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TTIP trade talks: Greenpeace leak 'shows risks of EU-US deal' - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - EU standards on the environment and public health risk being undermined by compromises with the US, Greenpeace has warned, citing leaked documents. The environmental group obtained 248 pages of cla...

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Paris is notorious for snarled-up traffic and cranky drivers - but cars are gradually being edged out as the city steps up a life-or-death battle to cut pollution. A stroll along the French capital...

Vietnam protest over mystery fish deaths - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Hundreds of people have held a rare protest in Vietnam against the unexplained mass death of fish on the country's central coast. Vast numbers of dead fish have appeared across some 200km (125 mile...

7 conservationists win the ‘Green Oscars’

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news.mongabay.com - This year’s Whitley Awards — often referred to as the “Green Oscars” — has been given to seven conservationists chosen from a pool of over 120 applicants from 53 countries for their “innovative con...

UNEP Annual Report 2015 - Environmental Governance

unep.org - Through UNEP’s support, 11 countries undertook new legal and institutional measures to improve implementation of internationally agreed environmental goals over the last two years. Two countries al...

UNEP Annual Report 2015 - Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Consumption and Production

unep.org - UNEP aims to provide enabling conditions for promoting more sustainable consumption choices and lifestyles. Progress here is demonstrated by the number of public and private sector institutions tha...

Illegal logging “mafia” arrested in Peru

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news.mongabay.com - Several members of an illegal logging gang in Peru were reportedly arrested last Friday in Ucuyali, an inland region located in the Amazon rainforest. According to reports, a joint action by the Uc...

Haze-stricken Malaysia proposes drastic new firefighting measures

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news.mongabay.com - Struck early this year by the annual haze scourge, Malaysia has proposed to amend the Environmental Protection Act so that the state can seize badly burning land, often set alight by palm oil inter...

EU is central to tackling climate change, says Ed Miliband

theguardian.com - Ed Miliband has joined a cross-party attempt to persuade voters that leaving the EU would damage the environment. The former Labour leader has signed a joint declaration with environment secretary ...

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