees and branches thrown down by the furious winter winds in Court Wood. It's an 11-acre, mixed broad-leaf woodland near my home in the Black Mountains, south Wales. As part of a not-for-profit, ...   
8/3/2014
Statewide and local environmental groups took public comment on Thursday evening to forward to the Environmental Protection Agency on a proposed rule to regulate carbon emissions from new power plants.A “people’s hearing” held in meeting ...   
27/2/2014
Southeast Asia has more than 27 million hectares of forested peatland, and peat releases devastating amounts of methane and carbon when drained or burned. Approximately 80% of the world's peatland is in Indonesia, and much of it is slated to be ...   
20/2/2014
Trees have become a source of continuous surprise. Only weeks after researchers demonstrated that old forest giants actually accumulate more carbon than younger, fast-growing trees, British scientists have discovered that the great arbiters of ...   
19/2/2014
Trees have become a source of continuous surprise. Only weeks after researchers demonstrated that old forest giants actually accumulate more carbon than younger, fast-growing trees, British scientists have discovered that the great arbiters of ...   
14/2/2014
The Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) program should finance protection of corridors linking existing protected areas in order to better safeguard biodiversity while simultaneously helping mitigate climate ...   
14/2/2014
In both the United States and Canada, activism against tar sands, pipelines and climate change has soared in recent years. But while President Obama has encouraged citizens to "stand up and speak up" to demand change on energy, Canadian ...   
14/2/2014
Final preparations are underway for President Obama's Valley visit. Farmers and ranchers are anxious to hear what he has to say about California's historic drought. The administration's new drought plan was releases early Friday morning ...   
7/2/2014
Much of Dr. Corey Bradshaw's work has a singular aim: to keep primary habitats and functioning ecosystems intact. According to Bradshaw, the existing system of carbon trading rules needs to be changed so that primary forests are given a higher ...   
5/2/2014
The release of volatile organic compounds from Earth's forests and smoke from wildfires 3 million years ago had a far greater impact on global warming than ancient atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide, a new Yale study finds. The ...   
4/2/2014
Australia's move to strip part of Tasmania's forest of its world heritage status one year after it was added is "very exceptional", the UN has told the Guardian, adding its experts could not recall such a case in recent years. A Unesco ...   

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