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5/9/2014
This Sunday marks a year since Tony Abbott was elected. The prime minister is riding low in the opinion polls as the least popular prime minister in twenty five years, with a net dissatisfaction rating of minus 19. There's little doubt ...   
5/9/2014
Panama's efforts to gain funding for standing forests roiled by indigenous opposition There isn’t a word or phrase in the Kuna language for "carbon trading,” and much less for something as complex as REDD+. Standing for Reducing ...   
29/10/2013
Los Angeles County leaders voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose a plan to drill for oil in publicly owned parkland in the Whittier hills, saying the proposal would undermine open space protection throughout the county. "Oil and open space ...   
29/9/2013
Environmental activists chalked it up as a victory when the University of Tennessee failed this month to receive any bids for a natural gas drilling project on an 8,600-acre publicly owned research forest.The prospect of drilling for ...   
3/9/2013
The oil that erupted in the town of Mayflower back in March began its trip in an Illinois hamlet named Patoka, 90 minutes east of St. Louis. It shot down ExxonMobil's 20-inch Pegasus pipeline, under farms and forests, over the Mississippi River ...   
11/7/2013
Greenpeace International analysis of NASA hotspot data in Sumatra over the period 17 to 30 June ­and fresh photographic evidence has revealed fire hotspots in palm oil concessions that are owned by Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) member ...   
21/6/2013
Throughout the year, birders look forward to changing seasons and avian scenes as they explore woods, grasslands, and wetlands: the spectacle of spring migration, the songs of breeding birds, the autumn southward flight of wintering species from ...   
24/5/2013
During the closing weeks of the Bush White House, 27-year-old environmental activist Tim DeChristopher went to protest the auction of gas and oil drilling rights to more than 150,000 acres of publicly-owned Utah wilderness. But instead of waving ...   
12/5/2013
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Deutsche Bank are financing Vietnamese rubber companies driving a wave of land and forest "grabs" in Cambodia and Laos, according to a new report and film by Global Witness. The report, ...   
10/5/2013
Yesterday, organizations and citizens from across Michigan came together for a day of action in opposition to the bi-annual auction of publicly-owned mineral rights to oil and natural gas companies for fracking. Last October, the ...   
27/2/2013
A British Columbia government bill that would radically shift the management of public forests is drawing criticism from environmental groups, the head of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and opposition politicians. The bill, however, is ...   
21/2/2013
Industrial oil palm plantations are spreading from Malaysia and Indonesia to the Congo raising fears about deforestation and social conflict. A new report by The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK), dramatically entitled The Seeds of ...   
15/11/2012
From above, the forests of Cameroon seem to sweep across the land in an unending carpet of green. The forested swath is the second-largest in Africa, with tens of thousands of people at its fringes and nestled in its lush depths, dependent on ...   
4/9/2012
The new environment secretary, Owen Paterson, is set to be blooded in his new job by the start of the highly controversial badger cull in England. Animals will be shot within weeks, unless ongoing legal challenges succeed in granting the ...   
4/7/2012
Controversial plans to sell off England’s public forest estate were finally abandoned by the Government today, after an expert panel called for the 637,000 acres of woodlands owned by the Forestry Commission to remain in public ...   
10/3/2012
When the United Nations process on climate change unveiled the program known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) three years ago, it was hailed by its architects as “an effort to create a financial value for the ...   
1/3/2012
Debunking media reports and statements made by spin doctors, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Indonesia and Brunei Julian Wilson says Indonesian palm oil enjoys unrestricted access to the European markets and is growing at an annual rate of over ...   
17/12/2011
Revealed: The true scale of Britain's woodland sell-off - UK Politics - UK - The Independent Friday 30 December 2011 Jobs Dating Shop http://www.independent.co.uk/incoming/article6259960.ece/ALTERNATES/w202h90/ipad-app.jpg ...   
7/12/2011
The benefits of England's publicly owned forests were "greatly undervalued" by the planned state sell-off, a government-appointed panel will say on Thursday in a report that deals a new blow to the coalition's green credentials. The ...   
25/8/2011
Marie Garrison says her family has done its part to support electricity development in rural Montana.Garrison, a mother of two who grazes about 350 pair of cattle on her ranch south of Butte, points to two transmission lines behind her ...   
12/7/2011
Indonesia has assumed a target to cut greenhouse gas emission rates by half and achieve an economic growth rate of seven percent by changing the way it manages its vast forest land, and giving greater control over land to local ...   
12/7/2011
SCIENTISTS today offered a slender piece of good news about global warming, reporting that cities can be of surprising help in soaking up carbon dioxide (CO2), the principal greenhouse gas. Around four per cent of the world's land ...   
11/7/2011
Scientists on Tuesday offered a slender piece of good news about global warming, reporting that cities can be of surprising help in soaking up carbon dioxide (CO2), the principal greenhouse gas. Around four percent of the world's land ...   
9/5/2011
It provoked a sudden swell of public outrage and the biggest climbdown in the Coalition Government's first year -- the proposal to sell off the 18 per cent of the woodlands of England that are state-owned and maintained by the Forestry ...   
21/2/2011
The huge alliance that forced a government U-turn on Britain's forests is back in action after a weekend of partying, with a warning of renewed threats to some of the country's oldest woods. Yews spared by medieval bowmen and oaks left ...   

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