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Google's new Gombe Street View lets users 'walk' along chimp trails and into Jane Goodall's house

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news.mongabay.com - This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. We strongly encourage anyone to republish this article online and in print, as long as you follow...

Student Challenge - Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint

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thinkeatsave.org - Entry into the Think.Eat.Save. Student Challenge is subject to the acceptance of these terms and conditions. 1. This competition is open to all students at the secondary and university levels from ...

BBC News - Brazil elections: Last-ditch push in 'Mini-Brazil' state

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bbc.co.uk - All votes count in Brazil - there's no "winner takes all" system as in American states - so each part of this vast country is being fought over by Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves ahead of Sunday's v...

BBC News - Elections highlight economic divisions in Brazil

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bbc.co.uk - The Workers' Party campaign truck crawls slowly through the streets of Belagua. Painted red, the vehicle is covered in stickers of a beaming Dilma Rousseff and on the back a large set of speakers i...

BBC News - Brazil: Close presidential vote pivots on Miras Gerais

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bbc.co.uk - The presidential run-off vote in Brazil on Sunday is the tightest the country has seen in years and nowhere is the election being more closely fought than in the state of Minas Gerais. It has been ...

BBC News - Lorry driver cleared over M62 death

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bbc.co.uk - A lorry driver has been cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire. Bethany Jones, 18, died and several people were injured in the crash between a...

BBC News - Brazil election: Class divides voters ahead of run-off

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bbc.co.uk - Not since Brazil returned to democracy in 1985, after over two decades of military rule, has a presidential election revealed such deep splits in public opinion and mainly along class lines. Polls ...

BBC News - Day in pictures: 24 October

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bbc.co.uk - Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours. A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

7 Facts That Prove Your Day-To-Day Choices Can Actually Have An Environmental Impact

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huffingtonpost.com - Everyone thinks their contribution to being sustainable won’t make a difference. That is simply untrue. The power of one person “going green” can have a much bigger impact on the world around us th...

Event | The Future of U.S. Climate Policy: Coal, Carbon Markets, and the Clean Air Act

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policyintegrity.org - NYU School of Law Vanderbilt Hall – Greenberg Lounge 40 Washington Square South The Institute for Policy Integrity’s annual fall workshop will focus on the Obama Administration’s recent efforts to ...

What Will Winter Hold for Drought-Plagued California?

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climatecentral.org - California really needs this winter to be a wet one. The state is now at the beginning of the fourth year of one if its worst droughts on record. The drought has been fueled by a spate of disappoin...

Colorado Proposition 105, GMO Food Labeling Measure, Draws Big Spending

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huffingtonpost.com - DENVER (AP) — Farms and fields dominate Colorado ads opposing a ballot measure to require labels on some foods that have been genetically modified, with farmers telling voters the labels will damag...

Supporters of Fracking Ban Face New Wave of McCarthyism in Denton, Texas

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desmogblog.com - But it is local governments’ right to invoke home rule that worries the energy sector. Home rule empowers a local municipality to control zoning ordinances by trumping state rules. And home rule co...

EU Agrees To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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huffingtonpost.com - * Overall goal of 40-percent cut in emissions by 2030 * EU says sets example for rest of the world to follow * Environmentalists complain compromise fails to do enough (Adds link to text, industry ...

Loophole Allows Many Dangerous Chemicals In Fracking Fluids To Go Undisclosed: Report

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huffingtonpost.com - WASHINGTON -- When it comes to environmental pollutants, sometimes what's legal is what's most worrying. That's the conclusion of a new report on a major loophole in the regulations governing hydra...

Coal-Rich Poland Ready To Block EU Climate Deal

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huffingtonpost.com - BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The deal was aimed at countering c...

WWF - EU leaders out of touch with climate reality

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wwf.panda.org - EU leaders out of touch with climate reality (GLAND, Switzerland, 24 October 2014) -  Europe’s new climate and energy targets for the period 2020–2030 show a leadership out of touch with climate re...

A hummingbird and his man | video | @GrrlScientist | Science

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theguardian.com - Today’s caturday video is an amateur video featuring João Silvestrini, a retiree who lives alone in Barretos, Brasil. Seeking to expand his circle of friends, Mr Silvestrini recently joined Faceboo...

Jared Diamond: ‘150,000 years ago, humans wouldn’t figure on a list of the five most interesting species on Earth’ | Books

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theguardian.com - Most people would be overjoyed to receive one of the MacArthur Foundation’s annual “genius grants” – around half a million dollars, no strings attached – but when Jared Diamond won his, in 1985, it...

The Green party surge – and why it’s coming from Bristol and all points west | Politics

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theguardian.com - As a display of political activism in difficult circumstances, it looks very noble: in the midst of grim weather, a dozen or so members of the Green party, gathered around a street stall in the mid...

What I’m really thinking: the fracker | Life and style

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theguardian.com - I’m reluctant to say what I do when I’m introduced at parties. I steel myself for criticism. People are overt in their dislike of my profession, but I must politely refute a worrying amount of misi...

Marks & Spencer builds UK’s largest rooftop solar panel network | Business

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theguardian.com - Marks & Spencer is building the UK’s largest array of rooftop solar panels on its distribution centre in Castle Donington. Spread across 900,000 sq ft with more than 24,000 photovoltaic panels, the...

Europe Faces Crunch Decision on Climate Policy

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ecology.com - LONDON, 23 October, 2014 − It has not been easy. Negotiations on the new energy and climate policy involving all 28 European Union member states have been going on for months – and, in some instanc...

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to EU Climate Deal

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wri.org - Today European Union leaders agreed on a climate and energy package that sets a domestic carbon reduction target of “at least” 40% by 2030. Following is a statement by Jennifer Morgan, Director, Cl...

Brazil's Severe Drought Dries Up Reservoirs

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news.nationalgeographic.com - Thanks to the worst drought in eight decades in southeastern Brazil, water levels have dropped dramatically in the reservoirs that supply São Paulo, the country's largest city. New satellite imager...

Ripping up the sea floor on behalf of royal profits | George Monbiot | Environment

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theguardian.com - A few days ago, I visited the Flamborough Head “no take zone”, one of the UK’s three areas in which commercial fishing is prohibited. Here marine life is allowed to proliferate, without being menac...

Europe and the 'why me?' approach to decarbonisation | Environment

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theguardian.com - In the economically flush days of 2007 as states prepared poker stances for an anticipated Kyoto II deal in Copenhagen, the EU’s climate and energy targets for 2020 were seen as a ‘me first!’ momen...

Green push paying off for GP mill

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dailyheraldtribune.com - The addition to products such as toilet paper, paper towel and tea bags, the kraft-process pulp mill, located 10 kilometres south of Grande Prairie on Resources Road, is selling electricity generat...

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